Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Nov 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the passing of North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White:

Nov 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced its final approval of the state’s application to designate U.S. Highway 264 between Zebulon and Greenville, North Carolina as Future Interstate 587.  Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter B.

Nov 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter B. Jones (NC-03), along with Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, recently celebrated the signing in to law of H.R.

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) approval of Future Interstate 587 between Zebulon and Greenville, North Carolina along U.S.

Nov 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Walter Jones (NC-03) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx calling for the agency to approve North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) request to designate portions of U.S. Highway 264 as a Future Interstate Highway.

Nov 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statements after their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act, passed the House with unanimous support:

Oct 30, 2016 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after learning of the death of State Representative Paul Luebke:

Oct 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the announcement of $5 million in quick release emergency relief funds immediately available to the State of North Carolina from the U.S.

Oct 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) sent a letter to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory urging prompt support for the citizens residing in eleven counties impacted by Tropical Storm Julia last month and who now face Hurricane Matthew as it makes its way up the Eastern seaboard.

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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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