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Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) today introduced the Expanding Opportunities for Broadband Deployment Act to increase access to and speed the deployment of broadband to households and small businesses currently without this vital service. 

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.–  Today,  a delegation of U.S. Representatives including members from the national capital region introduced the Law Enforcement Identification Act.

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the 98 to 0 vote in the United States Senate to confirm General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as the 22nd Chief of Staff to the United States Air Force:

Jun 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) introduced the bipartisan Helping Ensure Access to Local TeleHealth, or the HEALTH Act. The bill will codify Medicare reimbursement for community health centers and rural health clinics for telehealth services.

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced legislation to improve access to disposable negative pressure wound therapy for homebound Medicare beneficiaries.

Jun 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) traveled to Raeford, North Carolina to attend a memorial service for George Floyd. Butterfield was asked by Floyd’s family to deliver remarks at the ceremony. Below is a copy of the remarks delivered by Congressman Butterfield:

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of former North Carolina state House Representative and pastor, Rev. Dr. Sidney Locks, Jr.

Jun 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the killing of George Floyd by police officers and the demonstrations in North Carolina and across the country in response: 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced over $5 million in new grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to three community health centers that serve the First Congressional District of North Carolina.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of women and minority-owned business developer of North Carolina and friend, Andrea Harris.

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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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