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Martin Endorsed by Teachers’ Group

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) has endorsed Grier Martin in the 2018 election for the NC House. NCAE’s membership comprises thousands of educators throughout the state. “Our members understand now more than ever how important it is to elect courageous leaders who will stand up for students, educators, and their communities,” said NCAE [...]
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Teachers Endorse Grier

The Wake NCAE (North Carolina Association of Educators) has endorsed the campaign of Grier Martin for the NC House of Representatives.  For more info click here.
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Statement on the UNC Board of Governors

Today, the House nominated members to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. In determining my vote, I considered the fact that one of the most important functions of the Board is to select and retain the President of the University system. I noted that this year the Board was confronted with the important [...]
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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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Reading to Preschoolers

Grier visited Harp’s Mill Creative School in North Raleigh yesterday.  In addition to hearing about the great support Smart Start provides to schools in North Carolina, Grier got a chance to read to a preschool class.  The book was “I Am Small” about a baby penguin in a big world.
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Grier Speaks to Retired Teachers

Rep. Grier Martin spoke at today’s meeting of the Wake County Chapter of the North Carolina Retired School Personnel (NCRSP).  Grier discussed his opposition to the drastic cuts to education passed by the General Assembly this year and heard concerns from retirees about their benefits and other issues.  Several other members of the General Assembly [...]
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Grier at NC State ROTC ceremony

The N.C. State ROTC Department held a change of command ceremony August 19. Rep. Grier Martin attended the event where Lt. Col. Ken Ratashak turned over command to Lt. Col. Randall Wheeler.  Lt. Col. Ratashak has been at N.C. State since 2008 and is retiring from the Army.
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Candidate Forum at Raleigh Charter School

Grier participated in a candidate forum Friday at Raleigh Charter High School.  The forum was a part of the school’s civics, economics, and US history curriculum and also included campaign staff and members of the media.  Grier spoke about his candidacy and answered questions from the students on issues such as education, transportation, and budgets.
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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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