Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – February marks Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to American culture and society.  First conceived in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” February was formally recognized as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 25, 2019, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will visit Pitt-Greenville Airport to meet with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who have been affected by the partial federal government shutdown.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation, today issued the following statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the government shutdown:

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

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Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor today calling on Senate Republicans to hold a vote to end the partial government shutdown, which has now lasted for 20 days.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) presided over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield managed debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield will manage debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), today applauded the U.S. Senate for confirming Geoffrey Starks as a Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that his legislation, H.R. 3460, to rename the United States Courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina as the “John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse” has been signed into law.

Dec 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the partial federal government shutdown:

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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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