Washington, D.C. — Congressman G. K. Butterfield has called for a hearing on how to reduce concussions and other head injuries to football players at all levels and ages.
Washington, DC— As the Energy and Commerce Committee begins consideration of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and the role of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Congressmen Henry A. Waxman and G. K. Butterfield circulated to committee members the results of a new national telephone poll conducted by Consumers Union.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield today urged his colleagues to extend a federal program that helps workers displaced by changes in the global economy.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been named the top ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce’s Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee.
“Given the extraordinary manufacturing jobs loss in eastern North Carolina over the past decade, this is an important place to be able to strongly influence national policy,” Butterfield said.
Last year’s passage of the Affordable Care Act was truly historic with roots tracing back almost 100 years. This full repeal would force that process to start all over, and take away many of the new health care protections and freedoms people are only just beginning to enjoy.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield says the devastating impacts of repealing the historic health care reform have been detailed in a new district-specific report.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield is applauding two new U.S. Small Business Administration initiatives aimed at helping underserved communities face the challenges of accessing capital.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield has offered legislation to help World War II U.S. Merchant Marines receive earned veterans benefits.
“With fewer than 10,000 World War II Merchant Mariners still alive today, it is important to ensure they have the full opportunity to apply for benefits earned through service to our country,” Butterfield said.
Congressman G. K. Butterfield today urged U.S. Sen. Richard Burr to stop blocking important legislation that would propel America’s economic recovery and put North Carolina back to work.