Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina


In The News

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.

Jan 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would enhance emergency medics’ ability to dispense lifesaving drugs sponsored by Rep. G.K. Butterfield gained unanimous approval in the U.S. House on Monday.

Jan 4, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — At the start of his seventh term, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said he’ll fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act as Republican congressional leaders seek to repeal and replace the health care law.

Dec 15, 2016 In The News

COFIELD – A railroad renovation project worth in excess of $11 million is being praised for not only for helping Hertford County’s largest industry become more competitive in the marketplace, but for improving the local economy as a whole.

Nov 25, 2016 In The News

By Lindell John Kay
Staff Writer

Friday, November 25, 2016

The U.S. Transportation Department has provided final approval of designating U.S. 264 as an interstate between Zebulon and Greenville through southern Nash County.

Nov 15, 2016 In The News

U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Walter Jones sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week asking that the federal government approve the N.C. Department of Transportation’s request to designate portions of U.S. 264 as a future interstate highway.