Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Contest Open to All High School Students Residing in the First District

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Republicans pulled their healthcare bill from the House Floor:

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after Republicans delayed a House vote on their healthcare bill:

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for FY2018:

“Budgets demonstrate priorities.  And once again, President Trump- though, light on details- clearly demonstrates regressive priorities that will have an extreme impact on working families.

Mar 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – March marks Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the role women have played in American history.  This week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) commemorated Women’s History Month with a discussion with Dr. Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress. 

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, Congressman G. K.

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating Robert Evans, District Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District, on his appointment to serve as chairman of Governor Roy Cooper’s newly formed Crime Commission:

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Mar 10, 2016 In The News

DURHAM — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., held a veterans community forum Tuesday at the downtown Durham County Library to hear about local veterans issues.

Jan 7, 2016 In The News


Congressman G. K. Butterfield

First Congressional District of North Carolina

January 7, 2016

Oct 26, 2015 In The News

Wilson officials learned early Monday morning that the city was successful in pulling in a $10 million federal grant that will lead to much-anticipated improvements to the U.S. 301 corridor. 

Dec 11, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2014 - A House subcommittee on Wednesday debated the role of the Food and Drug Administration in the regulation of food containing genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Many legislators said they want to see one national set of standards for GE labeling and are worried about the “patchwork” of state rules that may develop.

Nov 24, 2014 In The News

Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan to use an executive order to institute immigration reform and the President’s upcoming address to the nation.

Nov 21, 2014 In The News

North Carolina’s First District Representative G.K. Butterfield takes the helm of the Congressional Black Caucus. Meanwhile, at the state level Republicans vie for the House Speaker’s job. And the Asheville police chief accepts a retirement deal from the city government in the wake of controversy in the department, including accusations of retaliation.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON—Beginning in January, Democratic Rep. G. K. Butterfield, who represents North Carolina’s first district, will lead the 45-member Congressional Black Caucus, also known as the CBC.

The group was established in 1971 to address the policy concerns of a growing number of African-Americans in Congress.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of Wilson was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the “conscience of the Congress.”

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman G.K Butterfield was unanimously elected Wednesday as the 24th chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.

Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest CBC in the organization’s history with 45 members.

Nov 18, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield is poised to become the next chair of the Congressional Black Caucus when the new U.S. Congress convenes in January.

Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson who represents North Carolina’s 1st District, is expected to win an election as the 24th chair of the caucus on Wednesday.

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