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Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for North Carolina’s First Congressional District.  The United States House of Representatives sponsors this competition annually to recognize and honor the work of talented young people from across the country.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Duke University refused to sign a cooperative agreement with GoTriangle, killing the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project:

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Frank W. Ballance, Jr., who served in the North Carolina General Assembly for many years before representing North Carolina’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 to 2004:

Feb 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Fannie Corbett, community activist and one of the principal organizers of the Wilson Community Improvement Association (WCIA):

Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Associate Justice Cheri L. Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court:

“I applaud Governor Cooper’s appointment of Justice Cheri Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Feb 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today on the passing of Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. (NC-03).  Congressman Jones passed away today, February 10, 2019, on his 76th birthday.

Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – February marks Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to American culture and society.  First conceived in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” February was formally recognized as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 25, 2019, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will visit Pitt-Greenville Airport to meet with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who have been affected by the partial federal government shutdown.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation, today issued the following statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the government shutdown:

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.

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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

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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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