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.
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.
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:
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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor today calling on Senate Republicans to hold a vote to end the partial government shutdown, which has now lasted for 20 days.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) presided over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress. As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield managed debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress. As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield will manage debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), today applauded the U.S. Senate for confirming Geoffrey Starks as a Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that his legislation, H.R. 3460, to rename the United States Courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina as the “John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse” has been signed into law.
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Congressman called for a conversation on guns while attending a black history month event in Greenville Saturday.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.