February 7, 2023/Media

NCDP Statement Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Address

Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union address tonight, North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Bobbie Richardson released the following statement:

“In two years, President Biden and Democrats have helped our economy recover from crisis and are laying the foundation for strong and stable growth – creating 12 million jobs, getting folks back to work with the lowest unemployment since 1969, and empowering a record 10.5 million new small businesses to open their doors.

“President Biden’s legislative accomplishments have made it possible for thousands of new clean energy jobs to come to North Carolina and take us into a made-in-America future, invested in critical projects like the Alligator River Bridge on the Carolina coast, increased the affordability of high-speed internet to nearly 600,000 families, and will save North Carolinians an estimated $25 million in out-of-pocket health care costs.

“While Democrats are making progress toward rebuilding the middle class, securing a more prosperous future for North Carolina families, and building a stronger union, Republicans are pushing an extreme agenda that leaves families behind and tears apart our democracy.”