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Two of my Senate colleagues make a very strong case for why a truly bipartisan board of ethics and elections is right for North Carolina. They cite many of the reasons I supported the measure in legislation in November 2016, then after a multitude of court battles, I supported it to be on the ballot next week.

America has always been a melting pot of different cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and nationalities. The one thing that has always crossed these differences is love for country and freedom.

Over this legislative season, I have been proud to work in the North Carolina Senate to create lasting and real change to better the lives of citizens in District 48 and across the state. Some of the changes that I am most proud of are the changes that we have made to education.

So many young people seem enthralled with the attention they see athletes receive in the media. While our right to protest is protected, and can sometimes lead to needed change, there are better times than others to exercise this privilege. Please see my recent op-ed picked up by the Hendersonville Lightning here.

 

See my recent Op-ed in the Asheville Citizen-Times regarding why the election process for the City of Asheville requires some modernization.  Find it here.