Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court:

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was joined by more than 190 House Democrats today in introducing the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to end family separation at the U.S. border.  This legislation is the House companion to the legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Diane Feinstein (D-CA) earlier this month. 

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone, which address political gerrymandering in Wisconsin and Maryland, respectively:

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly that they intend to introduce a constitutional amendment requiring photo identification to cast a ballot in North Carolina:

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research) Act, his bipartisan bill to elevate and prioritize the fight against childhood cancer, was signed into law by President Trump last night. 

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), released the following joint statement on President Trump’s nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the names of eight students from North Carolina’s First Congressional District, all of whom he nominated, who have received appointments to the U.S. military academies. 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a district-wide showcase for young artists.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Co-Chairs of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, Reps. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Mike Kelly (R-PA), applaud the passage of the Senate companion to their bill – S.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the Republican Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.

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Jul 16, 2018 In The News
DURHAM, N.C. -- Congressman G. K. Butterfield's bill, H.R. 3460, to designate the United States courthouse located on East Chapel Hill Street in Durham as the "John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse" passed the House of Representatives Thursday.

Jun 23, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House passed updates to the Farm Bill last week in a 213-211 vote that includes proposals to change the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP.)

May 12, 2018 In The News

THE CEREMONY: 151st Spring Commencement, May 12, 2018, The Crown Coliseum. An inaugural graduate ceremony was held on May 11, 2018, in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the FSU campus.

NUMBER OF DEGREES CONFERRED: 1,104 undergraduates; 155 master’s/doctoral)

Apr 26, 2018 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus is checking on tech’s progress in minority hiring and retention.

Apr 12, 2018 In The News

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