Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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May 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement following his visit to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, where Wildin Acosta, a Durham, North Carolina high school senior has been detained since late-January by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE):

May 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement congratulating Phyliss Craig-Taylor, Dean of North Carolina Central School of Law, on her recent appointment to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities:

May 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, May 27, 2016, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will travel to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, where Wildin Acosta, a Durham, North Carolina high school senior has been detained since late-January by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

May 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the passing of Durham community leader and corporate executive, A.J. Howard Clement, III:

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Caucus to continue the fight to guarantee voting rights for all Americans

May 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will hold a State of the District address in Greenville, NC on Thursday, June 2, 2016.

May 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the winners of the 2016 Annual Congressional Art Competition during a special reception and presentation at the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

May 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement in response to a letter from the U. S. Department of Education instructing school districts to allow transgender students to use facilities such as the restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity:

May 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Congressman David Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory and Republican leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly calling for the immediate repeal of H.B.

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Sep 25, 2013 In The News

The North Carolina legislature’s lack of approving funds for a center that promotes the development of biodiesel and ethanol in the state draws the ire of one of its own members. In an opinion piece for the Herald Sun of Durham, N.C., State Representative G.K.

Sep 17, 2013 In The News

DURHAM (WTVD) -- More than 1,200 people gathered Sunday evening at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church to discuss immigration reform.

The immigration reform bill has already passed with bipartisan support in the Senate, and those who gathered Sunday hope the same happens in the House of Representatives.

Sep 13, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) for awarding a $1.4 million investment grant to the city of Washington, N.C. to support critical disaster recovery and resiliency efforts in the state.

Sep 12, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In his opening statement before a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act, Congressman G. K.

Sep 11, 2013 In The News

The consequences of an attack on Syria are stirring up debate among college students. For most of them their whole life's been full of war, from 9-11 to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sep 10, 2013 In The News

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus left the White House after an hour-long meeting with President Barack Obama with a clear message: They are still undecided on a vote to authorize a strike in Syria.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield spent Tuesday in the southwest end of North Carolina's 1st Congressional District touring IMPulse in Mount Olive and attending an N.C. Radiological Society meeting in Goldsboro.

And some good news was passed on, at least for IMPulse.

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

With President Obama seeking Congressional approval for a military strike in Syria, here's what our U.S. Senators and Congressmen are saying.

Aug 26, 2013 In The News

A Wilson congressman brought his fight against North Carolina’s voter identification law to the national stage in a recent interview with cable commentator Rachel Maddow.

Rep. G.K. Butterfeld, D-1st District, told Maddow in a Thursday evening broadcast that the state’s election law changes are "all about suppressing the black vote.”

Jun 13, 2013 In The News

DURHAM —Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, and the Rev. Curtis Gatewood, coordinator of the state NAACP’s Historic Thousands on Jones Street events, will be the guest speakers for Durham’s ninth annual Juneteenth celebration Saturday.

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