Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina


In The News

Apr 20, 2017 In The News

A freshly introduced bill could make more African Americans TV and radio stations owners in the U.S.

Apr 13, 2017 In The News

Each year a new group of people gains the right to vote, becoming politically active and forming the generation who will determine the future. In an effort to reach out to these young and upcoming voters, Congressman G.K. Butterfield visited Halifax Community College to dispense knowledge.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A packed house was in Greenville looking for answers on what is going on in Washington.
"I particularly want to hear what he thinks of the illegal strike to the Syrians," said Kim Koo, retired physician.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said bipartisanship does not exist in Washington, D.C., anymore.

“We have to get back to a time when Republicans and Democrats worked things out together,” Butterfield said Tuesday during a community forum in Greenville. “That is the only way we can accomplish anything.”

Apr 10, 2017 In The News


Mar 3, 2017 In The News

Gov. Roy Cooper recently named Wilson County District Attorney Robert A. Evans of the Seventh Judicial District as the new chairman of the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Feb 26, 2017 In The News
DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) --

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted the community discussion "Forward Together" in Durham on Saturday to get a sense of what issues Durham citizens are most concerned about.

Feb 25, 2017 In The News

Jumping from topic to topic, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield spent more than an hour taking questions from constituents Saturday at Hillside High School.

Feb 13, 2017 In The News

DURHAM -- Felipe de Jesus Molina Mendoza, the 2009 Riverside High School graduate seeking asylum, will appear before immigration officials in Charlotte on Tuesday.

Molina Mendoza, 25, is facing deportation for being in the country illegally.

Feb 6, 2017 In The News

DURHAM — One proposed light rail system, planned to span two counties, received blessings Monday morning from two congressmen.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st and David Price, D-4th, whose districts encompass Durham and Orange counties, went on a bus tour Monday morning along the GoTriangle’s proposed route of the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit system.