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Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating former state lawmaker, Representative Jean Farmer-Butterfield, on her confirmation to the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review:

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the decisions handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding President Trump’s tax and financial records:

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $2,572,242 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to the Family Resource Center South Atlantic. The grant funding will go towards the Pathway Home program, which focuses on assisting justice-involved individuals in gaining meaningful employment.

Jul 7, 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 Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments.  These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to help local economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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 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 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.

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Feb 17, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Congressman called for a conversation on guns while attending a black history month event in Greenville Saturday.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – On Tuesday, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted an event to honor members who have served in the military.

The event, honorable within itself, proved extra special as North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield saluted General Colin Powell.

Butterfield was honored for his service in the military from 1968 to 1970.

Feb 5, 2018 In The News

The nation saw the fashion statement made by first lady Melania Trump with her white pantsuit during last week’s State of the Union address.

Feb 2, 2018 In The News

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Nov 28, 2017 In The News

The Daily Reflector

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The new Greenville Transportation Activity Center will be named for U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield in recognition of the congressman's efforts to secure funding for the project, the city of Greenville announced on Monday.

Nov 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (WNCT) — Two local congressmen from opposite parties voted ‘no’ on the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1 on Wednesday in Washington D.C.

Congressman Walter B. Jones, Republican, stated that he voted against the bill primarily due to the trillions of dollars that it is projected to add to the national debt.

Nov 13, 2017 In The News

A pair of powerful black lawmakers in the U.S. Congress will visit Silicon Valley next week to push companies like Airbnb, Facebook, Twitter, Lyft and Uber to improve diversity.

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield used Wilson’s opioid crisis as an example during a health subcommittee hearing earlier this week on Capitol Hill.

Sep 6, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Wilson’s Democratic congressman criticized President Donald Trump following a Tuesday announcement that the White House would phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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