Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to congratulate the North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball Team on their second consecutive MEAC Basketball Tournament Championship.

 

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today cosponsored the Undo Sabotage and Expand Affordability of Health Insurance Act of 2018 (H.R. 5155) to improve the health insurance marketplace, lower health care premiums, and reverse the Trump Administration’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the First Congressional District.  Since 1982, over 650,000 high school students across the country have participated in this nationwide event showcasing the artistic talent of our nation’s young adults.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On International Women’s Day, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), is recognizing the contributions women have made in North Carolina and across the nation.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

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Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:

Feb 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During Black History Month, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) is recognizing the contributions African Americans have made 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 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following video response tonight on President Trump’s first State of the Union address:

The full video can be viewed here.  Excerpts from the video are below.

Jan 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruling on North Carolina’s Congressional district map:

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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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