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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) statement on serving as commencement speaker May 11, 2019 for Saint Augustine University’s (SAU) graduating class of 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced that he is joining a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband chaired by House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on being honored as one of the 2019 Champions of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC); nominated by North Carolina State University.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), made the following statement on the announcement that Washington County Hospital of the Eastern District of North Carolina is set to reopen in the coming days:

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), this week introduced H.R.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Theaoseus T. Clayton Sr., attorney and husband of former Congresswoman of North Carolina’s 1st district, Eva Clayton: 
 

Mar 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, CBC TECH2020 joined by the Internet Association, presented a discussion on privacy, technology, and how the two affect our individual rights, data collection and workforce development.

Mar 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chairs of the Rare Disease Congressional Caucus introduced H.Res.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

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Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered an amendment to H.R. 1, the For the People Act.  The amendment would ensure early voting locations are available in rural areas and are strategically located in communities to provide greatest access to rural voters seeking to cast their ballots.  H.R. 1 is expected to pass the U.S.

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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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