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Hailing from the city where the "Greensboro Four" altered the course of our nation's history forever, Senator Hagan is a leader on issues such as reforming our education system, providing access to affordable, quality health care, protecting civil rights, restoring access to affordable housing, and ensuring the fair administration of justice.
Senator Hagan believes that all Americans deserve an equal opportunity to attend a quality school, earn a good living, and be treated with dignity and respect. Our country has made great strides in combating discrimination, strengthening civil rights and moving toward more equitable treatment of all Americans, regardless of race or gender. However, Senator Hagan also knows that much more remains to be done.
The first bill Senator Hagan co-sponsored in the U.S. Senate, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, sought to end pay discrimination in the workplace. That bill is now law.
In celebration of the bravery of the "Greensboro Four," Senator Hagan spoke at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum grand opening.
Senator Hagan was also a leader in the successful fight for justice for African American farmers - including more than 4,000 NorthCarolinians - who were unfairly discriminated against when applying for financial help in the 1980s and 1990s. Along with Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), she introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure these farmers receive their due settlements and worked tirelessly with her colleagues to right this wrong for our farmers.
Senator Hagan strongly supported the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which provides state and local law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to prosecute hate crimes, including violent crimes based on gender or disability.
Senator Hagan also supports North Carolina's Native American communities. Along with her North Carolina colleague Senator Richard Burr, she is working to provide full federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, who are among the earliest North Carolinians.
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