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Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) voted to pass two critically needed bills, H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) offered a resolution on the House floor to enable Congressman John Lewis to receive the high honor of lying in state on the Lincoln Catafalque—a platform constructed in 1865 to support the casket of Abraham Lincoln while the president's body lay in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.

Jul 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $628,300 in Humanities Relief Grant funding provided to the North Carolina Humanities Council by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Jul 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the awarding of $400,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments in Wilson, North Carolina. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to help local economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of North Carolina’s own Dr. Beverly Washington Jones:

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman John Robert Lewis. Congressman Lewis passed away late last night at his home in Georgia:

Jul 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) announced the awarding of $671,000 in funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Mid-East Commission. These funds were made available by the CARES Act and will be used to provide loans to small businesses and entrepreneurs negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On July 13, 2020, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Whip James E.

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement congratulating former state lawmaker, Representative Jean Farmer-Butterfield, on her confirmation to the North Carolina Employment Security Board of Review:

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the decisions handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding President Trump’s tax and financial records:

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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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