August 31, 2015

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Hearing Firsthand from Small Businesses

Video of the Week Last week, I hosted a roundtable discussion with small business owners from Cary and Apex. We discussed the harmful impact of the health insurance tax as implemented through the Affordable Care Act. During this roundtable, I emphasized Congress’ efforts to repeal this tax through my co-sponsorship of H.R. 928. Click here […]

NC Housing Finance Agency Grant

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryant: News from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency North Carolina will gain $470 million in affordable rental apartments as the result of federal Housing Credits approved this month.  The new awards are expected to support 9,500 jobs in construction and other industries.  They will produce 3,690 privately owned, privately managed affordable […]

Butterfield Supports Iran Nuclear Agreement

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement: “After carefully reviewing the JCPOA, I have concluded that it is in the best interest of the United States and our allies to support this […]

Butterfield Marks Women’s Equality Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Wednesday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement recognizing the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which guarantees a woman’s right to vote: “Today, on Women’s Equality Day, we mark the progress and applaud the achievements women have made since gaining the right to vote 95 years ago.  Although women […]

Newsletter from the Office of Sen. Angela R. Bryant

NEWS FROM RALEIGH… I always welcome your comments, project updates, suggestions, and visits. My office door and electronic door are always open to you!  You are also invited to attend any and all Sessions and Committees.  Visit the website for Session and Committee meeting times.  As always, thank you for your support! SIDE NOTE   […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Welcoming Home Our Veterans

Photo of the Week:   I started the week at a Welcome Home Dedication for Sgt. Jonathan Rivenbark. This event was hosted by Helping a Hero, a nonprofit organization that identified and selected Sgt. Rivenbark for a newly-built, specially-adapted home in Legacy Lakes. It was wonderful to be at the event where we officially welcomed Sgt. […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Visiting Patients in the Second District

Photo of the Week  Photo by Tyler Douglas | The Daily Record This week, I toured Angier Dialysis in Harnett County where I was able to talk with health care providers and patients about the work they are doing. Scroll down to hear more about my visit to this Center.   Weekly Update: The August […]

Senator Richard Burr: ABLE Act, IRS Targeting, Benefits to Veterans

Last week, I was pleased to see that the North Carolina General Assembly passed the ABLE Act, and it is now on its way to Governor McCrory for his signature. I am proud that our state is championing this important law for North Carolinians with disabilities and their families. Check out Winston Salem Journal’s story […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Ensuring Access to Screenings

Photo of the Week This picture is from my very first visit to Fort Bragg in March, 2011. Since then, I have continually fought on behalf of the brave men and women in my district. As the representative of Fort Bragg, including the 440th Airlift Wing at the Pope Army Airfield, military and national defense […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Protecting Access to Healthcare

Photo of the Week I enjoyed talking with members of the Veterans Treatment Court of Harnett/Lee/Johnston County on Wednesday morning while they were in Washington attending the National Conference. From left to right are pictured Vernon Steward, District 11A District Attorney; Marsha Johnson, Clerk of the Superior Court–Harnett County; Chief District Court Judge Jacquelyn Lee; […]