Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $3.9 million for several local projects being funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
“Eastern North Carolina has been hit particularly hard by this recession,” Butterfield said. “These funds are sorely needed and will certainly be put to good use.”
Washington, D.C.- Congressman G.K. Butterfield applauded President Obama’s nomination of Judge James Wynn to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Washington, D.C. – A report by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce found that families, small business and seniors in Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s district would benefit greatly from health insurance reform.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield applauded the revised health insurance reform legislation put forward by the House today.
Washington, D.C. – As part of the annual Coast Guard legislation, Congressman G. K. Butterfield today succeeded in adding language aimed at expanding the use of facial and iris scan identification technology.
Roper, N.C. – With the support of the entire North Carolina House delegation, Congressman G. K. Butterfield has introduced legislation naming Roper’s Post Office in honor of former mayor and State Board of Education member E.V. Wilkins.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield applauded today’s passage of a bipartisan bill aimed at combating HIV/AIDS.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield today applauded President Obama’s appointment of Randall Gore as North Carolina state director of USDA Rural Development.
Washington, D.C. – As part of a bill aimed at better protecting personal electronic private data, Congressman G. K. Butterfield successfully added a provision providing free credit monitoring for victims of data privacy breaches.
“While privacy breaches can’t be undone,” Butterfield said. “Consumers can get some peace of mind with free credit monitoring services.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield today announced a $2.3 million federal grant that Elizabeth City State University will use to help improve nine area schools.
“This is an enormous opportunity to make a lasting difference,” Butterfield said.