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May 15, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) reacted to today’s announcement that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would move forward with its realignment proposal for FAA Airport District Offices, causing North Carolina airports to report to the FAA’s Memphis, Tennessee office instead of the FAA’s Atlanta, Georgia office.  

May 14, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has granted continued funding for programs that support underserved students at three colleges in North Carolina’s First Congressional District. The grants will fund Upward Bound programs at Elizabeth City State University, Chowan University and Wilson Community College.

May 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) has introduced H.R. 5713, the Talk Before You Toll Act of 2012, which would ensure that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) fully consider public opposition to tolling of Interstate 95 in North Carolina.

May 3, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow Congressman G. K.

May 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette, and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member G. K.

May 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will make two stops to promote the expansion of arts and science in the First Congressional District.

Apr 24, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today on the death of Dr. LeRoy T. Walker:

“It is with deep sadness that I express my condolences to the family of my friend, Dr. LeRoy T. Walker.  A transcendent leader in both athletics and academics, Dr. Walker achieved things few people would even dare to dream.

Apr 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced an increase in National Emergency Grant (NEG) funding to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Employment and Training in the amount of $375,200.  The U.S.

Apr 12, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will be joined by Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Deborah Lamm, North Carolina Community College System Executive Vice President Kennon Briggs, Turning Point Workforce Development Director Michael Williams, and special guest U.S.

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