What people are saying about Grier
“an energetic, imaginative legislator not afraid to break with the partisan status quo.”— Raleigh News & Observer, 11/01/06
Rep. Grier Martin (D-Wake) and Rep. Skip Stam (R-Wake) joined a panel of professors at N.C. State’s annual Holtzman Public Policy Forum. The topic of this year’s event was redistricting reform. Martin and Stam introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to reform the way legislative and congressional districts are drawn. Read more about the [...]
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.”
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.