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Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of former vice president of Duke University, Phail Wynn:

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the passage of his bill, H.R. 3460, to designate the United States courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina, as the “John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse.”  H.R.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court:

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was joined by more than 190 House Democrats today in introducing the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to end family separation at the U.S. border.  This legislation is the House companion to the legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Diane Feinstein (D-CA) earlier this month. 

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone, which address political gerrymandering in Wisconsin and Maryland, respectively:

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly that they intend to introduce a constitutional amendment requiring photo identification to cast a ballot in North Carolina:

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research) Act, his bipartisan bill to elevate and prioritize the fight against childhood cancer, was signed into law by President Trump last night. 

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), released the following joint statement on President Trump’s nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the names of eight students from North Carolina’s First Congressional District, all of whom he nominated, who have received appointments to the U.S. military academies. 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a district-wide showcase for young artists.

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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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