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Mar 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.

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.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Alma Adams (NC-12), and David E.

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.

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Aug 5, 2017 In The News

By COREY DAVIS
Staff Writer

Saturday, August 5, 2017

 

Several elected officials and people from across the Twin Counties came out Friday to hear from federal and state officials about the state of transportation infrastructure and creating more jobs.

 

Jun 26, 2017 In The News

By LINDELL JOHN KAY
Staff Writer

Monday, June 26, 2017

A local lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress meant to improve access to life-saving drugs for millions of Americans.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

By LINDELL JOHN KAY
Staff Writer

Friday, June 2, 2017

Federal and state lawmakers gathered Thursday in Rocky Mount on the first day of the new hurricane season to ask their fellow legislators not to forget last year's storm victims.

Jun 2, 2017 In The News

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) — It’s been nearly eight months since Hurricane Matthew swept through the East, but many people are still displaced from their homes.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield held a news conference to inform the public of the work being done at the state and federal level.

Linda Worsley has lived in Princeville for 65 years and spoke at the event.

Apr 20, 2017 In The News

A freshly introduced bill could make more African Americans TV and radio stations owners in the U.S.

Apr 13, 2017 In The News

Each year a new group of people gains the right to vote, becoming politically active and forming the generation who will determine the future. In an effort to reach out to these young and upcoming voters, Congressman G.K. Butterfield visited Halifax Community College to dispense knowledge.

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