Press Releases

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats Strengthen ACA, While Trump Asks Supreme Court to Tear Law Down
Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $1,425,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the construction of a taxi lane at the Pitt-Greenville Airport in Greenville, North Carolina.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield voted in favor of passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities.

Jun 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield joined House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06), members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force and House Democrats introduced H.R.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has given nearly 700,000 young people who were brought to the United States as children, known as "Dreamers," protection from deportation and the ability to remain in the United States.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.–  Today,  a delegation of U.S. Representatives including members from the national capital region introduced the Law Enforcement Identification Act.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release
Bill will make Medicare reimbursement permanent for certain telehealth services

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) introduced the bipartisan Helping Ensure Access to Local TeleHealth, or the HEALTH Act. The bill will codify Medicare reimbursement for community health centers and rural health clinics for telehealth services.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) today introduced the Expanding Opportunities for Broadband Deployment Act to increase access to and speed the deployment of broadband to households and small businesses currently without this vital service. 

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the 98 to 0 vote in the United States Senate to confirm General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as the 22nd Chief of Staff to the United States Air Force:

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced legislation to improve access to disposable negative pressure wound therapy for homebound Medicare beneficiaries.