Press Releases

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass H.R. 7617, a legislative package with critical appropriations totaling $1.3 trillion in discretionary funding.

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass two critically needed bills, H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered a resolution on the House floor to enable Congressman John Lewis to receive the high honor of lying in state on the Lincoln Catafalque—a platform constructed in 1865 to support the casket of Abraham Lincoln while the president's body lay in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $628,300 in Humanities Relief Grant funding provided to the North Carolina Humanities Council by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Jul 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $400,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments in Wilson, North Carolina. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to help local economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of North Carolina’s own Dr. Beverly Washington Jones:

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman John Robert Lewis. Congressman Lewis passed away late last night at his home in Georgia:

Jul 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $671,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Mid-East Commission. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to provide loans to small businesses and entrepreneurs negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On July 13, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Whip James E.

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating former state lawmaker, Representative Jean Farmer-Butterfield, on her confirmation to the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review:

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