April 28, 2016

Butterfield Statement on Atlanta Deputy Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis Selected to Head Durham Police Department

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on incoming Durham Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis: “I join many in congratulating Cerelyn “CJ” Davis on her selection as the next Chief of Police for the Durham Police Department. I believe Deputy Chief Davis has the leadership and experience that is needed to lead the Durham […]

Newsletter from the Office of Senator Angela R. Bryant

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.  As always, thank you for your support! NEWSLETTER NEWS: APRIL […]

Senator Richard Burr: NC Natural Treasures Protected

This week, the Senate voted to approve two of my provisions: the Corolla Wild Horse Protection Act and the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The passage of this legislation puts us on the path to protecting some of North Carolina’s most beloved natural treasures for generations to come. The Corolla Wild […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: POSTURE-ing for our Military

Video of the Week I spoke on the House floor in favor of the POSTURE Act — an important piece of legislation that will directly counter President Obama’s efforts to shrink our military. Because of the potential deactivation of 440th Airlift Wing, I have been having this very discussion about maintaining military readiness – and […]

NC Congressional Democrats Call for H.B. 2 Repeal

Thursday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Congressman David Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory and Republican leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly calling for the immediate repeal of H.B. 2. This legislation, which Governor McCrory signed into law last month, strips LGBT individuals of nondiscrimination protections, […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: See the Outstanding Students I Met this Week!

Photo of the Week I loved talking with these students from Triton and Harnett Central high schools this week and answering their questions about the governmental process and legislative policy.   Weekly Update I began my week in Raleigh speaking to high school students who attend the all-girls Saint Mary’s School. I had an opportunity to […]

Rep. Butterfield & Sen. Franken’s Bipartisan Measure to Accelerate Development of Vaccines & Treatments Against Zika Virus Passes Congress, Will Be Signed into Law

A bipartisan measure introduced by U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to speed up the development of vaccines and treatments against the Zika virus is set to become law after passing in the Senate last month and in the House of Representatives today. The legislation was passed at a […]

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers: Talking about Women Leaders in Public Service

Photo of the Week I really enjoyed speaking on the panel “Women Leaders in Public Service” at the Junior League of Raleigh’s Center for Community Leadership this week. It was great to see such a good turnout of women interested in public service!   Weekly Update The beauty of spring was on full display this […]

Senator Richard Burr: Hope for Americans with Rare Diseases

By definition, a rare disease affects a small number of people, but the community as a whole is immense. More than one million North Carolinians have a rare disease. Nearly every family and community in the state feels the impact of these illnesses in some way. This week, I spoke before the Health, Education, Labor […]

Senator Richard Burr: Terrorism is not contained

Over the weekend, I had the privilege of delivering the weekly GOP address. As Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, I am very concerned about terrorists who threaten the safety of U.S. citizens and innocent people across the globe. The world in which we live is becoming increasingly dangerous and the number of […]