July 23, 2016

Newsletter from the Office of Senator Angela R. Bryant

      Halifax, Nash, Vance, Warren and Wilson Counties District – 4 Senator Angela R. Bryant Volume 14, Issue X July 21, 2016 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 door are always open […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Honoring Our Four-Legged Heroes

Photo of the Week   This is a shot from Thursday’s markup session on the Energy and Commerce Committee — wrapping up amendments on ?HR5510?, the ?FTC? Process and Transparency Reform Act of 2016.   Weekly Update This week the House Republicans voted to restore the separation of powers our founders created through the Constitution. […]

Senator Richard Burr: The Senate is Working for You

The Senate was very productive this week. We passed several major pieces of legislation that address some of the serious problems that people deal with in communities across North Carolina and around the country. One of the most important pieces of legislation we passed is the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. This bill, which is […]

Butterfield, Bennet, Rubio, McCaul, Duffy, Van Hollen Introduce RACE for Children Act to Boost Pediatric Cancer Research

Thursday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) joined U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), along with Representatives Michael T. McCaul (R-TX-10), Sean Duffy (R-WI-07), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-08), to introduce the RACE for Children Act (the Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity for Children Act) to support the development of novel and […]

Butterfield Invites HUD Secretary to Tour Wilson; Prioritize Blight Removal

On July 11, 2016, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Julián Castro, inviting him to visit Wilson, North Carolina in the First Congressional District, to witness firsthand the community’s recent growth and the challenges faced by the community as a result of blighted properties.  […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Our national security is too important to treat so carelessly

Photo of the Week This week we were very excited to welcome our second session of 2016 summer interns to Team Ellmers! Christina Harp was born and raised in Cary and graduated from NC State University. Christina is now pursuing a graduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Dylan Blackburn is […]

Congressman G. K. Butterfield Newsletter

Heard It First: Gun control takes center stage; Durham mourns the loss of civil rights legend; Butterfield leads call to halt immigration raids; Jobs and Justice Tour concludes Dear Friend,   Last month, our country suffered a brutal and deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.  The senseless tragedy that claimed 49 lives and injured dozens […]

Butterfield, House Democrats Call for a Vote on Legislation to Prevent Gun Violence

Following a historic sit-in on the House Floor on June 22, 2016, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and House Democrats engaged in an orderly protest on the House Floor, respecting House rules.  For an hour and a half, over 70 Democratic Members made a continuous series of unanimous consent requests, asking Republican leaders to bring […]

Senator Angela Bryant Newsletter

      Halifax, Nash, Vance, Warren and Wilson Counties District – 4 Senator Angela R. Bryant Volume 14, Issue IX July 5, 2016 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 door are always open […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Happy Independence Day!

Photo of the Week Thank you to Miss North Carolina Jr. High, Caroline Marshall, for this lovely framed photo of the winning entry from the coloring contest she sponsored for fourth and fifth graders as part of her anti-bullying platform.   Weekly Update North Carolina’s veteran population has grown consistently over the last four years—on […]

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