Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  In recognition, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement:

Aug 13, 2016 Press Release

DURHAM, NC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after receiving news that after more than six months in detention, Wildin Acosta was released from Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia:

Aug 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today presented a $480,000 grant from the U.S.

Aug 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Saturday, August 6, 2016 marks the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).  Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement recognizing the anniversary of the VRA and renewing the call for Republicans in Congress to allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to restore the VRA:

Aug 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the recent announcement of a $791,700 grant for Pitt-Greenville Airport from the U.S.

Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously determined the NC General Assembly acted with a discriminatory purpose in enactment of Voter ID law:

Jul 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide $5 million in TIGER VIII grant funds to Goldsboro, North Carolina.  The funding will be used to complete Goldsboro’s ongoing Main Street Revitalization Project and the Goldsboro Gateway Transit Center.

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the NBA’s decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, NC:

Jul 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after receiving news that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) ruled in favor of Wildin Guillen Acosta, a Durham, North Carolina high school senior from Honduras:

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Stanley Green, Jr.:

“I was saddened to learn about the passing of my friend Stanley Green, Jr., longtime banking executive in Rocky Mount and Raleigh, North Carolina.

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