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Garage Owners Name Martin “Legislator of the Year”

  The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) named Rep. Grier Martin their “Legislator of the Year” at their annual Automotive and Service Technology Expo in October.  The award was presented in recognition of Martin’s “outstanding leadership and support of the North Carolina automotive aftermarket industry”. IGONC is the largest organization in the state that [...]
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Grier Recognized for Protecting Environment

Rep. Grier Martin spoke today at a press conference recognizing legislators with a 100% record on environmental issues by Environment NC.  Joined by Rep. Deborah Ross, Rep. Garland Pierce, Rep. Jennifer Weiss, Rep. Marian McLawhorn, and Rep. Pricey Harrison, Martin talked about  fighting for clean air and safe drinking water and the importance of green [...]
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Secretary of Defense appoints Martin to Advisory Board

Rep. Grier Martin has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to a three-year term on the Reserve Forces Policy Board. The 20-member board serves as an independent advisor directly to the Secretary of Defense on strategies, policies and practices intended to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of military reserve forces from all [...]
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Grier Honored for Bringing “Sunshine” to Politics

Rep. Grier Martin was one of a select group of legislators to receive Democracy NC’s “Sunshine Award” for campaign finance transparency.  Fewer than 15% of North Carolina legislators were honored for submitting campaign finance disclosures that promote openness. “At a time of intense partisan wrangling, it’s great to see so many legislators across ideological and [...]
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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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Martin Honored For Commitment to Campaign Finance Openness

Rep. Grier Martin was one of a select few legislators honored today with Democracy NC’s “Sunshine Award.” Only 1 in 6 House members received the award, given for a “superior” commitment to openness in campaign finance disclosures. “The public is demanding a higher standard of ethical conduct and more accountability to voters rather than narrow [...]
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Voters for Clean Elections Rates Grier 100% on Reform

The non-partisan North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections awarded Rep. Grier Martin a perfect 100% score in its annual scorecard of North Carolina legislators. The scorecard rates legislators on their commitment to reform our state’s elections. Martin received the top ranking for his votes in favor of reducing the importance of special interest money in [...]
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Brain Injury Association names Martin “Our Hero”

The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina presented Rep. Grier Martin with its “Our Hero” award at its annual reception Thursday. The Association honored Grier and Rep. Verla Insko for their successful work on legislation to provide greater care for victims of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and to improve standards for faclities that treat brain [...]
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Martin receives Charles Dick Medal of Merit from National Guard Association

On June 9th, Rep. Grier Martin was awarded the Charles Dick Medal of Merit from the National Guard Association of the United States for his support of the men and women of the National Guard and their families. According to the National Guard Association of the United States: “The Charles Dick Medal of Merit was [...]
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Martin rated 100% on Environment

Rep. Grier Martin received a rating of 100% on the Conservation Council of North Carolina’s 2008 Legislative Short Session Scorecard. The scorecard rates legislators on votes to promote cleaner air for North Carolinians to breathe and safer water to drink. The average score for members of the House was 71%. To view the entire scorecard, [...]
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