ENG:Sue Wilkins Myrick(born August 1, 1941) was the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district, serving since 1995 to 2013. She is a member of the Republican Party. She is the first Republican woman to represent North Carolina in Congress. On February 7, 2012, she announced that she was retiring. She left Congress in January 2013 and was replaced by Robert Pittenger.
Early life, education, and business career
Myrick was born in 1941 in Tiffin, Ohio. She graduated from Port Clinton High School in Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio. She attended Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio between 1959 and 1960. Prior to going into public relations and advertising, she was a Sunday School Teacher. Sue is the former President and CEO of Myrick Advertising ...
US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) voted today in favor of HR 3630, The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act.
In a statement following today’s vote, Rep. Myrick said:
“The Senate has failed to act. The Super Committee failed to act. This bill, which includes provisions with bipartisan support, does what the Senate and Super Committee were unable to accomplish– agree on a plan that cuts spending and enacts reforms that will keep taxes low for American families and spur economic growth and job creation. Most importantly, the bill passed today is offset by necessary ...
U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick, R-9th District, smiled broadly on Friday evening as she presented medals to 16 U.S. service veterans, including 11 from Gaston County.
More than 100 people attended the ceremony held on Veterans Day at Myrick’s Gastonia office on Main Avenue.
The occasion marked a day of celebration and entitlement for the veterans and their families.
Myrick’s staff had been working with either the veterans themselves or their families to get the medals they had a right to upon discharge from the branches of the military where they served.
Eight veterans were honored ...
Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) has released the following statement after passage of the Conference Report for remaining FY 2012 Appropriations:
“I’m glad that we’re done with short-term Continuing Resolutions and have actually addressed spending for the remainder of the fiscal year. While the process wasn’t ideal, we were able to get non-defense spending down to 2008 levels and eliminate 42 unnecessary government programs. But enough is enough. It’s been 961 days since the Senate has passed a budget, and while FY 2012 has been resolved, what we passed today ...
How Modernity ‘Radicalizes’ Western Muslims By Raymond Ibrahim: A new Danish statistical study finds that “Muslims [are] 218 percent more criminal in second generation than first.” While some of these crimes are clearly related to Islam—such as attacks on Muslim apostates to Christianity—others, such as rampant theft of non-Muslims, would appear … Continue reading →