May 4, 2015

Butterfield Introduces Bill to Take Recalled Rental Cars Off the Road

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) introduced H.R. 2198, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015 that would prohibit rental car companies from renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall.  Butterfield joined Reps. Lois Capps (D-CA), Walter Jones (R-NC), and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) in introducing this bipartisan […]

Butterfield Reintroduces Highway Bill for Eastern North Carolina with Support of NC Delegation Members

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) reintroduced a bipartisan bill to designate two highways as a “future interstate” that will originate in Raleigh, North Carolina, and travel through Rocky Mount, Williamston, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina to Norfolk, Virginia.  H.R. 2211, or the ROAD Act, is the second of Butterfield’s transportation improvement […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Passing a Fiscally Responsible, Balanced Budget

Video of the Week   Take a moment and listen to my efforts to address problems at our local VA Hospitals. I have been working in Washington and with local VA officials to find solutions to problems experienced by veterans including access to care and lengthy wait times. Click here or on the picture above […]

Nathan Baskerville: Why I Support The Interbasin Transfer

As a legislator, I must make decisions based on what I think is best for our district….the district as it is today, and the district we would like it to become in the future. I support the Interbasin Transfer because I believe it to be necessary to position our district for the future. I support […]

Senator Richard Burr: Breakthrough Medical Devices legislation, Closing the loophole for Military Sex Offenders Passes the Senate Unanimously

Last week, after much debate and a lengthy amendment process, the Senate passed the bipartisan Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, 99-0. During the amendment process, I successfully championed legislation through the Senate that will close a loophole that has allowed sex offenders convicted under military courts to game the system and again victimize others. […]

Butterfield Statement on Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General of the United States

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Loretta Lynch: “Today is a historic day for our country as Loretta Lynch, a North Carolina native, becomes the first African American female to serve as our nation’s top law enforcement official.  Her experience and qualifications will be […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Continuing the Fight to Save the 440th Airlift Wing

Photo of the Week . It was an honor joining House and Senate leaders as members on both sides of the aisle came together to sign bipartisan legislation to permanently strengthen Medicare and end decades of temporary billion-dollar patches. This legislation puts Medicare on a more sustainable path and guarantees certainty and stability to our […]

Senator Richard Burr: K-12 Education, Student Loans, and Highway Improvements

This week, my efforts in the Senate were focused on education as the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee worked on legislation to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). I was pleased to rectify an inequity that has plagued North Carolina’s low income students for several years. During the week, I was able […]

Newsletter from the Office of Sen. Angela R. Bryant

      Halifax, Nash, Vance,  Warren and Wilson Counties District – 4 Senator Angela R. Bryant Volume 11, Issue XII Thursday, April 16, 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 […]

North Carolina Delegation Introduces Bipartisan Highway Bill for Military Corridor

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced a bipartisan bill to designate two highways as “high priority corridors” and “future interstates” that will better connect Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the North Carolina Global TransPark, Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, and the Port of Morehead City with the rest of North Carolina […]