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Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and David Price (D-NC), and U.S. Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced that they secured a $47.5 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant from the U.S.

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of life-long Wilson County resident, long-time statesman of Wilson, North Carolina and friend, Bucky Robbins. Robbins passed away at age 73, at his home surrounded by family members Tuesday, September 15, 2020 following a prolonged illness.

Sep 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield’s bills, H.R. 3957—Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act, and H.R. 4439—Creating Hope Reauthorization Act passed out of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce.  Committee passage places each of these critical bills one step closer to becoming law.

Sep 1, 2020 Press Release

Wilson, N.C. – Today, G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressmen Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) sent a joint bipartisan letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23).

Aug 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of over $1.5 million in funding from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to healthcare facilities in North Carolina’s First Congressional District.

Aug 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, August 18, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) met with the Postmaster, Post Office Operations Manager, and Processing & Distribution Facility (P&DF) Manager of the USPS P&DF Facility center located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Aug 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) introduced the Ensuring Network Security Act.  This bipartisan bill aims to fully rid U.S.

Aug 9, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after President Trump signed shortsighted and dangerous executive actions: 

Aug 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $1,860,711 in grants to help low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities in North Carolina succeed.

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass H.R. 7617, a legislative package with critical appropriations totaling $1.3 trillion in discretionary funding.

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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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