Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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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.

Jun 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Saturday, June 25, 2016, marks the third anniversary of the U. S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder case, which struck down key provisions from the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA). Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement:

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a historic move to demand life-saving action from Congress, Congressman G. K.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in support of today’s sit-in staged by House Democrats to demand Republican leadership to hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence:

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after learning of the death of civil rights advocate Ms. Ann Atwater:

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement following confirmation from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that Wildin Acosta was released from restricted housing at Stewart Detention Center:

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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.

Mar 28, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield said last week that wages need to increase for workers since corporate profits are increasing — and so are consumer prices, he said.

Feb 26, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement concerning the February 2, 2014 coal ash spill from a Duke Energy coal ash pond in Rockingham County, North Carolina:  

Feb 21, 2014 In The News

WELDON — African-Americans in the United States have a long and complicated history, but thanks to the legislative leader of District 1, more is known about their influence in Halifax County.

Feb 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement regarding Duke University Health System CEO Dr. Victor J. Dzau being named as the next president of the Institute of Medicine:

Feb 19, 2014 In The News

A congressman urged Pitt County residents to take advantage of programs that allow them to file federal and state tax returns for free.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., appeared at a free filing briefing hosted by the job training organization STRIVE on Tuesday morning.

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