Press Releases

Dec 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after the U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act:

Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield, issued the following statement after a panel of three state judges ruled the new congressional maps created by the North Carolina General Assembly will stand for the 2020 election:

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Alma S. Adams (NC-12), and David E.

Oct 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of colleague and friend, Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

DURHAM, N.C.—Congressman Butterfield joined with the Durham, North Carolina community and the family of the famed banker and attorney John Hervey Wheeler to celebrate the naming of the city’s federal courthouse after the late North Carolina-native and civil rights leader. Congressman Butterfield led the official unveiling of the sign on the newly designated John Hervey Wheeler U.S.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced a bill prohibiting the United States Census Bureau from including any citizenship information in the data it provides to states for congressional redistricting.  The bill is a companion to an identical bill introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Cory Booker.

Sep 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement after the North Carolina State Superior Court released an opinion finding North Carolina’s legislative districts to be political gerrymanders and in violation of the state’s Constitution:

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

DURHAM, NC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted an immigration forum joined by Congressmen David Price (NC-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to discuss the impact of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies on communities in the state and around the nation.

 

Aug 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on President Trump’s recent judicial nomination of Richard E. Myers to serve in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina:

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