Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republican efforts to jam their tax bill through Congress in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthy, at the expense of low- and middle-income Americans. 

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D- NC-01) and Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) today applauded the passage of their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act, H.R. 304.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement in response to reports that CSX may halt plans to build the Carolina Connector facility in Rocky Mount, NC:

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

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Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life of influential jazz musician Thelonious Monk on his 100th birthday.  Monk was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on October 10, 1917.

 

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, October 1, 2017 claimed the lives of over 50 individuals and injured more than 500:

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced H.R.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the Republican tax principles announced today:

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), along with Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA), Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman John Conyers, Jr.

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Jun 26, 2017 In The News

By LINDELL JOHN KAY
Staff Writer

Monday, June 26, 2017

A local lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress meant to improve access to life-saving drugs for millions of Americans.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) — It’s been nearly eight months since Hurricane Matthew swept through the East, but many people are still displaced from their homes.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield held a news conference to inform the public of the work being done at the state and federal level.

Linda Worsley has lived in Princeville for 65 years and spoke at the event.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

By LINDELL JOHN KAY
Staff Writer

Friday, June 2, 2017

Federal and state lawmakers gathered Thursday in Rocky Mount on the first day of the new hurricane season to ask their fellow legislators not to forget last year's storm victims.

Apr 20, 2017 In The News

A freshly introduced bill could make more African Americans TV and radio stations owners in the U.S.

Apr 13, 2017 In The News

Each year a new group of people gains the right to vote, becoming politically active and forming the generation who will determine the future. In an effort to reach out to these young and upcoming voters, Congressman G.K. Butterfield visited Halifax Community College to dispense knowledge.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said bipartisanship does not exist in Washington, D.C., anymore.

“We have to get back to a time when Republicans and Democrats worked things out together,” Butterfield said Tuesday during a community forum in Greenville. “That is the only way we can accomplish anything.”

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A packed house was in Greenville looking for answers on what is going on in Washington.
 
"I particularly want to hear what he thinks of the illegal strike to the Syrians," said Kim Koo, retired physician.

Apr 10, 2017 In The News

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