Make It In America
Congressman Butterfield is dedicated to helping the American workforce by supporting policies which encourage businesses to manufacture products domestically and promote the export of American goods. Creating relationships between local and global businesses will produce opportunities for market expansion, innovation, and job creation.
You Should Know
Congressman Butterfield is committed to supporting small businesses and President Obama’s plan to save and create millions of jobs. He actively hosts job fairs and backs legislation that benefits America's workforce.
Obama's job plan includes:
- Adopting and pursuing a national manufacturing strategy
- Promoting the export of U.S. goods
- Encouraging businesses to bring American jobs and innovation back to the United States
- Training and securing a 21st century workforce
- Encouraging consumers to "Buy America"
- Standing up for North Carolina businesses by opposing unfair trade practices and substandard labor conditions in foreign countries
- Supporting a national freight network and strengthening the transportation infrastructure of eastern North Carolina to improve the flow of goods and services
Congressman Butterfield is working to restore Federal unemployment benefits for North Carolinians, provides to hundreds of residents opportunities for employment at his annual job fairs, and join other congressmembers to call for state legislative action.
Butterfield Takes Action
- Congressional Democrats Urge McCrory to Veto Bill that Would Disrupt Employment Benefits for Thousands of North Carolinians
- Butterfield and Price Press State to Restore Unemployment Insurance for Thousands of North Carolinians
- Butterfield Joins NC Congressional Delegation to Host Taking Care of Business' Summit
- Butterfield Introduces Highway Bill for Eastern North Carolina with Support of NC Delegation Members and Governor McCrory
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- Butterfield's Job Fair Draws More Than 500 District Residents
- Butterfield Cheers EPA's Approval of Renewable Fuel Source That Will Lead to Job Creation
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