Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act by the House:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, that will result in 24 million Americans losing health insurance, increased deductibles and premiums, and reduced access and quality of care.

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This Saturday, April 29 marks the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.  Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the status of the promises made to the American people at the 100-day mark of President Trump’s administration:

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s tax proposal:

“President Trump and Congressional Republicans are pushing the same tired scheme that seeks to line the pockets of the wealthy and fill the coffers of large corporations at the expense of the American people.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Contest Open to All High School Students Residing in the First District

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Republicans pulled their healthcare bill from the House Floor:

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Republicans delayed a House vote on their healthcare bill:

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Feb 6, 2017 In The News

DURHAM — One proposed light rail system, planned to span two counties, received blessings Monday morning from two congressmen.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st and David Price, D-4th, whose districts encompass Durham and Orange counties, went on a bus tour Monday morning along the GoTriangle’s proposed route of the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit system.

Jan 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would enhance emergency medics’ ability to dispense lifesaving drugs sponsored by Rep. G.K. Butterfield gained unanimous approval in the U.S. House on Monday.

Jan 4, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — At the start of his seventh term, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said he’ll fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act as Republican congressional leaders seek to repeal and replace the health care law.

Dec 15, 2016 In The News

COFIELD – A railroad renovation project worth in excess of $11 million is being praised for not only for helping Hertford County’s largest industry become more competitive in the marketplace, but for improving the local economy as a whole.

Nov 25, 2016 In The News

By Lindell John Kay
Staff Writer

Friday, November 25, 2016

The U.S. Transportation Department has provided final approval of designating U.S. 264 as an interstate between Zebulon and Greenville through southern Nash County.

Nov 15, 2016 In The News

U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Walter Jones sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week asking that the federal government approve the N.C. Department of Transportation’s request to designate portions of U.S. 264 as a future interstate highway.

Nov 14, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Two congressmen from North Carolina are praising the bipartisan passage of a bill that would allow patients access to certain medications in an emergency situations.

Nov 4, 2016 In The News

Hurricane Matthew might have been the death knell for many Eastern North Carolina farmers, according to federal officials touring devastated farms Thursday in Edgecombe County.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, said many farmers were already operating at a margin when the storm blew into town in early October.

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