As we begin 2013, our country and state face many challenges. Creating jobs and reducing our national debt are two of my top priorities, and tackling them in a meaningful way will require political courage and cooperation from Democrats and Republicans. This year, I will keep working to find bipartisan solutions to our most pressing issues.
In 2013, I also remain committed to providing first-rate constituent services to all North Carolinians. If you run into bureaucratic red tape, please know that the doors of my office are always open.
Over the last four years, I’ve traveled to every corner of our state, meeting with North Carolinians one-on-one. In all 100 counties, I’ve held face-to-face meetings—known as “Conversations with Kay”—that allow me to hear your questions and concerns firsthand. I’ve gone to work helping North Carolinians solve problems on the ground, from ensuring veterans receive the benefits they’ve earned to helping homeowners stay in their homes.