WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, October 1, 2017 claimed the lives of over 50 individuals and injured more than 500:
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the Republican tax principles announced today:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), along with Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA), Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen G. K.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to the House of Representatives’ vote on the Senate-passed package to help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other natural disasters that occurred in Fiscal Year 2017:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ remarks confirming President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA:
DURHAM, NC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the demonstration in Durham:
“There is no place for hate, bigotry, and racism in our society. The demonstrators today are making it known loudly and clearly that the KKK, Neo-Nazis, and other extremist groups are not welcome in our communities.
Durham, NC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding the domestic terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia and the toppling of the Confederate statue in Durham:
Durham, NC – Congressman G. K.
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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.
(CNN)Congressional Black Caucus members demanded that the Justice Department "aggressively pursue investigations, indictments and prosecutions" regarding the recent deaths of two black men, which stemmed from fatal police shootings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) – Lawmakers representing North Carolina from both the U.S. Senate and House announced legislation to improve the highway system in eastern N.C., Wednesday evening.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration is investing $2.5 million in the Pitt-Greenville Airport to fund infrastructure improvements and upgrades at the airport, the facility’s executive director said.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to name the federal bankruptcy courthouse in Greenville in honor of U.S. Federal Judge Randy D. Doub.
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Wilson Democrat who represents portions of Greenville and Pitt County, introduced the bill Nov. 5 and it received approval on Tuesday, Butterfield’s office reported in a news release.
On a beautiful summer evening, the gym at the Emily K Center in Durham was packed — not for a basketball game, but instead to learn about computer science or programming as a career path. Parents, guardians, and students from underrepresented communities explored programming, the jobs available to programmers, and the skills required to become one at the bilingual event Thursday night.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield was among the nearly 200 Democrats who staged a sit-in Wednesday to force a House vote on gun control measures.
LUMPKIN, Ga. (WNCN) – Rep. G. K. Butterfield traveled to Georgia to visit a Durham teen who was detained by immigration officials.
Butterfield, who represents the First District, visited with Wildin Acosta at Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia.
The congressman, along with Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. of Georgia, spoke with Acosta for around 35 minutes.
Congressman Butterfield joins NC Policy Watch's News and Views With Chris Fitzsimon to discuss the judicial vacancy on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and Senate’s refusal to hold confirmation hearings for President Barack Obama’s court nominees.