January 31, 2015

Reps. Guthrie, Butterfield, Young & Kind Reintroduce Bill to Increase Access to Health Care in Underserved Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Todd Young (R-IN), and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) joined together to introduce H.R. 592, which will allow Medicare to reimburse pharmacists in medically underserved communities for certain health care services.  The bipartisan legislation, the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act, was […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Responding to the President’s State of the Union Address

Video of the Week: This week, I had the honor of speaking on behalf of H.R. 7 — as it is conservative legislation that advances the pro-life cause and guarantees that no taxpayer dollars are spent funding abortion. I will continue to     This week started with a bang, as President Obama attended a […]

Senator Richard Burr: SOTU, Meals on Wheels, and Child Care

This week the President gave his State of the Union speech – it was filled with words about working together and bipartisanship and yet, in the two weeks leading up to the State of the Union, he threatened to veto multiple bipartisan initiatives without ever seeing legislative text. The President began the year with an […]

Butterfield Statement on the State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: “There’s no denying that the country continues to make great gains.  Over the past six years, President Obama and Congressional Democrats have together delivered the longest stretch of economic and job growth […]

Senator Richard Burr: Gitmo, Agent Orange, and Sunday Shows

Last week I introduced legislation with Senators Ayotte, McCain, and Graham that would restrict transfers of detainees from Guantanamo Bay in order to best protect Americans and our national security.  The Detaining Terrorists to Protect America Act of 2015 would suspend international transfers of high and medium risk detainees, prohibit transfers of Guantanamo detainees to […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Providing Real Solutions for Everyday Americans

Video of the Week: I talked with Loretta Boniti, Senior Political Reporter, News 14 Carolina about the great opportunity we have in the 114th Congress to move forward on jobs, health care, veterans and other important issues to provide real solutions for the American people. Click here or on the photo above to view the […]

Butterfield Applauds Early Implementation of PLUS Loan Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s decision to enable students and their families to take advantage of new William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program regulations, also known as PLUS Loan regulations, as early as the summer semester.  The new PLUS Loan regulations reverse […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Turn that gift card into a gift, soon

Gift cards you got over the holidays should be considered cash that needs to be spent, and sooner rather than later. If you set a gift card aside planning to use it in the future, you could be out of luck. The store could go out of business, or close the location near you making […]

Senator Angela Bryant: Various Employment Opportunities- January 2015

  Alert from the Office of Senator Bryant   If you no longer wish to receive information from our office, please click here   LILLIAN’S LIST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Lillian’s List is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the position of Development and Communications Associate! This position involves fundraising and communications, with […]

Martin Luther King Jr Events in Vance County and Surrounding Areas

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryant are the following 2 events.  If you know of more please comment below! Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – 11:00am-12:00pm – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Civic Center, Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus, 200 Community College Road, Henderson, NC, Keynote speaker: Retired Colonel Archie Taylor, recently elected to chair the […]