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Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement upon learning of Wilson County Commissioner Board Chair Bobbie Jones’ passing:

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to congratulate the North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball Team on their second consecutive MEAC Basketball Tournament Championship.

 

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today cosponsored the Undo Sabotage and Expand Affordability of Health Insurance Act of 2018 (H.R. 5155) to improve the health insurance marketplace, lower health care premiums, and reverse the Trump Administration’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the First Congressional District.  Since 1982, over 650,000 high school students across the country have participated in this nationwide event showcasing the artistic talent of our nation’s young adults.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On International Women’s Day, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), is recognizing the contributions women have made in North Carolina and across the nation.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K.

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:

Feb 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During Black History Month, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) is recognizing the contributions African Americans have made 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 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following video response tonight on President Trump’s first State of the Union address:

The full video can be viewed here.  Excerpts from the video are below.

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In The News

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K Butterfield was unanimously elected Wednesday as the 24th chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.

Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest CBC in the organization’s history with 45 members.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of Wilson was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the “conscience of the Congress.”

Nov 18, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield is poised to become the next chair of the Congressional Black Caucus when the new U.S. Congress convenes in January.

Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson who represents North Carolina’s 1st District, is expected to win an election as the 24th chair of the caucus on Wednesday.

Nov 13, 2014 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus is fighting back against new suggestions — particularly coming from the very top of House Democratic leadership ranks — that seniority ought not be the be-all-end-all when it comes to doling out plum committee leadership assignments.

Nov 10, 2014 In The News

Americans are ready for Congress to get down to business and so are Pitt County’s two representatives.

U.S. Reps. Walter B. Jones Jr. and G.K. Butterfield handily won their re-election bids on Tuesday.

Nov 6, 2014 In The News

Democratic incumbent G.K. Butterfield was re-elected to the U.S House of Representatives Tuesday in a landslide victory, with nearly three-quarters of the vote.

Nov 5, 2014 In The News

Two incumbents with about 30 years of political service collectively retained their seats in the U.S. House of Representatives according to unofficial election results.

Republican Walter B. Jones will continue to represent District 3 as he has since 1995. Democrat G.K. Butterfield will continue to represent District 1 as he has since 2004.

Oct 29, 2014 In The News

The Global TransPark played host to a very important person on Tuesday.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Kinston to tour the TransPark with N.C. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-Wilson.

Oct 17, 2014 In The News

Maurice Barboza’s idea to build a memorial to black Revolutionary War soldiers on the Mall was sparked by the end of another struggle: the campaign by Barboza’s aunt to be the second black member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in modern times. She won.

Oct 15, 2014 In The News

President Obama signed H.J. Res 120, a bill Congressman Butterfield introduced to approve the site selected for a memorial that will recognize African Americans who fought for America’s independence during the American Revolution.

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