Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement regarding Senate Republicans’ actions today on healthcare:

“Today’s vote was not about America’s health care, but about scoring a political win for the Trump Administration.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Thomas Farr to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina:

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) and Michael T. McCaul (R-TX-10) released the following statements after their bipartisan bill, H.R.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after reports that Donald Trump, Jr.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative G. K.

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their draft health care bill that will harm North Carolinians and millions across the country:

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) introduced the Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (H.R. 2999), which will help improve access to specialty drugs for millions.

Jun 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision regarding North Carolina’s legislative districts:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after receiving confirmation that Durham resident and Riverside High School graduate, Wendy Miranda-Fernandez was removed from the United States and returned to her home country of El Salvador: 

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.

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Jan 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would enhance emergency medics’ ability to dispense lifesaving drugs sponsored by Rep. G.K. Butterfield gained unanimous approval in the U.S. House on Monday.

Jan 4, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — At the start of his seventh term, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said he’ll fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act as Republican congressional leaders seek to repeal and replace the health care law.

Dec 15, 2016 In The News

COFIELD – A railroad renovation project worth in excess of $11 million is being praised for not only for helping Hertford County’s largest industry become more competitive in the marketplace, but for improving the local economy as a whole.

Nov 25, 2016 In The News

By Lindell John Kay
Staff Writer

Friday, November 25, 2016

The U.S. Transportation Department has provided final approval of designating U.S. 264 as an interstate between Zebulon and Greenville through southern Nash County.

Nov 15, 2016 In The News

U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Walter Jones sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week asking that the federal government approve the N.C. Department of Transportation’s request to designate portions of U.S. 264 as a future interstate highway.

Nov 14, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Two congressmen from North Carolina are praising the bipartisan passage of a bill that would allow patients access to certain medications in an emergency situations.

Nov 4, 2016 In The News

Hurricane Matthew might have been the death knell for many Eastern North Carolina farmers, according to federal officials touring devastated farms Thursday in Edgecombe County.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, said many farmers were already operating at a margin when the storm blew into town in early October.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congress averted a government shutdown Wednesday as the Senate and then the House approved a short-term spending bill, allowing lawmakers to avoid a crisis and return home to campaign.

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