March 31, 2015

Senator Richard Burr: Budget, Face The Nation, Obamacare

This week, the Senate made good on a promise made this past fall – we passed the Republican budget 52-46 after a thorough debate and amendment process. Over the last few years, Washington has continued to rack up debt, without ever checking to see whether we can pay government’s bill. Passage of a budget that […]

Reps. Adams, Butterfield and Price Urge Senators Burr and Tillis to Support Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12), G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and David Price (NC-04) today sent a letter urging North Carolina’s two U.S. Senators to support Loretta Lynch, who is a North Carolina native, in her nomination for Attorney General.  Senators Burr and Tillis previously announced their opposition to Lynch’s nomination.   The […]

Butterfield Statement on Republican-Passed FY’16 Budget

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after voting against the Republican Fiscal Year 2106 Budget, which passed in the House today: “I’m dismayed that we find ourselves here yet again.  The Republican majority, moments ago, passed their FY’16 budget which does little to address the concerns and needs of […]

Butterfield Remembers Legacy of Willie Bradshaw

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement today on the passing of Durham great, Willie Bradshaw: “I join the entire Durham community in expressing my deepest sorrow at the passing of Mr. Willie Bradshaw.  Mr. Bradshaw is fondly remembered as an iconic athlete, coach, and educator, who committed his life […]

Senator Richard Burr: New Website, Cybersecurity, Capital Tonight

Americans have unfortunately become all too familiar with the constant threat to their personal information from hackers.  As the recent attacks on Target, Anthem Blue Cross and Sony illustrate, cybersecurity threats come from both here and abroad, and Americans’ most sensitive data is the target. Last week, I introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at addressing this threat: the […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Two Bills Introduced This Week!

Photo of the Week I brought a little bit of the south to the halls of the Capitol this week! I picked these beautiful boots up as a belated birthday present to myself in Johnston County, North Carolina.   Weekly Update This was a busy week legislatively as I reintroduced two important bills — one […]

Butterfield to Join Dept. of Health & Human Services for Panel on Impact of Affordable Care Act on North Carolina Women for ACA 5th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday, March 23rd, Rep. G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will join Dr. Pamela Roshell, Department of Health and Human Services Director for Region IV, for a roundtable discussion and celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the Patients’ Protections and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).  Joining in the celebration, which also marks Women’s History […]

Senator Angela Bryant Legislative Update

    Alert from the Office of Senator Bryant   If you no longer wish to receive information from our office, please click here           Website     Community Programs     Death Penalty     Prisons / Jails     Sentencing     Juveniles     Research    March 13, […]

Senator Richard Burr: Cybersecurity, Today Show, Veteran Homelessness

Over the last few years, our country has been the victim of numerous cyber-attacks that have become increasingly more dangerous. Millions of Americans have had their personal information stolen. For years, both the business community and our agencies that keep our country safe have asked Congress for legislation that addresses these threats. I’m pleased to […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Visiting Around the District

Photo of the Week I really enjoyed visiting with members of the North Carolina Home Builders Association. During our meeting, we had an opportunity to talk about the challenges that small business owners face and ways that Congress can work to ease the strains and stresses placed upon them.   Weekly Update This week in […]