Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating MaryAnn Black on her selection by the Durham County Democratic Party to fill the unexpired term for North Carolina House District 29.  The seat was previously held by Secretary Larry D.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February marks Black History Month, a time to reflect on the struggles of the past, the progress made in recent decades, and the work that remains as we work to fulfill the goal of full participation in American democracy.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Senate voted 51-50, to confirm Betsy DeVos of Michigan as the United States Secretary of Education:

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman G. K.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s executive order halting all refugees from entering the United States and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries that resulted in the detainment of travelers with valid U.S.

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today sent letters to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Durham County Commission Chairwoman Wendy Jacobs, and Durham Mayor William V. Bell in strong support of the proclamation to name a portion of Interstate 85 in honor of scholar Dr. John Hope Franklin.

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s actions to weaken the U.S. Department of Justice:

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s claim that up to 5 million votes were cast illegally in the 2016 presidential election:

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

Bill would direct Medicare to once again cover recreational therapy for patients 

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Jul 9, 2014 In The News

The vice chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday blasted Republican Senator Rand Paul for saying he is doing more for minorities than any other sitting U.S. lawmaker.

Jul 3, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today to mark the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson enacting the landmark Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964:

Jul 1, 2014 In The News

The race for the congressional seat of North Carolina's 1st District is developing quickly in anticipation of the Nov. 4 election.
After the ballot was solidified in the May 6 primary elections, candidates G.K. Butterfield and Arthur Rich have wasted no time informing voters of their stance on the issues that matter most to the state and country.

Jun 25, 2014 In The News

This profile of Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) is part of an occasional series in Pharmacy Today on Members of Congress who are champions of pharmacy. On March 11, 2014, Butterfield partnered with Rep.

Jun 13, 2014 In The News

North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield is giving federal officials until Wednesday to explain contradictory reports about wait times for veterans seeking mental health services in Durham.

Jun 12, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) has introduced a bill designed to designate two highways a ‘future interstate’ from Raleigh to Hampton Roads.
The ROAD Act, H.R. 4829, is also sponsored by Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03), Rep. David Price (NC-04), Rep. Howard Coble (NC-06), Mike McIntyre (NC-07), Mark Meadows (NC-11) and Renee Ellmers (NC-02).

May 29, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the death of great American author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou:

Apr 3, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) Wednesday expressed grave concern over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which strikes down contribution limits for individual campaign donors by claiming that it restricts First Amendment rights.

Mar 28, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield said last week that wages need to increase for workers since corporate profits are increasing — and so are consumer prices, he said.

Feb 26, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement concerning the February 2, 2014 coal ash spill from a Duke Energy coal ash pond in Rockingham County, North Carolina:  

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