November 23, 2014

Sen. Angela Bryant Seeks Pages for the 2015 Long Session

The office of Sen. Angela R. Bryant is currently seeking Page applicants for the the 2015 Long Session. The Senate Page Office will accept applications on a first-come, first-served basis. Each Senator can only select eight (8) Pages for the Long Session.  Pages will be appointed to serve beginning Feb. 2nd and continuing to the […]

Butterfield Elected Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus

Since coming to Congress, I have been a tireless advocate for the residents of the First Congressional District of North Carolina and all those in need of a fair shot.  Due to my steadfast leadership on many important issues, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has elected me to serve as their Chairman for the next […]

Butterfield Commends Passage of Bill to Name Rich Square Post Office in Honor of the late Chief Joseph E. White, Jr.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today commended the House passage of H.R. 5142, a bill he introduced to name the U.S. Post Office in Rich Square, North Carolina as the “Chief Joseph E. White, Jr. Post Office Building.” Butterfield said, “For more than 20 years, Chief Joseph White, Jr. served Northampton County […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: It’s Time to Build the Keystone XL Pipeline

Photo of the Week:  The Republican-controlled House voted for the ninth time this week to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, and I look forward to the Senate finally taking up this legislation for a vote this coming week. The above photo was taken right before my live interview on Fox Business Network, where we discussed […]

Legislative Update from Senator Burr

During the month of October, I was in North Carolina for a state-work period. While I was there, I sat down with WRAL about our state’s ability to respond to Ebola and penned an op-ed with my colleague Senator Coburn on an Ebola vaccine. I had a chance to spend the day at Pope Airfield […]

Butterfield Congratulates U.S. Representative Alma Adams on Becoming a Member of Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement congratulating U.S. Representative Alma Adams on becoming a Member of Congress: “I congratulate U.S. Representative Alma Adams, of North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District, on being sworn-in as one of Congress’s newest representatives tonight.  Today marks an historic occasion as Representative Adams becomes […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Thankful for Our Veterans

Photo of the Week: It is such an honor to represent so many veterans from North Carolina’s Second District in the United States Congress.   This week was certainly an exciting one. I’m really looking forward to working with the newly-elected Senate, as it will mean reduced taxes, less spending, more jobs, and long-awaited energy […]

Butterfield Cheers Nomination of North Carolina Native Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as Attorney General of the United States: “I could not be more pleased that President Obama nominated North Carolina native, U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch, to serve as our nation’s next Attorney General. Her decades […]

Warren County Education Forum November 13th, 2014


Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Spending Time with Our Veterans

Photo of the Week: It was such an honor meeting with the World War II Veterans from the Second District who attended this year’s trip to Washington, D.C. Above is Mr. Rayfield, a resident of Dunn who is also a N.C. Disabled Veteran of the Year. At the conclusion of the send-off event, members of […]