RALEIGH -- Republicans and Democrats came together Wednesday to wish Rep. Becky Carney of Mecklenburg County warm thoughts after she announced that she has stage 2 breast cancer.
- Rep. Becky Carney has breast cancer.
- Members of the legislature from across the aisle wished her well Wednesday.
- She has been a member of the House for 16 years.
Carney, who is a Democrat, has been a member of the State House for 16 years.
She said she plans to begin chemotherapy soon.
This is not the first time Carney has faced a health issue while in office, however.
In 2009, she suffered a heart attack while at the Legislative Building.