Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina


In The News

Nov 28, 2017 In The News

The Daily Reflector

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The new Greenville Transportation Activity Center will be named for U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield in recognition of the congressman's efforts to secure funding for the project, the city of Greenville announced on Monday.

Nov 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (WNCT) — Two local congressmen from opposite parties voted ‘no’ on the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1 on Wednesday in Washington D.C.

Congressman Walter B. Jones, Republican, stated that he voted against the bill primarily due to the trillions of dollars that it is projected to add to the national debt.

Nov 13, 2017 In The News

A pair of powerful black lawmakers in the U.S. Congress will visit Silicon Valley next week to push companies like Airbnb, Facebook, Twitter, Lyft and Uber to improve diversity.

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield used Wilson’s opioid crisis as an example during a health subcommittee hearing earlier this week on Capitol Hill.

Sep 6, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Wilson’s Democratic congressman criticized President Donald Trump following a Tuesday announcement that the White House would phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Aug 21, 2017 In The News
Aug 14, 2017 In The News
Aug 5, 2017 In The News

Staff Writer

Saturday, August 5, 2017


Several elected officials and people from across the Twin Counties came out Friday to hear from federal and state officials about the state of transportation infrastructure and creating more jobs.


Jun 26, 2017 In The News

Staff Writer

Monday, June 26, 2017

A local lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress meant to improve access to life-saving drugs for millions of Americans.