Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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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:

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today hosted his first digital town hall to discuss the work ahead in the new year.  During the town hall, Butterfield answered constituent submissions about what lies ahead under the new president, North Carolina’s new governor, and in the new Congress.

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement congratulating Governor-elect Roy Cooper:

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement applauding Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, on his election as the tenth president of Duke University:

Nov 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the passing of North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White:

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In The News

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.

Mar 10, 2016 In The News

DURHAM — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., held a veterans community forum Tuesday at the downtown Durham County Library to hear about local veterans issues.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News


Congressman G. K. Butterfield

First Congressional District of North Carolina

January 7, 2016

Oct 26, 2015 In The News

Wilson officials learned early Monday morning that the city was successful in pulling in a $10 million federal grant that will lead to much-anticipated improvements to the U.S. 301 corridor. 

Dec 11, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2014 - A House subcommittee on Wednesday debated the role of the Food and Drug Administration in the regulation of food containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Many legislators said they want to see one national set of standards for GE labeling and are worried about the “patchwork” of state rules that may develop.

Nov 24, 2014 In The News

Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan to use an executive order to institute immigration reform and the President’s upcoming address to the nation.

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