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Jun 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) traveled to Raeford, North Carolina to attend a memorial service for George Floyd. Butterfield was asked by Floyd’s family to deliver remarks at the ceremony. Below is a copy of the remarks delivered by Congressman Butterfield:

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the killing of George Floyd by police officers and the demonstrations in North Carolina and across the country in response: 

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of former North Carolina state House Representative and pastor, Rev. Dr. Sidney Locks, Jr.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced over $5 million in new grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to three community health centers that serve the First Congressional District of North Carolina.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of women and minority-owned business developer of North Carolina and friend, Andrea Harris.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced almost $13 million from the U.S.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the passing of The Carolina Times publisher, Kenneth Edmonds.   

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $3,907,376 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for public housing communities in the First Congressional District of North Carolina in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $3,907,376 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for public housing communities in the First Congressional District of North Carolina in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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In The News

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

Friday, February 2, 2018

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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