Press Releases

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.–  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

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 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 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.

Jun 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) traveled to Raeford, North Carolina to attend a memorial service for George Floyd. Butterfield was asked by Floyd’s family to deliver remarks at the ceremony. Below is a copy of the remarks delivered by Congressman Butterfield:

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of former North Carolina state House Representative and pastor, Rev. Dr. Sidney Locks, Jr.

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the killing of George Floyd by police officers and the demonstrations in North Carolina and across the country in response: 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced over $5 million in new grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to three community health centers that serve the First Congressional District of North Carolina.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of women and minority-owned business developer of North Carolina and friend, Andrea Harris.

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