Press Releases

Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) at his home in Florida early this morning:

Apr 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.

Apr 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Committee on House Administration’s Subcommittee on Elections convened a panel of litigators, voting rights experts, and a state election official to examine the state of voting rights in America and the current impact of suppressive voting laws in a hearing titled, Voting Rights in America: Ensuring Free and Fair Access to the Ballot.

Mar 25, 2021 Press Release
HHS to Award Funding Starting in April

Washington, DC—Congressman Butterfield today, applauds the announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that nine community health centers in North Carolina’s First Congressional District will receive $45,337,125 in American Rescue Plan funding to support COVID-19 vaccination and services for vulnerable populations.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan bill to help Medicare patients who rely on orthotics and prosthetics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) announced the introduction of the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act. This bipartisan bill helps ensure that Medicare beneficiaries can access the orthotics and prosthetics devices they need.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to send the American Rescue Plan Act to President Joe Biden's desk to be signed into law.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) joined House Democrats in passing H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package that will protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government, and put the needs and priorities of the American people first.

Mar 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader and friend, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.:

Feb 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021:

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