Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously determined the NC General Assembly acted with a discriminatory purpose in enactment of Voter ID law:

Jul 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide $5 million in TIGER VIII grant funds to Goldsboro, North Carolina.  The funding will be used to complete Goldsboro’s ongoing Main Street Revitalization Project and the Goldsboro Gateway Transit Center.

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the NBA’s decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, NC:

Jul 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after receiving news that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) ruled in favor of Wildin Guillen Acosta, a Durham, North Carolina high school senior from Honduras:

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Stanley Green, Jr.:

“I was saddened to learn about the passing of my friend Stanley Green, Jr., longtime banking executive in Rocky Mount and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) joined U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), along with Representatives Michael T.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Thursday evening, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and fellow Democratic Members of Congress held a “National Speak Out” on the West Lawn of the Capitol to call for gun control legislation.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On July 11, 2016, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) sent a letter to U.S.

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a historic sit-in on the House Floor on June 22, 2016, Congressman G. K.

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Aug 1, 2014 In The News

A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack Obama.
 
The suit will contend that Obama has exceeded his constitutional powers in the way he has enforced the 2010 health care law. The vote was 225 to 201.
 

Jul 23, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, July 23 -- Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga. (4th CD), has issued the following news release:
Today, Reps. Hank Johnson (GA-04) and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), along with more than 30 House colleagues, announced the formation of the State Medicaid Expansion Caucus.

Jul 9, 2014 In The News

The vice chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday blasted Republican Senator Rand Paul for saying he is doing more for minorities than any other sitting U.S. lawmaker.

Jul 3, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today to mark the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson enacting the landmark Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964:

Jul 1, 2014 In The News

The race for the congressional seat of North Carolina's 1st District is developing quickly in anticipation of the Nov. 4 election.
After the ballot was solidified in the May 6 primary elections, candidates G.K. Butterfield and Arthur Rich have wasted no time informing voters of their stance on the issues that matter most to the state and country.

Jun 25, 2014 In The News

This profile of Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) is part of an occasional series in Pharmacy Today on Members of Congress who are champions of pharmacy. On March 11, 2014, Butterfield partnered with Rep.

Jun 13, 2014 In The News

North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield is giving federal officials until Wednesday to explain contradictory reports about wait times for veterans seeking mental health services in Durham.

Jun 12, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) has introduced a bill designed to designate two highways a ‘future interstate’ from Raleigh to Hampton Roads.
The ROAD Act, H.R. 4829, is also sponsored by Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03), Rep. David Price (NC-04), Rep. Howard Coble (NC-06), Mike McIntyre (NC-07), Mark Meadows (NC-11) and Renee Ellmers (NC-02).

May 29, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the death of great American author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou:

Apr 3, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) Wednesday expressed grave concern over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which strikes down contribution limits for individual campaign donors by claiming that it restricts First Amendment rights.

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