Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks on the Floor of the U.S.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1, passed the House of Representatives:

“Today, House Republicans voted in favor of a tax hike for 36 million middle class households, adding $1.5 trillion to the deficit, and robbing $1.5 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republican efforts to jam their tax bill through Congress in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthy, at the expense of low- and middle-income Americans. 

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D- NC-01) and Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) today applauded the passage of their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act, H.R. 304.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement in response to reports that CSX may halt plans to build the Carolina Connector facility in Rocky Mount, NC:

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

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Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life of influential jazz musician Thelonious Monk on his 100th birthday.  Monk was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on October 10, 1917.

 

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, October 1, 2017 claimed the lives of over 50 individuals and injured more than 500:

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced H.R.

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Apr 12, 2017 In The News

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A packed house was in Greenville looking for answers on what is going on in Washington.
 
"I particularly want to hear what he thinks of the illegal strike to the Syrians," said Kim Koo, retired physician.

Apr 12, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said bipartisanship does not exist in Washington, D.C., anymore.

“We have to get back to a time when Republicans and Democrats worked things out together,” Butterfield said Tuesday during a community forum in Greenville. “That is the only way we can accomplish anything.”

Apr 10, 2017 In The News

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Mar 3, 2017 In The News

Gov. Roy Cooper recently named Wilson County District Attorney Robert A. Evans of the Seventh Judicial District as the new chairman of the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Feb 26, 2017 In The News
DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) --

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted the community discussion "Forward Together" in Durham on Saturday to get a sense of what issues Durham citizens are most concerned about.

Feb 25, 2017 In The News

Jumping from topic to topic, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield spent more than an hour taking questions from constituents Saturday at Hillside High School.

Feb 13, 2017 In The News

DURHAM -- Felipe de Jesus Molina Mendoza, the 2009 Riverside High School graduate seeking asylum, will appear before immigration officials in Charlotte on Tuesday.

Molina Mendoza, 25, is facing deportation for being in the country illegally.

Feb 6, 2017 In The News

DURHAM — One proposed light rail system, planned to span two counties, received blessings Monday morning from two congressmen.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st and David Price, D-4th, whose districts encompass Durham and Orange counties, went on a bus tour Monday morning along the GoTriangle’s proposed route of the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit system.

Jan 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill that would enhance emergency medics’ ability to dispense lifesaving drugs sponsored by Rep. G.K. Butterfield gained unanimous approval in the U.S. House on Monday.

Jan 4, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — At the start of his seventh term, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield said he’ll fight to preserve the Affordable Care Act as Republican congressional leaders seek to repeal and replace the health care law.

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