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May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court’s decision regarding North Carolina’s Congressional district maps:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to Republicans in the North Carolina Senate inserting a provision in their budget to permanently cut federally funded SNAP food assistance:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to reports that President Donald Trump shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials:

May 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous finding that the North Carolina General Assembly acted with discriminatory purpose in enactment of a 2013 Voter ID law:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to the news of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey:

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.

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Oct 10, 2014 In The News

Today is the final day to register to vote for the election Nov. 4 and voters must cast ballots at their assigned polling place.

On a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the recent 4th Circuit Court of Appeals order on the same-day registration and out-of precinct voting in North Carolina’s new voting law. 

Oct 7, 2014 In The News

The Carolinas Chapter of the National Diversity Council (NDC Carolinas) will hold a free, public community health fair from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Greenville Convention Center.

The health fair will be held concurrently with the council’s inaugural Health care Diversity Summit.

Sep 22, 2014 In The News

Two congressmen who represent Craven County voters introduced a bipartisan bill Friday to designate two Eastern North Carolina highways as “future interstates.”

Sep 17, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. -- In D.C., the Republican-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday. It funds the federal government for the beginning of the next fiscal year, but it eliminates funding for President Obama’s healthcare reform.

Sep 16, 2014 In The News

House lawmakers predict their chamber will vote Wednesday to give President Obama authority to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic militants.

But it won’t come without griping from both sides of the aisle.

Sep 15, 2014 In The News

You could walk right by 615 E. Nash St. in Wilson and not know its significance. There is no marker or sign giving anyone a clue to what happened inside those four walls.

Sep 15, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st, championed investment in education as a means to repair the “damage that has been done” to African-Americans by slavery in a guest lecture at N.C. Central University on Friday.

Sep 9, 2014 In The News

The House on Monday passed a resolution to approve the location for a memorial in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the slaves and free blacks who fought in the American Revolution.

The resolution, approved by voice vote, would authorize a memorial to be built in memory of the more than 5,000 African Americans who fought in the American Revolution.

Aug 1, 2014 In The News

A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack Obama.
 
The suit will contend that Obama has exceeded his constitutional powers in the way he has enforced the 2010 health care law. The vote was 225 to 201.
 

Jul 23, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, July 23 -- Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga. (4th CD), has issued the following news release:
Today, Reps. Hank Johnson (GA-04) and G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), along with more than 30 House colleagues, announced the formation of the State Medicaid Expansion Caucus.

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