Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  In recognition, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement:

Aug 13, 2016 Press Release

DURHAM, NC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after receiving news that after more than six months in detention, Wildin Acosta was released from Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia:

Aug 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today presented a $480,000 grant from the U.S.

Aug 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Saturday, August 6, 2016 marks the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).  Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement recognizing the anniversary of the VRA and renewing the call for Republicans in Congress to allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to restore the VRA:

Aug 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) applauded the recent announcement of a $791,700 grant for Pitt-Greenville Airport from the U.S.

Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously determined the NC General Assembly acted with a discriminatory purpose in enactment of Voter ID law:

Jul 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide $5 million in TIGER VIII grant funds to Goldsboro, North Carolina.  The funding will be used to complete Goldsboro’s ongoing Main Street Revitalization Project and the Goldsboro Gateway Transit Center.

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the NBA’s decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, NC:

Jul 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after receiving news that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) ruled in favor of Wildin Guillen Acosta, a Durham, North Carolina high school senior from Honduras:

Jul 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Stanley Green, Jr.:

“I was saddened to learn about the passing of my friend Stanley Green, Jr., longtime banking executive in Rocky Mount and Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Jun 13, 2014 In The News

North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield is giving federal officials until Wednesday to explain contradictory reports about wait times for veterans seeking mental health services in Durham.

Jun 12, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) has introduced a bill designed to designate two highways a ‘future interstate’ from Raleigh to Hampton Roads.
The ROAD Act, H.R. 4829, is also sponsored by Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03), Rep. David Price (NC-04), Rep. Howard Coble (NC-06), Mike McIntyre (NC-07), Mark Meadows (NC-11) and Renee Ellmers (NC-02).

May 29, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on the death of great American author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou:

Apr 3, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) Wednesday expressed grave concern over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which strikes down contribution limits for individual campaign donors by claiming that it restricts First Amendment rights.

Mar 28, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield said last week that wages need to increase for workers since corporate profits are increasing — and so are consumer prices, he said.

Feb 26, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement concerning the February 2, 2014 coal ash spill from a Duke Energy coal ash pond in Rockingham County, North Carolina:  

Feb 21, 2014 In The News

WELDON — African-Americans in the United States have a long and complicated history, but thanks to the legislative leader of District 1, more is known about their influence in Halifax County.

Feb 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement regarding Duke University Health System CEO Dr. Victor J. Dzau being named as the next president of the Institute of Medicine:

Feb 19, 2014 In The News

A congressman urged Pitt County residents to take advantage of programs that allow them to file federal and state tax returns for free.

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., appeared at a free filing briefing hosted by the job training organization STRIVE on Tuesday morning.

Jan 30, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K. Butterfield announced he is going to seek re-election for the U.S. House seat in District 1. He has represented District 1 in Washington since July 2004. Since redistricting in 2010, District 1 covers portions of 24 counties, including Wilson County, and stretches eastward from Elizabeth City, as far north as Roanoke Rapids and as far west as Durham County.

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