Press Releases

Oct 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph. D.

Oct 13, 2020 Press Release

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

Oct 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) issued the following statement on the passing of Bishop Joseph Nathan Perry, Jr., Senior Bishop of Perry’s Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson, North Carolina.

Oct 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Billy Long (R-MO) and Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) introduced the Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2020.

Oct 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the House passage of the Updated Heroes Act:

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s (D-NC) bill, H.R. 4439, the Creating Hope Reauthorization Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), sent a bipartisan letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) requesting $3 billion in emergency relief for the National Science Foundation (NSF) to respond to the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and David Price (D-NC), and U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced that they secured a $47.5 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant from the U.S.

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of life-long Wilson County resident, long-time statesman of Wilson, North Carolina and friend, Bucky Robbins. Robbins passed away at age 73, at his home surrounded by family members Tuesday, September 15, 2020 following a prolonged illness.

Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield’s bills, H.R. 3957—Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act, and H.R. 4439—Creating Hope Reauthorization Act passed out of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce.  Committee passage places each of these critical bills one step closer to becoming law.

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