Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Nov 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced its final approval of the state’s application to designate U.S. Highway 264 between Zebulon and Greenville, North Carolina as Future Interstate 587.  Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter B.

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter B. Jones (NC-03), along with Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, recently celebrated the signing in to law of H.R.

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) approval of Future Interstate 587 between Zebulon and Greenville, North Carolina along U.S.

Nov 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter Jones (NC-03) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx calling for the agency to approve North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) request to designate portions of U.S. Highway 264 as a Future Interstate Highway.

Nov 14, 2016 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, passed the House with unanimous support:

Oct 30, 2016 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after learning of the death of State Representative Paul Luebke:

Oct 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the announcement of $5 million in quick release emergency relief funds immediately available to the State of North Carolina from the U.S.

Oct 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) sent a letter to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory urging prompt support for the citizens residing in eleven counties impacted by Tropical Storm Julia last month and who now face Hurricane Matthew as it makes its way up the Eastern seaboard.

Oct 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today congratulated the Durham and Greenville Police Departments who will receive federal funds as part of the U.S.

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Nov 21, 2014 In The News

North Carolina’s First District Representative G.K. Butterfield takes the helm of the Congressional Black Caucus. Meanwhile, at the state level Republicans vie for the House Speaker’s job. And the Asheville police chief accepts a retirement deal from the city government in the wake of controversy in the department, including accusations of retaliation.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON—Beginning in January, Democratic Rep. G. K. Butterfield, who represents North Carolina’s first district, will lead the 45-member Congressional Black Caucus, also known as the CBC.

The group was established in 1971 to address the policy concerns of a growing number of African-Americans in Congress.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of Wilson was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the “conscience of the Congress.”

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K Butterfield was unanimously elected Wednesday as the 24th chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.

Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest CBC in the organization’s history with 45 members.

Nov 18, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield is poised to become the next chair of the Congressional Black Caucus when the new U.S. Congress convenes in January.

Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson who represents North Carolina’s 1st District, is expected to win an election as the 24th chair of the caucus on Wednesday.

Nov 13, 2014 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus is fighting back against new suggestions — particularly coming from the very top of House Democratic leadership ranks — that seniority ought not be the be-all-end-all when it comes to doling out plum committee leadership assignments.

Nov 10, 2014 In The News

Americans are ready for Congress to get down to business and so are Pitt County’s two representatives.

U.S. Reps. Walter B. Jones Jr. and G.K. Butterfield handily won their re-election bids on Tuesday.

Nov 6, 2014 In The News

Democratic incumbent G.K. Butterfield was re-elected to the U.S House of Representatives Tuesday in a landslide victory, with nearly three-quarters of the vote.

Nov 5, 2014 In The News

Two incumbents with about 30 years of political service collectively retained their seats in the U.S. House of Representatives according to unofficial election results.

Republican Walter B. Jones will continue to represent District 3 as he has since 1995. Democrat G.K. Butterfield will continue to represent District 1 as he has since 2004.

Oct 29, 2014 In The News

The Global TransPark played host to a very important person on Tuesday.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Kinston to tour the TransPark with N.C. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-Wilson.

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