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Press Releases: Elected office holders  

On Thursday afternoon, just before the close of their business day, Stan Deatherage filed to retain the Beaufort County Commissioner seat that he has now held for 5 terms.
The office of Sen. Bill Cook (R-District 1) announced Wednesday, December 09, 2015 the interim committees that Cook will serve on before returning to Raleigh for the short legislative session.
Governor Pat McCrory was at Dixon Elementary School this morning to congratulate teachers on receiving grants as part of the Bright Ideas program of the Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), one of North Carolina's electric cooperatives.
Today, Senator Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's press conference at the Pentagon
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) took to the Senate floor to criticize the Obama Administration's lack of support for Camp Liberty, a former U.S. military installation in Baghdad that now houses approximately 2,300 Iranian political refugees who oppose the totalitarian Islamic Republic of Iran.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted military families at the Executive Mansion this morning to honor their service and sacrifice.
Sen. Bill Cook (R-District 1) announced Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 that five key projects in Senate District 1 will be completed sooner as a result of major transportation funding reforms passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2015.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against H.R. 4038, The American SAFE Act, which would do nothing to cut off the funding for President Barack Obama's plan to import tens of thousands of Middle Eastern refugees into the U.S.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory cordially invite everyone to a Christmas Open House at the Executive Mansion, Saturday, December 19, to benefit homeless pets in North Carolina's animal shelters.
Tomorrow at 9:00 AM, December 9, Representatives Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Thomas Massie (KY-4) will hold a press conference in the House Triangle on their bill to de-authorize the office allowances, franking privileges, and staff help that former speakers of the House enjoy when leave office...
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act with a 85-12 vote...
Governor Pat McCrory released the following video wishing all North Carolinians Happy Holidays, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Governor Pat McCrory encourages North Carolinians to ring in the New Year by visiting one of our treasured state parks to participate in a First Day Hike.
Last night the U.S. Senate passed a reconciliation bill that dismantles Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood and reallocates their taxpayer dollars to comprehensive health care centers.
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The 74th anniversary of the attack is tomorrow, Dec. 7.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced five animal shelters that will benefit from an open house hosted by Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted an open house at the Executive Mansion today for people who contributed to the Rescue Christmas Tree located in the Sun Room of the residence.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he has selected Keith Werner as the next State Chief Information Officer (CIO). Werner most recently served as Deputy State Chief Information Officer and succeeds Chris Estes, who returned to the private sector last month.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted a Christmas open house at the Executive Mansion today encouraging donations for animal shelters to benefit homeless pets.
This morning, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against the $1.1 trillion, 2,009-page omnibus spending bill that does nothing substantive to curb the thousands of Middle Eastern refugees entering the United States.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis voted in support of the omnibus appropriations bill, which, in addition to keeping the federal government running, also boosts defense discretionary funding, provides much-needed pay raises for military personnel.
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) has signed onto a Freedom of Information Act request to the Department of Interior, asking for all correspondence relating to federal lands that were considered, analyzed, or designated as national monuments since January 20, 2009.
Ann and I were saddened today to hear the news about the death of Danny Lotz. Danny was a champion in so many ways. First as a member of UNC's 1957 undefeated national basketball championship team and then later in life as his faith led him to be a strong supporter and mentor of the...
Governor Pat McCrory sent a special video message to teachers and educators across North Carolina this weekend before the first day of school, thanking them for their hard work and pledging his continued support to improve teacher pay.
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. (EDPNC) announced today that North Carolina has received a $746,800 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help North Carolina companies increase international sale
Yesterday, the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee held a legislative meeting to consider several bills introduced to help improve our bureaucratically flawed VA system
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-3) are again urging Speaker John Boehner to bring up an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for debate and vote.
Recently, the General Assembly passed House Bill 562, legislation aimed at protecting the Second Amendment rights of North Carolinians
On Friday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) became an original cosponsor of a resolution to begin impeachment proceedings against EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for committing perjury.
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