Press Releases

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued a statement on the launch of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program urging eligible constituents to enroll to receive a discount on their monthly internet bill:

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Congressman Billy Long (R-MO) introduced the Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2021.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released a statement on Judge Foster’s ruling to deny the release of body-camera footage in the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr.:

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), along with Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act, which will make it easier for Medicare patients in underserved communities to receive care.

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), Congressman Dan Bishop (R-NC-09), Congressman David Price (D-NC-04), and Congressman Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) reintroduced the Lumbee Recognition Act. Last Congress, an identical bill passed unanimously out of the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Apr 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC-07), and Congressman Gregory Murphy (R-NC-03) sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S.

Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) with Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill to require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study coverage for services related to the amputation of a limb.

Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) at his home in Florida early this morning:

Apr 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced legislation to improve access to disposable negative pressure wound therapy for homebound Medicare beneficiaries.

Apr 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Committee on House Administration’s Subcommittee on Elections convened a panel of litigators, voting rights experts, and a state election official to examine the state of voting rights in America and the current impact of suppressive voting laws in a hearing titled, Voting Rights in America: Ensuring Free and Fair Access to the Ballot.

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