We work to elect those whose ideas, policies and mission are to create good jobs and an economy that works for everyone, to provide a quality education from pre-k through college, to protect the civil rights of all people, and to build strong communities across our state where people have access to affordable healthcare and clean air and drinking water. Simply put - we believe in equality, opportunity, and prosperity for all.
March 14, 2017
In his first State of the State message, on March 13, 2017, Gov. Roy Cooper sought cooperation on education, health care, drug abuse, creating jobs, HB2 repeal, raising the age for juvenile court proceedings, and disaster recovery.
To view the speech (38 minutes): see: https://www.facebook.com/NCgovernor/videos/1797813780538541/
The prepared text: https://governor.nc.gov/news/2017-state-state-remarks-prepared-delivery
March 12, 2017
Several hundred people, including an estimated 200 newcomers, attended precinct meetings March 11 at East Chapel Hill High School. In the photo, those raising their hands are first-timers at precinct meetings.
March 02, 2017
The FightingForFamilies news conference on March 2 announced the Economic Security Act of 2017.
Democrats are pushing for progressive policy for working people. HB238 calls for raising the minimum wage and tipped minimum wage, mandating equal pay for equal work, requiring paid sick and medical leave, ending wage theft, banning the box, repealing public employee collective bargaining restrictions, and reinstating the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Care Tax Credits.
March 01, 2017
"As your Member of Congress, I want to hear from you about what I can do to better represent you in Washington.
"I hope you’ll join me to voice your concerns and have questions answered about the issues that are important to you. I encourage you to RSVP. My staff will be on hand to help you with any issues you may be having with federal government agencies."
March 01, 2017
He'll be talking about the state of the NC Democratic Party with new Chair Wayne Goodwin and the three new vice chairs, including Matt Hughes of Orange County. Tune in at http://Facebook.com/graigmeyer
The video will be available on his Facebook page afterwards.