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WELDON — U.S. Rep. G.K Butterfield praised local educators for their efforts during his “State of the District” speech in Weldon on Tuesday, but stressed more needs to be done for Roanoke Valley students.
Even though he said he’s proud of the success of educators in the state, Butterfield noted he’s disappointed with low-performing schools in the Valley.
VIDEO: Becoming a productive member of society again can be difficult for some. Congressman G.K. Butterfield joined other community members and officials in an open discussion about that in Greenville.
Getting people who have been in jail, into the workplace, brought First District Democrat Congressman GK Butterfield to eastern Carolina Tuesday.
Congressman Butterfield was at the Strive Center on West Third Street in Greenville for his third forum of five across his district.
DURHAM — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., held a veterans community forum Tuesday at the downtown Durham County Library to hear about local veterans issues.
Congressman G. K. Butterfield
First Congressional District of North Carolina
January 7, 2016
Wilson officials learned early Monday morning that the city was successful in pulling in a $10 million federal grant that will lead to much-anticipated improvements to the U.S. 301 corridor.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2014 - A House subcommittee on Wednesday debated the role of the Food and Drug Administration in the regulation of food containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Many legislators said they want to see one national set of standards for GE labeling and are worried about the “patchwork” of state rules that may develop.
Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan to use an executive order to institute immigration reform and the President’s upcoming address to the nation.
North Carolina’s First District Representative G.K. Butterfield takes the helm of the Congressional Black Caucus. Meanwhile, at the state level Republicans vie for the House Speaker’s job. And the Asheville police chief accepts a retirement deal from the city government in the wake of controversy in the department, including accusations of retaliation.
WASHINGTON—Beginning in January, Democratic Rep. G. K. Butterfield, who represents North Carolina’s first district, will lead the 45-member Congressional Black Caucus, also known as the CBC.
The group was established in 1971 to address the policy concerns of a growing number of African-Americans in Congress.