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Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $1,425,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the construction of a taxi lane at the Pitt-Greenville Airport in Greenville, North Carolina.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield voted in favor of passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities.

Jun 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Butterfield joined House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06), members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force and House Democrats introduced H.R.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has given nearly 700,000 young people who were brought to the United States as children, known as "Dreamers," protection from deportation and the ability to remain in the United States.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.–  Today,  a delegation of U.S. Representatives including members from the national capital region introduced the Law Enforcement Identification Act.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) introduced the bipartisan Helping Ensure Access to Local TeleHealth, or the HEALTH Act. The bill will codify Medicare reimbursement for community health centers and rural health clinics for telehealth services.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) today introduced the Expanding Opportunities for Broadband Deployment Act to increase access to and speed the deployment of broadband to households and small businesses currently without this vital service. 

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the 98 to 0 vote in the United States Senate to confirm General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as the 22nd Chief of Staff to the United States Air Force:

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced legislation to improve access to disposable negative pressure wound therapy for homebound Medicare beneficiaries.


In The News

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.