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Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield, issued the following statement after a panel of three state judges ruled the new congressional maps created by the North Carolina General Assembly will stand for the 2020 election:

Oct 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Alma S. Adams (NC-12), and David E.

Oct 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of colleague and friend, Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

DURHAM, N.C.—Congressman Butterfield joined with the Durham, North Carolina community and the family of the famed banker and attorney John Hervey Wheeler to celebrate the naming of the city’s federal courthouse after the late North Carolina-native and civil rights leader. Congressman Butterfield led the official unveiling of the sign on the newly designated John Hervey Wheeler U.S.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) introduced a bill prohibiting the United States Census Bureau from including any citizenship information in the data it provides to states for congressional redistricting.  The bill is a companion to an identical bill introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Cory Booker.

Sep 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement after the North Carolina State Superior Court released an opinion finding North Carolina’s legislative districts to be political gerrymanders and in violation of the state’s Constitution:

Aug 26, 2019 Press Release

DURHAM, NC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) hosted an immigration forum joined by Congressmen David Price (NC-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) to discuss the impact of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies on communities in the state and around the nation.

 

Aug 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Butterfield released the following statement on President Trump’s recent judicial nomination of Richard E. Myers to serve in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina:

Aug 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Carolyn Marie Smith Green, age 89, of Henderson, North Carolina: 

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Dec 15, 2016 In The News

COFIELD – A railroad renovation project worth in excess of $11 million is being praised for not only for helping Hertford County’s largest industry become more competitive in the marketplace, but for improving the local economy as a whole.

Nov 25, 2016 In The News

By Lindell John Kay
Staff Writer

Friday, November 25, 2016

The U.S. Transportation Department has provided final approval of designating U.S. 264 as an interstate between Zebulon and Greenville through southern Nash County.

Nov 15, 2016 In The News

U.S. Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Walter Jones sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week asking that the federal government approve the N.C. Department of Transportation’s request to designate portions of U.S. 264 as a future interstate highway.

Nov 14, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Two congressmen from North Carolina are praising the bipartisan passage of a bill that would allow patients access to certain medications in an emergency situations.

Nov 4, 2016 In The News

Hurricane Matthew might have been the death knell for many Eastern North Carolina farmers, according to federal officials touring devastated farms Thursday in Edgecombe County.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, said many farmers were already operating at a margin when the storm blew into town in early October.

Sep 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congress averted a government shutdown Wednesday as the Senate and then the House approved a short-term spending bill, allowing lawmakers to avoid a crisis and return home to campaign.

Sep 27, 2016 In The News

Shannon Keith

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Local officials are “delighted” that talks of designating U.S. 264 as a future interstate have shifted into the fast lane.

Sep 25, 2016 In The News
WASHINGTON D.C. (WTVD) --

The opening of the Smithsonian's new African American History and Culture Museum brought out some big celebrities.

Actors Robert Di Nero, Angela Bassett, and Oprah Winfrey were all there. Winfrey, 'The Queen of Television,' was one of the museum's largest donors.

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