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April 3, 2020 Blog Post
Even during these tough times, I want you to know that as a public servant, my staff and I are working around the clock to ensure that our North Carolina communities in our state remain safe, healthy and have the resources they need to navigate the economic and health uncertainty caused by COVID-19.
September 3, 2019 Blog Post
I just received an updated briefing from FEMA and wanted you to have the most recent information on Hurricane Dorian and its impact on North Carolina. After stalling for an extended period the storm is now moving 5mph to the northeast along the Florida coast. Though it has been downgraded in category, Hurricane Dorian remains potentially dangerous with 110mph winds and an expanded wind field as the scope of the storm has expanded to hold a radius of about 60 miles with the strongest winds on the northern portion of the storm.
August 27, 2019 Blog Post
“He’s willing to stand there and try to explain, give a good answer to tough questions,” Rev. Odell Cleveland of Greensboro’s Mt. Zion Baptist Church said. “That’s what the African American community likes about him. To expose himself to questions that are not kind to him and answer. That’s the true measure of a man.”
July 26, 2019 Blog Post
This visit to a dying veteran reminded me that what we do is much more than sound bites, debates, bills, and texts. Those things faded in that small room, and the true power of compassion, respect, and honor was distinctly evident and real. These are the things that will rise above the rhetoric that marks our time.
April 5, 2019 Blog Post

Blog Post by Veteran Outreach Liaison Cory Spoor

Today is what truly makes this job incredible.

Over the past two months, I was fortunate enough to get to know World War II Veteran John Del Roso who currently resides at Heritage Greens Senior Living Facility.

April 5, 2019 Blog Post
Blog Post by Veteran Outreach Liaison Cory Spoor: I thoroughly enjoyed my recent trip to the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center (NCTRC). The center's mission is to empower children and adults with physical, mental, emotional and social challenges to create more active, healthy and fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.
January 10, 2019 Blog Post
Trey’s heart for service is genuine. Though most members of Congress are quickly forgotten, Gowdy’s combination of character and skill will be remembered, though not replicated, for years to come. Trey made a real difference, not just an argument. Godspeed, Trey Gowdy. America is a better place because of your service and I’m a better person because of your friendship and example.
September 13, 2018 Blog Post
North Carolina native, Brock Long, the Administrator of FEMA expressed in our call today, “Emergency management is a team sport, from the individual all the way to the federal government.” The National Guard is being activated and more than 200 rescue team personnel have arrived at Fort Bragg. President Trump approved the emergency declaration requested by our North Carolina delegation and the Governor.
August 2, 2018 Blog Post
Thanks to tax reform, Advanced Superabrasives of Mars Hill, North Carolina, is creating high-paying jobs, investing in workforce training and growing its operations. But what’s even more impressive is it has already given many of the 43 employees not just one, not just two, but three pay raises in 2018.
July 19, 2018 Blog Post
Washington is broken. When I came to Congress, I made a promise to work every day to fix it and make D.C. work for the people of North Carolina. This week, we made another big stride in delivering on that commitment.