Straight Shooter With an Independent Voice

Grier Martin is an independent advocate for our city, standing up to the old time politicians. He fought to enact new ethics laws and from his first day on the job refused to accept gifts, meals, anything from lobbyists – and is standing up to protect education and our environment. That’s why the N&O called Martin “a straight shooter with an independent voice.”

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News & Observer Endorses Grier Martin

The Raleigh News & Observer today endorsed Grier Martin for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives: Grier Martin, 47, is a Democrat and a lawyer who also is a military veteran and has done well for his constituents in the House. He has deep ties in North Carolina, and has exhibited an open-minded [...]

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Bringing Jobs to NC

As our state struggles to recover form the national recession, we must do everything we can to keep North Carolinians working.  Grier is working to encourage small businesses to keep and add jobs over the next two years.  He also supported loans that will help small businesses make it through these tough times.

Leading by Example

As an Afghanistan veteran, Martin leads the way to improve life for veterans and their families. He started the bipartisan Military Veterans Caucus, and fights to help veterans get access to health care, especially for traumatic brain injuries (TBI), help veterans avoid foreclosure, and provide more educational opportunities. For his work the Disabled American Veterans named him their “Legislator of the Year.”


Smart Investments

Families in Raleigh are tightening their budgets, and so must the state. But, the devastating cuts of the last few years have gone too far.  Even in tough times investing in education must remain a top priority. It is the key to jobs, economic recovery, and our future.