Press Releases

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.

Sep 1, 2020 Press Release

Wilson, N.C. – Today, G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressmen Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) sent a joint bipartisan letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23).

Aug 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of over $1.5 million in funding from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to healthcare facilities in North Carolina’s First Congressional District.

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, August 18, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) met with the Postmaster, Post Office Operations Manager, and Processing & Distribution Facility (P&DF) Manager of the USPS P&DF Facility center located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Aug 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced the Ensuring Network Security Act.  This bipartisan bill aims to fully rid U.S.

Aug 9, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after President Trump signed shortsighted and dangerous executive actions: 

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