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.”

More about Grier

Martin calls for teacher pay raise to national average on “Capital Tonight”

Rep. Grier Martin appeared on News 14′s “Capital Tonight” program this week.  Interviewed by News 14′s Tim Boyum, Martin noted he was glad to see the Governor and legislative leaders say they wanted a teacher pay increase in the coming short session.  However, Martin said that a one-time raise is inadequate and anything less than [...]

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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 worked 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 this year went 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.