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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1, passed the House of Representatives:

“Today, House Republicans voted in favor of a tax hike for 36 million middle class households, adding $1.5 trillion to the deficit, and robbing $1.5 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republican efforts to jam their tax bill through Congress in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthy, at the expense of low- and middle-income Americans. 

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D- NC-01) and Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) today applauded the passage of their bipartisan bill, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act, H.R. 304.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement in response to reports that CSX may halt plans to build the Carolina Connector facility in Rocky Mount, NC:

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

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Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor the life of influential jazz musician Thelonious Monk on his 100th birthday.  Monk was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on October 10, 1917.

 

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

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:

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced H.R.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the Republican tax principles announced today:

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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.

Sep 22, 2016 In The News

(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.

Sep 22, 2016 In The News

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. 

Sep 22, 2016 In The News

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.

Sep 22, 2016 In The News

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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.

Jul 5, 2016 In The News

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.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

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.

May 27, 2016 In The News

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.

May 18, 2016 In The News

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.
 

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