Press Releases

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, 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.

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 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), today applauded the U.S. Senate for confirming Geoffrey Starks as a Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that his legislation, H.R. 3460, to rename the United States Courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina as the “John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse” has been signed into law.

Dec 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the partial federal government shutdown:

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