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Mar 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Rare Disease Congressional Caucus introduced H.Res.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

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Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered an amendment to H.R. 1, the For the People Act.  The amendment would ensure early voting locations are available in rural areas and are strategically located in communities to provide greatest access to rural voters seeking to cast their ballots.  H.R. 1 is expected to pass the U.S.

Mar 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Alma Adams (NC-12), and David E.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for North Carolina’s First Congressional District.  The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition annually to recognize and honor the work of talented young people from across the country.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Duke University refused to sign a cooperative agreement with GoTriangle, killing the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project:

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Frank W. Ballance, Jr., who served in the North Carolina General Assembly for many years before representing North Carolina’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 to 2004:

Feb 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Fannie Corbett, community activist and one of the principal organizers of the Wilson Community Improvement Association (WCIA):

Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Associate Justice Cheri L. Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court:

“I applaud Governor Cooper’s appointment of Justice Cheri Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

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In The News

Nov 27, 2018 In The News

Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation sent a letter this week to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the cancellation of all votes on the judicial nomination of prominent GOP attorney Thomas Farr.

Nov 25, 2018 In The News

A U.S. Congressman called out U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for its role in a controversial arrest in Durham.

Nov 15, 2018 In The News
Sep 14, 2018 In The News

Hurricane Florence lashed Wilson County with torrential rain and high winds as the storm made landfall near Wilmington on Friday, but local damage was largely confined to some downed trees and power lines. Officials are monitoring river, creek and lake levels as Florence continues its sweep through the Carolinas.

Sep 12, 2018 In The News

When Hurricane Florence slams into the Twin Counties later this week, everyone should be prepared to be on their own for at least three days, local emergency officials said Tuesday.

"Hurricane Florence is a life-threatening storm," said Brent Fisher, assistant director of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management for Nash County Emergency Services.

Sep 7, 2018 In The News

State officials voted Friday to fight a federal subpoena targeting voter records throughout eastern North Carolina, including those in Wilson and Nash counties.

Aug 9, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Congressman G.K. Butterfield stopped at Greenville City Hall Wednesday for a community dialogue. 

He joined a panel of several Pitt County students to talk about a wide range of topics. 

Topics of discussion included school shootings, immigration, mental health and the Trump administration. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Commutes are expected to get a lot easier, as a new transportation center has opened in the east Wednesday at 600 South Pitt St.

Aug 8, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Construction is complete for the G.K. Butterfield Transportation Center in Greenville. 

There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at the location on Pitt Street. 

Dozens of city and state leaders attended. 

The transfer center will serve as a hub for local and regional transportation. 

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