It’s an understatement to say this year has been challenging. I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy, and that you’re able to take some time to relax as this year comes to an end.
As I reflect on this past year, I’m so incredibly grateful that you’ve stood by my side through it all. We flipped our district blue for the first time in a decade and forged a new path forward for our community and for our country. That’s no small feat. And without your support, it wouldn’t have been possible.
Testing is crucial to contain the spread of COVID-19. Thankfully, there are plenty of no-cost community sites throughout the state. I got tested on Thursday afternoon and got my results by Friday morning. Keep wearing your mask, waiting six feet apart, and washing your hands. North Carolinians are resilient, and we will continue to combat this pandemic together.
Michael Regan, North Carolina’s top environmental regulator, selected to lead the Environmental Protection Agency
Wonderful news and a proud moment for North Carolina. I’m looking forward to working with Michael Regan and the Biden Administration to protect our environment.
As Congress closes in on more COVID-19 relief, we can’t forget the industries that have been hit hardest. Aid for our independent restaurants and their workers is essential for a full economic recovery. Restaurants add so much to our communities and make our cities and towns special. COVID-19 relief needs to include aid for our independent restaurants and their employees, especially those who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Here’s a great opinion piece from my friend and small business owner Cheetie Kumar. Congress needs to step up and support small business owners who are doing
Beginning tomorrow, Wake County will no longer require registration before getting a free COVID-19 test. Just schedule an appointment through the link below and bring your government-issued ID. Testing is easy, accessible, and necessary to fight this pandemic.