Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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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:

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released a new district report highlighting the risks to North Carolina’s First Congressional District if President Trump and congressional Republicans move forward with plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) joined U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Cory Gardner (R-CO), along with U.S. Representatives Michael T.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement following President Trump’s address this evening to a Joint Session of Congress:

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating MaryAnn Black on her selection by the Durham County Democratic Party to fill the unexpired term for North Carolina House District 29.  The seat was previously held by Secretary Larry D.

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In The News

Oct 29, 2014 In The News

The Global TransPark played host to a very important person on Tuesday.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Kinston to tour the TransPark with N.C. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-Wilson.

Oct 17, 2014 In The News

Maurice Barboza’s idea to build a memorial to black Revolutionary War soldiers on the Mall was sparked by the end of another struggle: the campaign by Barboza’s aunt to be the second black member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in modern times. She won.

Oct 15, 2014 In The News

President Obama signed H.J. Res 120, a bill Congressman Butterfield introduced to approve the site selected for a memorial that will recognize African Americans who fought for America’s independence during the American Revolution.

Oct 10, 2014 In The News

Today is the final day to register to vote for the election Nov. 4 and voters must cast ballots at their assigned polling place.

On a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the recent 4th Circuit Court of Appeals order on the same-day registration and out-of precinct voting in North Carolina’s new voting law. 

Oct 7, 2014 In The News

The Carolinas Chapter of the National Diversity Council (NDC Carolinas) will hold a free, public community health fair from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Greenville Convention Center.

The health fair will be held concurrently with the council’s inaugural Health care Diversity Summit.

Sep 22, 2014 In The News

Two congressmen who represent Craven County voters introduced a bipartisan bill Friday to designate two Eastern North Carolina highways as “future interstates.”

Sep 17, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. -- In D.C., the Republican-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday. It funds the federal government for the beginning of the next fiscal year, but it eliminates funding for President Obama’s healthcare reform.

Sep 16, 2014 In The News

House lawmakers predict their chamber will vote Wednesday to give President Obama authority to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic militants.

But it won’t come without griping from both sides of the aisle.

Sep 15, 2014 In The News

You could walk right by 615 E. Nash St. in Wilson and not know its significance. There is no marker or sign giving anyone a clue to what happened inside those four walls.

Sep 15, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st, championed investment in education as a means to repair the “damage that has been done” to African-Americans by slavery in a guest lecture at N.C. Central University on Friday.

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