June 21, 2013
Today Governor Holshouser's friends,
colleagues, and loved ones will gather at his memorial service to pay
their respects. His lifelong dedication and service to our
state was defined by many outstanding accomplishments that made North
Carolina a better place to live. Governor Holshouser was a trusted
counselor, great friend, an exemplary leader, and will be sorely
missed. Please keep Governor Holshouser and his family in your
thoughts and prayers.
This week the
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed my
legislation, S. 486, the Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act,
out of committee. I applaud this critical step in the effort to
regain access to one of North Carolina�s most scenic treasures.
Our work finally gives a voice to the people of North Carolina and all
those who come to see its coast while still balancing the needs of
the area�s wildlife and addressing any potential environmental
As a reminder, any college
students interested in interning with my office during the fall of
2013, the deadline for applications is next Friday. To apply, .
Applications and all accompanying materials must be received by 5:00 p.m.
on Friday, June 28th, 2013.
Today marks the first day of summer and many of you are planning
vacations to visit North Carolina�s beautiful mountains and coasts, or
other scenic locations across our great nation. If you are visiting
DC and would like a tour of the Capitol or the Library of Congress,
please take a look at my �� page or