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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would enhance emergency medics’ ability to dispense lifesaving drugs sponsored by Rep. G.K. Butterfield gained unanimous approval in the U.S. House on Monday.
WASHINGTON — At the start of his seventh term, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said he’ll fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act as Republican congressional leaders seek to repeal and replace the health care law.
COFIELD – A railroad renovation project worth in excess of $11 million is being praised for not only for helping Hertford County’s largest industry become more competitive in the marketplace, but for improving the local economy as a whole.
By Lindell John Kay
Friday, November 25, 2016
The U.S. Transportation Department has provided final approval of designating U.S. 264 as an interstate between Zebulon and Greenville through southern Nash County.
U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Walter Jones sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week asking that the federal government approve the N.C. Department of Transportation’s request to designate portions of U.S. 264 as a future interstate highway.
WASHINGTON — Two congressmen from North Carolina are praising the bipartisan passage of a bill that would allow patients access to certain medications in an emergency situations.
Hurricane Matthew might have been the death knell for many Eastern North Carolina farmers, according to federal officials touring devastated farms Thursday in Edgecombe County.
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, said many farmers were already operating at a margin when the storm blew into town in early October.
Times Staff Writer
WASHINGTON — Congress averted a government shutdown Wednesday as the Senate and then the House approved a short-term spending bill, allowing lawmakers to avoid a crisis and return home to campaign.