March 3, 2015

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Mr. President, Say Yes to Energy

Photo of the Week:   North Carolina’s Second District has received more wintry precipitation this season than usual. Driving conditions have been dangerous in many counties, so I hope all of you stayed safe and warm during last week’s snow storm.     Weekly Update: This past week, our president made the decision to place […]

Butterfield Disappointed in Senator Tillis for his Vote against North Carolina’s Own Loretta Lynch for United States Attorney General

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis’ vote against the nomination of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General of the United States: “I am deeply disappointed, as I’m sure many North Carolinians are, in Senator Thom Tillis’ vote this morning in the Senate Judiciary […]

Butterfield Urges Support for NC Native Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is not only poised to be the next Attorney General of the United States, but she is also a daughter of North Carolina. Born in Greensboro. Raised in Durham.  A North Carolinian through and through!     Watch the full video below     Butterfield Expresses Support for Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation

Rep. Butterfield To Highlight Easy, Free Tax Prep Program

On Wednesday, February 18, Representative G. K. Butterfield (NC-1st District) will be in Greenville and Louisburg to urge eligible North Carolina residents to use the IRS and North Carolina Free File programs to save money at tax time. In general, people with an income of $60,000 or less – roughly 70 percent of all taxpayers […]

Senator Richard Burr: Intel Hearing, ABLE Act, Dean Smith Rememberance

Thursday in the Senate Intelligence Committee, I held the first open hearing of 2015 as Chairman. Nicolas Rasmussen, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), testified at an unclassified hearing on current terror threats. When questioned by Senator Rubio, Director Rasmussen explained that the Islamic State has newly expanded into Algeria and Afghanistan, greatly expanding […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Streamlining the Vaccine Approval Process

Picture of the Week: I am so thankful for the wonderful friends and coworkers who mailed me letters and passed along well-wishes in honor of my birthday this week. These beautiful tulips are from my good friend and colleague, Representative Martha Roby from Alabama. Thank you to everyone who reached out to me! This week […]

Newsletter from the Office of Senator Angela Bryant

  Volume 10, Issue XI Tuesday, February 3, 2015   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.  […]

Reps. Castor and Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Boost America’s Commitment to Medical Research

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Representatives Kathy Castor (FL-14) and G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced the Permanent Investment in Health Research Act to remove medical research funding from the political whims of congressional budget battles and place the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on more certain footing.  Flat funding and cuts to NIH are eroding America’s global competitive […]

Senator Richard Burr: Repealing Obamacare, Veteran Suicide, and Special Report with Bret Baier

This week, I introduced the Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility, and Empowerment (CARE) Act with my congressional colleagues Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.). The Patient CARE Act is the first bicameral legislative plan that repeals Obamacare and replaces it with common-sense, patient-focused reforms that reduce health care costs […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Repealing and Replacing Obamacare

Video of the Week: This week I spoke in support of H.R. 596, a bill advocating the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. This law has been a disaster for so many of you back home, and I assure you that I remain diligent in my efforts to create a replacement plan and provide relief for […]