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Conservation Voters Back Grier

The North Carolina League of Conservation Voters endorsed Grier Martin for the NC House of Representatives.  For the full list of NCLCV endorsements click here. NCLV also gave Grier a prefect score of 100% for his voting record in the House on environmental issues.
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Social Workers Endorse Grier

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Teachers Endorse Grier

The North Carolina Association of Educators has endorsed Grier Martin for the North Carolina House of Representatives. “The work these candidates are doing to strengthen our communities and ensure that every child receives a quality public education is to be commended,” said Kristin Beller, president of Wake NCAE. “An endorsement by Wake NCAE lets voters know [...]
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Sierra Club Endorses Grier Martin

The Sierra Club has endorsed Grier for his “demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment”.  
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Working People Endorse Grier

The AFL-CIO of North Carolina has endorsed Grier Martin for NC House.    
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Rep. Martin Meets with AARP

Representatives of the North Carolina AARP met with Rep. Martin today to discuss several issues important to AARP members. In particular, the meeting focused on a program to assist family members who are caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. Rep. Martin’s grandfather died of complications from early onset Alzheimer’s in 1974 and his grandmother was a caregiver [...]
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Serving our Homeless Veterans

Raleigh-area homeless veterans had a chance to get healthcare, food, showers and info on VA benefits, job training, housing and other services at the annual Veterans Stand Down yesterday. The Stand Down commenced with a brief ceremony where Rep. Grier Martin, an Afghanistan veteran, was the keynote speaker. Rep. Martin noted that when every veteran took their oath of enlistment, they took on an obligation to our nation. At the same time, however, our nation took on an obligation to that veteran. Ending homelessness amongst veterans is a way to fulfill that obligation. Rep. Martin is the sponsor of HB1573, which would help the state, and federal governments deliver services to homeless veterans.
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Grier at Daniels Middle School Career Day

Daniels Middle School held a Career Day symposium today highlighting jobs with a humanities focus. Rep. Grier Martin was one of a group of speakers invited to share the importance of the humanities in their jobs. Rep. Martin spoke of the need to speak and write effectively and to understand the history and culture of [...]
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Teachers Give Grier Martin an A

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) today released a report card grading every member of the General Assembly. According to its president Sheri Strickland, “NCAE looked at the voting records of legislators that reflect action on a number of issues addressing students and schools and the level of support the General Assembly provided to [...]
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Creating jobs for NC in the Global Economy

North Carolina is working to promote economic growth and stimulate job creation in the global economy. The bipartisan Committee on Global Engagement is working to make North Carolina the most globally engaged state in the nation. Rep. Grier Martin is a member of the committee, which began meeting last month. The Committee’s most recent meeting [...]
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