WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the House today was forced to vote for a second time on the conference report to H.R. 1, the Republican tax bill. The version voted on yesterday violated Senate rules.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks on the Floor of the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.
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.
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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.
By Lindell John Kay
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.
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.
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.
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.
Times Staff Writer
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.
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.
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.