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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 released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s actions to weaken the U.S. Department of Justice:

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 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 

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), along with Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), and Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), introduced the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (H.R.592), which will make it easier for Medicare patients in underserved communities to receive care.

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Sep 13, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) for awarding a $1.4 million investment grant to the city of Washington, N.C. to support critical disaster recovery and resiliency efforts in the state.

Sep 12, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In his opening statement before a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act, Congressman G. K.

Sep 11, 2013 In The News

The consequences of an attack on Syria are stirring up debate among college students. For most of them their whole life's been full of war, from 9-11 to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sep 10, 2013 In The News

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus left the White House after an hour-long meeting with President Barack Obama with a clear message: They are still undecided on a vote to authorize a strike in Syria.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield spent Tuesday in the southwest end of North Carolina's 1st Congressional District touring IMPulse in Mount Olive and attending an N.C. Radiological Society meeting in Goldsboro.

And some good news was passed on, at least for IMPulse.

Sep 4, 2013 In The News

With President Obama seeking Congressional approval for a military strike in Syria, here's what our U.S. Senators and Congressmen are saying.

Aug 26, 2013 In The News

A Wilson congressman brought his fight against North Carolina’s voter identification law to the national stage in a recent interview with cable commentator Rachel Maddow.

Rep. G.K. Butterfeld, D-1st District, told Maddow in a Thursday evening broadcast that the state’s election law changes are "all about suppressing the black vote.”

Jun 13, 2013 In The News

DURHAM —Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, and the Rev. Curtis Gatewood, coordinator of the state NAACP’s Historic Thousands on Jones Street events, will be the guest speakers for Durham’s ninth annual Juneteenth celebration Saturday.

Jun 12, 2013 In The News

 

I am certainly glad that I don’t live in the 1st Congressional District where G.K. Butterfield is the representative. He said he was going to join the NAACP in its Monday protests at the capitol. I am not sure that an elected official is legally allowed to join in on a protest against the government at any level. I tried to Google that question, but found no answer.

Jun 11, 2013 In The News

Swarms of demonstrators gathered outside the North Carolina General Assembly building on Monday, fulfilling their promise to continue weekly "Moral Monday" protests against the state's GOP-controlled agenda.

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