CBS 17 special ‘Local Matters’ offers viewpoints on key issues from 2 NC members of Congress

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — COVID-19 showed just how unprepared we were for a pandemic.

Medical masks, gowns, latex gloves and the most basic of what’s needed to keep first responders from also getting sick were in short supply. What are doing to keep that from ever happening again?

Veterans make up nearly 10 percent of North Carolina’s population. They served our country, sacrificed their limbs, suffered brain injuries, served bravely, and did it all to protect our freedoms. So why aren’t we taking better care of them?

Billions upon billions of dollars are needed to fix our state’s roads and bridges, improve our rail system, upgrade our runways and there is not enough money to do it. Will leaders in Washington come together or crumble just like our infrastructure?

While they are wide apart on some issues they are close together on others. Two parties and two members of Congress both responsible for helping North Carolina — Rep. Deborah Ross and Richard Hudson — offer their take on all of these issues including green energy.

Windmills off the coast of Nags Head or Wrightsville Beach. What is the status of efforts to make North Carolina a leader in green energy.

Something is out there — what is it? Is it an “it” or “human”? They’re breaking every law of physics, and the Pentagon is not denying what we’re seeing on their own video. For decades the government reports of unidentified flying objects have been kept secret, but in days much more will be revealed. Just what does that mean for all of us?

Ross and Hudson sit down with CBS 17’s Russ Bowen. Local Matters airs Sunday at noon on CBS 17.

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