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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 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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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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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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Grier Speaks to The Heritage’s Men’s Group

Rep. Martin was the guest speaker today at The Heritage’s Men’s Group breakfast. He talked about the budget process and the need to create jobs and fielded questions from the group on health care, campaign finance reform, and man other topics. The Heritage is a senior living community located off Falls of the Neuse Rd. [...]
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Martin calls for better care for elderly

Rep. Martin participated in a “Caring For Our Elders” town hall meeting in Raleigh yesterday. He heard from many attendees concerned about declining care for senior citizens. While there are many good ideas for improvement, Rep. Martin called for adequate funding to make sure these ideas are implemented. Read more about it here in the [...]
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