October 25, 2014

Butterfield to Present $6 Million Check to Roanoke Electric Cooperative to Help Lower Customers Utilities Cost

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will present a $6 million check to the Roanoke Electric Cooperative made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Electric Program during a check presentation ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Roanoke Electric Cooperative Headquarters, 518 NC Highway 561, […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Ebola Update: It’s Time for Travel Restrictions

Photo of the Week: During Thursday’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on Ebola, I had the opportunity to hear first hand from many representatives and health agencies directly involved in combatting this disease. This hearing allowed for me to express my concerns about the response and preparedness efforts of health agencies both at home and […]

Congressman G. K. Butterfield: End of Summer Report & Launch of New Website

Washington Update End of Summer 2014 Report President Obama Signs Congressman Butterfield’s Bill President Obama signed H.J. Res 120, a bill Congressman Butterfield introduced to approve the site selected for a memorial that will recognize African Americans who fought for America’s independence during the American Revolution.   The memorial will be a fitting tribute to […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Leading the Discussion to Find New Cures

Photo of the Week: I hosted a roundtable discussion Thursday in Research Triangle Park on 21st Century Cures and Treatments, which featured federal and local representatives from the healthcare industry. It was an excellent way to discuss opportunities for accelerating the discovery, development and delivery of new treatments and cures for prevalent diseases. This event […]

Butterfield Says Supreme Court Decision to Stay 4th Circuit Ruling Continues to Dismantle the Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) this week released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the ruling of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Louis Duke v. State of North Carolina: “I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the 4th Circuit’s decision in Louis […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: One Year Later, Obamacare is Still Broken

Photo of the Week: This week we flashed back to this screenshot of the Healthcare.gov website from October 1, 2013. A year later, the website is up, but Obamacare is still broken. This week marked the 1-year anniversary since the disastrous launch of HealthCare.gov. According to a CBS/New York Times poll released two weeks ago, […]

Congressman G.K. Butterfield’s Grant Workshop-Durham – Oct. 22- 8:30am-12:30pm

GRANTS WORKSHOP Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Durham Armory 220 Foster St Durham, NC 27701   Registration: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Program: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Targeted to small business owners and non-profit organizations, the workshop offers access to grants experts through presentations and one on one sessions with grantors. Attendees will: Learn about […]

Newsletter From the Office of Sen. Angela R. Bryant

Volume 9, Issue IX October 1, 2014     NEWS FROM RALEIGH… I always welcome your comments, project updates, suggestions, and visits. My office door and electronic door are always open to you!  As always, thank you for your support!   NEWSLETTER NEWS   Around the District and More Stay in the Know: Important Information […]

Butterfield Praises Court of Appeals Ruling to Block Changes to North Carolina Voting Laws

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement regarding the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Louis Duke v. State of North Carolina to grant a preliminary injunction blocking several changes to North Carolina voting laws: “Although today’s ruling did not go as far as I hoped in blocking all […]

Butterfield Cheers Enactment of His Bill to Approve Site Selected for Memorial to Honor African Americans that Fought in American Revolution

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today cheered the President’s signing of H.J. Res 120, a bill Butterfield introduced to approve the location selected for a memorial that will recognize the thousands of slaves and free African Americans who fought for America’s independence during the American Revolution. “For generations, historians estimated that at […]

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