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John Chavis Memorial Park

This morning I was able to take part in the historic John Chavis Memorial Park dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony. I look forward to enjoying the new renovations with the community.

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Offshore Wind Energy

North Carolina leads all other East Coast states in both offshore wind energy generation capacity potential and manufacturing potential. Offshore wind is projected to be a $140 billion industry in the US by 2035, and I believe North Carolina is positioned to lead the way in this development. As a champion for offshore wind, I’m pleased the Biden administration and Governor Cooper agree we must support these efforts.

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Equal Pay Act

On the 58th anniversary of the #EqualPay Act, we must remember that the gender pay gap is not simply a women’s issue, it is also a family issue. Women are the sole or co-breadwinner in half of American families with children.

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Biden Budget

It’s time to rebuild and revitalize America’s economy. The FY22 #BidenBudget proposes historic investments in:✔️Climate✔️Job Creation✔️Education✔️Infrastructure✔️Public Health

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D-Day June 6, 1944

We will never forget the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of the Americans who fought and died on #DDay 77 years ago today.

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The Taste of Pimento Cheese Festival

The Taste of Pimento Cheese Festival in Cary is June 4th – 13th. As a pimento cheese lover, I encourage you to check it out and support our local restaurants. https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/events/special-events/taste-of-pimento-cheese

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National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Movie theaters. Schools. Places of worship. Super markets. Sporting events. Concerts. Restaurants. Public transit.  No one should ever visit these places worried about being a victim in the next mass shooting. But, that is the reality of today’s America.  Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and my heart breaks for every person who knows the pain of losing a loved one to senseless gun violence.  Our country is in the middle of a gun violence epidemic, a preventable crisis. That’s why I supported and voted for two common-sense bills to strengthen background checks in the House. Now, it’s time

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Black Main Street

Learn more about the role Black Main Street plays in Raleigh’s history through a new series of murals. https://www.wral.com/black-main-street-murals-mark-the-lost-history-of-hargett-street-in-downtown-raleigh/19707388/

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Happy Pride Month

May we use this month to reflect on the history of the LGBTQ movement and work together to meet this moment with action. Together we can continue fighting for justice and the rights of all people.

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