Rep. Etheridge statement on Jesse Helms

“Senator Helms dedicated his life to serving the people of North Carolina. Whether people agreed or disagreed with him, Senator Helms would always let his constituents know where he stood on the important issues of the day. My condolences go out to his family, his wife, his children and his grandchildren,” said U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-Lillington).