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Aug 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $1,860,711 in grants to help low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities in North Carolina succeed.

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass H.R. 7617, a legislative package with critical appropriations totaling $1.3 trillion in discretionary funding.

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass two critically needed bills, H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered a resolution on the House floor to enable Congressman John Lewis to receive the high honor of lying in state on the Lincoln Catafalque—a platform constructed in 1865 to support the casket of Abraham Lincoln while the president's body lay in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $628,300 in Humanities Relief Grant funding provided to the North Carolina Humanities Council by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Jul 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $400,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments in Wilson, North Carolina. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to help local economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of North Carolina’s own Dr. Beverly Washington Jones:

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman John Robert Lewis. Congressman Lewis passed away late last night at his home in Georgia:

Jul 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $671,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Mid-East Commission. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to provide loans to small businesses and entrepreneurs negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On July 13, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Whip James E.

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May 12, 2018 In The News

THE CEREMONY: 151st Spring Commencement, May 12, 2018, The Crown Coliseum. An inaugural graduate ceremony was held on May 11, 2018, in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the FSU campus.

NUMBER OF DEGREES CONFERRED: 1,104 undergraduates; 155 master’s/doctoral)

Apr 26, 2018 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus is checking on tech’s progress in minority hiring and retention.

Apr 12, 2018 In The News
Apr 5, 2018 In The News

WILSON — Dreary weather did not stop officials and residents from gathering on Tuesday morning to celebrate the start of construction to revitalize the U.S. 301 corridor.

Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose said U.S. 301 is going to be restored thanks to Congressman G.K. Butterfield, who helped the city get a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News

U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield walked the walk during the civil rights era, leading marches in Wilson, the segregated eastern North Carolina town in which he came of age.

Mar 15, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (WITN) A deputy who lost his life in the line of duty just days ago was honored Thursday in the nation's capital.

Mar 1, 2018 In The News

As Black History Month came to a close, Rep. G.K. Butterfield was focused on writing history’s next chapter for African-Americans.

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