Press Releases

Feb 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Fannie Corbett, community activist and one of the principal organizers of the Wilson Community Improvement Association (WCIA):

Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Associate Justice Cheri L. Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court:

“I applaud Governor Cooper’s appointment of Justice Cheri Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Feb 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today on the passing of Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. (NC-03).  Congressman Jones passed away today, February 10, 2019, on his 76th birthday.

Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – February marks Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to American culture and society.  First conceived in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” February was formally recognized as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 25, 2019, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will visit Pitt-Greenville Airport to meet with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who have been affected by the partial federal government shutdown.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation, today issued the following statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the government shutdown:

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

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Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor today calling on Senate Republicans to hold a vote to end the partial government shutdown, which has now lasted for 20 days.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield will manage debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) presided over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield managed debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

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