Press Releases

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today issued the following statement on the passage of the Republican budget:

“We are recovering from a prolonged recession that has left millions of Americans jobless, in foreclosure, and struggling to provide their families with basic needs. 

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that three schools in the First Congressional District will receive a portion of the School Improvement Grants (SIG) awarded by the U.S.

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today sent a letter to U.S.

Mar 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member G. K. Butterfield sent letters to 34 sellers of social apps for Apple Inc.’s mobile devices inquiring about their information collection and use practices. 

Mar 21, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (CA-30) and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood urging him to combat odometer fraud by updating the rule governing odometer disclosure requirements.

Mar 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow the House Veteran Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will consider Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s (NC-01) bill, H.R. 3483, the Veterans’ Education Equity Act during a hearing.  The bill would equalize education funds allotted to veterans for both public and private colleges.

Mar 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of his friend and colleague, Congressman Donald M. Payne (NJ):

Mar 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), a military pilot in the Air National Guard, introduced the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2012, H.R.

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