June 2, 2015

Representative Nathan Baskerville Newsletter

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Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: An Honorary Inductee

Video of the Week   I spoke with The Washington Times about the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States and what my amendment, the Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act, will do to assist victims. The anti-human trafficking legislation we passed in Congress, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, is on its […]

Newsletter from the Office of Sen. Angela R. Bryant

      Halifax, Nash, Vance,  Warren and Wilson Counties District – 4 Senator Angela R. Bryant       Volume II, Issue XIII Thursday,  May 28, 2015 To unsubscribe to this newsletter, please click here   NEWS FROM RALEIGH… I always welcome your comments, project updates, suggestions, and visits. My office door and electronic […]

Senator Richard Burr: Justice for Victims of Sex Trafficking, Land and Water Conservation Fund, and Memorial Day

Last week, The Hill ran an opinion piece I wrote about fixing education funding for low-income children. This funding inequity must be fixed for a simple reason — when federal money is intended to assist the neediest Americans, it must actually go to that very group. Otherwise, we are shortchanging the low income students we are […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: To the President’s Desk

Photo of the Week It was such an honor to be part of the bipartisan bill signing ceremony this week for the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act. I am especially thankful that my bill, the Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act, is included in this legislation and is now headed to the president’s […]

Senator Richard Burr: Student Loan Interest Rates, National Police Week, Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune

Last week, students and parents received good news: federal student loan interest rates are set to drop for the upcoming school year to 4.29 percent, down from 4.66 percent. I am thrilled students in North Carolina, and all across our nation, will see the interest rates on their student loans drop for the next year, […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: My Votes to Protect Life & Save the 440th Airlift Wing

Video of the Week: This week Time Warner Cable News did a report on my most recent efforts to save the 440th Airlift Wing. Click here or on the image above to watch the video.   Weekly Update: This week the House unanimously passed my 440th AW Amendment to the NDAA. My amendment is simple […]

Butterfield Highlights Education During May District Work Period

Congressman Butterfield’s District Work Period District Visits Focused on Education  May 4-8, 2015 Annual Congressional Art Competition Butterfield and the Congressional Art Competition Participants   During last week’s District Work Period, Congressman Butterfield greeted the participants of the Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and […]

Senator Richard Burr: ABC’s “This Week”, Corolla Wild Horses, Medicare Patients Access to Medical Technologies

On Sunday, I joined ABC’s Martha Raddatz on “This Week” and we discussed the Islamic State’s threat to the United States and the expiration of the Patriot Act’s data collection provision at the end of the month. While speaking about the renewal of the Patriot Act, I noted that “I do think it [Patriot Act] […]

Senator Angela R. Bryant: Medicaid Update

Senator Bryant Calls for Action on Economic Agenda, Expansion of Medicaid With crossover behind us and all eyes turned toward budget drafting, Senator Bryant and Senate Democratic Colleagues are pushing GOP leadership to stop focusing on divisive social issues, and instead focus on legislation that will bring jobs and economic development to North Carolina.  Raleigh, […]