As your State Senator, I am committed to helping the citizens of the 48th District. This website was designed to keep you informed and to help guide you towards help or assistance in many ways. If you’d like to recognize a special achievement, need help with an agency, need a list of resources, or simply would like to meet with me- this site can help us.
Sen. Edwards Supports $125 Million Funding to Launch NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program
In response to economic losses related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Senator Edwards voted in support of [X BILL] that recognizes the critical role small businesses play in our state's economy. The bill provides $125 million in funding to the Golden LEAF Foundation to establish the Rapid Recovery Program to support NC small businesses and family farms.
'Buncombe County Jobs Recovery Act' Help 394 Businesses Receive Grant
The collaborative effort between Senator Edwards and area organizations helped established a $5 million COVID-19 relief grant program that jump-started 394 Buncombe County businesses in receiving awards ranging from $2,000 to $50,000 to help them safely and sustainably reopen.