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Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced a bill prohibiting the United States Census Bureau from including any citizenship information in the data it provides to states for congressional redistricting.  The bill is a companion to an identical bill introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Cory Booker.

Sep 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement after the North Carolina State Superior Court released an opinion finding North Carolina’s legislative districts to be political gerrymanders and in violation of the state’s Constitution:

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

DURHAM, NC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted an immigration forum joined by Congressmen David Price (NC-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to discuss the impact of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies on communities in the state and around the nation.

 

Aug 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on President Trump’s recent judicial nomination of Richard E. Myers to serve in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina:

Aug 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Carolyn Marie Smith Green, age 89, of Henderson, North Carolina: 

Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Butterfield released the following statement calling on the Senate to reconvene and pass gun violence prevention legislation following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio:

 

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield introduced H.R.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance bills to reauthorize public health and Medicare programs, provide Medicaid funding for the U.S. Territories, and address surprise medical billing.

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Phil Freelon, a Durham, North Carolina resident and renowned architect of the Smithsonian African American History Museum.

Jul 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Diversity Task Force Co-Chairs Rep. G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) gave the following statement on Facebook’s civil rights audit report.

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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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