Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is observed annually on the third Monday of January, in honor of Dr. King’s birthday on January 15, 1929:

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), a senior member of the influential House Energy and Commerce Committee, was appointed to the Subcommittees on Communications and Technology; Energy; and Health.

Jan 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E.

Jan 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statements after their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act (H.R. 304), passed the House with overwhelming support, 404-0:

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statements after re-introducing their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act (H.R. 304):

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after he was sworn in as a member of the 115th Congress, marking the official beginning of his seventh term representing the First Congressional District of North Carolina:

Dec 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to the White House’s new sanctions against Russian officials for its interference in the 2016 presidential election:

Dec 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in recognition of the 2016 holiday season:

Dear Friends,

As 2016 draws to a close, let us use this time to reflect on our accomplishments and set new goals for the year ahead.

Dec 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signing Senate Bill 4 into law:

Dec 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to the North Carolina General Assembly's special session on Wednesday, December 14:

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Sep 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) – Lawmakers representing North Carolina from both the U.S. Senate and House announced legislation to improve the highway system in eastern N.C., Wednesday evening.

Sep 22, 2016 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to name the federal bankruptcy courthouse in Greenville in honor of U.S. Federal Judge Randy D. Doub.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat who represents portions of Greenville and Pitt County, introduced the bill Nov. 5 and it received approval on Tuesday, Butterfield’s office reported in a news release. 

Jul 5, 2016 In The News

On a beautiful summer evening, the gym at the Emily K Center in Durham was packed — not for a basketball game, but instead to learn about computer science or programming as a career path. Parents, guardians, and students from underrepresented communities explored programming, the jobs available to programmers, and the skills required to become one at the bilingual event Thursday night.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield was among the nearly 200 Democrats who staged a sit-in Wednesday to force a House vote on gun control measures.

May 27, 2016 In The News

LUMPKIN, Ga. (WNCN) – Rep. G. K. Butterfield traveled to Georgia to visit a Durham teen who was detained by immigration officials.

Butterfield, who represents the First District, visited with Wildin Acosta at Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia.

The congressman, along with Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. of Georgia, spoke with Acosta for around 35 minutes.

May 18, 2016 In The News

Congressman Butterfield joins NC Policy Watch's News and Views With Chris Fitzsimon to discuss the judicial vacancy on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and Senate’s refusal to hold confirmation hearings for President Barack Obama’s court nominees.
 

May 4, 2016 In The News

WELDON — U.S. Rep. G.K Butterfield praised local educators for their efforts during his “State of the District” speech in Weldon on Tuesday, but stressed more needs to be done for Roanoke Valley students.

Even though he said he’s proud of the success of educators in the state, Butterfield noted he’s disappointed with low-performing schools in the Valley.

Mar 29, 2016 In The News

Getting people who have been in jail, into the workplace, brought First District Democrat Congressman GK Butterfield to eastern Carolina Tuesday. 

Congressman Butterfield was at the Strive Center on West Third Street in Greenville for his third forum of five across his district. 

Mar 29, 2016 In The News

VIDEO: Becoming a productive member of society again can be difficult for some. Congressman G.K. Butterfield joined other community members and officials in an open discussion about that in Greenville.

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