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Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Butterfield released the following statement calling on the Senate to reconvene and pass gun violence prevention legislation following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio:

 

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield introduced H.R.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance bills to reauthorize public health and Medicare programs, provide Medicaid funding for the U.S. Territories, and address surprise medical billing.

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Phil Freelon, a Durham, North Carolina resident and renowned architect of the Smithsonian African American History Museum.

Jul 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Diversity Task Force Co-Chairs Rep. G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) gave the following statement on Facebook’s civil rights audit report.

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in Rucho v. Common Cause and Benisek v. Lamone, which address political gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland, respectively:

Jun 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield introduced H.R.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield made the following statement after the Committee on House Administration passed H.R.

Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kevin K.

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In The News

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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