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Grier Protects Troops From Predatory Lending

Rep. Martin spoke out against HB 810, a bill that will allow predatory lenders to charge exorbitant interest rates to citizens.  The bill would place a particular burden on our servicemembers and is opposed by the leaders of all North Carolina’s military bases.  Our senior citizens would also be harmed and the AARP is opposed [...]
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Martin Delivers Keynote Speech at Garner Veteran’s Day Celebration

Grier Martin was the keynote speaker at the Town of Garner’s Veteran’s Day Celebration, Nov. 11, 2010 at at Aversboro Road Baptist Church.  Martin spoke of the need to take care of our current generation of returning veterans.  Martin is an Army veteran of Afghanistan and currently serves in the Army Reserve with an airborne [...]
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NC Voters for Clean Elections Gives Grier Martin Perfect Score on Political Reform

The non-partisan North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections (NCVCE) coalition has released its 2010 legislative scorecard giving Grier Martin a perfect 100% score for his support of reform to our political system. The coalition also rated lawmakers on their lifetime support for reform. Martin was one of only 23% percent of legislators to receive a [...]
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Grier Recognized by Chamber of Commerce for Jobs Legislation

Grier Martin was recognized today at a meeting of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors for his efforts in passing a law giving tax relief to companies that produce interactive digital media.  Also recognized were Sen. Richard Stevens (R-Wake) and Rep. Chris Heagarty (D-Wake). The Triangle is the third largest center for interactive [...]
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Teachers Endorse Grier Martin

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) endorsed Grier Martin in his race for the NC House.  NCAE’s members include teachers throughout the state.  Sheri Strickland, a teacher and President of NCAE said, “our members understand now more than ever how important it is to elect courageous leaders who will stand up for students, educators, [...]
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Constitution Day at Durant Rd. Middle School

Grier Martin participated in the 5th Annual Constitution Day Assembly at Durant Road Middle School today.  The Assembly celebrates the freedoms given to Americans in our Constitution.  Durant Road students honored the Constitution with music and dance performances, presentations by students, and a keynote speech by Mayor Meeker. Grier was honored to be the keynote [...]
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Martin Military Bills Signed Into Law

Three of Rep. Grier Martin’s bills benefiting North Carolina’s military community became law today. In a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Morrisville the Governor signed HB76, HB412, and HB614. HB76 helps ensure that servicemembers wishes for the disposition of their remains will be followed in North Carolina. HB412 modernizes the military justice laws [...]
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Grier Addresses Huntington’s Disease Convention

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) recently held its national convention in Raleigh.  Rep. Grier Martin addressed the opening session, welcoming  attendees from around the country to Raleigh.  Martin focused on the impact of Huntington’s Disease on families and noted that, in some respects, the convention was a family reunion of those whose lives [...]
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Martin Honored for Commitment to Air and Water Quality

The Conservation Council of North Carolina gave its “Defender of the Environment Award” to Rep. Grier Martin Thursday at its annual “Green Tie Awards Dinner.”  The award recognized Martin’s commitment to protecting the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink, and for his work in reducing America’s reliance on foreign oil. [...]
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Memorial Day at The Heritage of Raleigh

Grier spoke at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at The Heritage of Raleigh. The ceremony included patriotic music and speeches from Heritage residents who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Grier spoke of his experiences in Afghanistan and of the important example set by earlier generations of veterans. The Heritage of Raleigh is a senior living community located off of Falls of the Neuse Road.
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