Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today delivered remarks honoring the life and contributions of the late North Carolina State Senator Ralph A. Hunt, Sr. on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Honorable Ralph A. Hunt, Sr.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

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

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a district-wide high school art competition highlighting young artists in the First District.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court’s decision regarding North Carolina’s Congressional district maps:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to Republicans in the North Carolina Senate inserting a provision in their budget to permanently cut federally funded SNAP food assistance:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to reports that President Donald Trump shared highly classified intelligence with Russian officials:

May 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous finding that the North Carolina General Assembly acted with discriminatory purpose in enactment of a 2013 Voter ID law:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement in response to the news of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after the passage of the American Health Care Act by the House:

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In The News

May 4, 2016 In The News

WELDON — U.S. Rep. G.K Butterfield praised local educators for their efforts during his “State of the District” speech in Weldon on Tuesday, but stressed more needs to be done for Roanoke Valley students.

Even though he said he’s proud of the success of educators in the state, Butterfield noted he’s disappointed with low-performing schools in the Valley.

Mar 29, 2016 In The News

Getting people who have been in jail, into the workplace, brought First District Democrat Congressman GK Butterfield to eastern Carolina Tuesday. 

Congressman Butterfield was at the Strive Center on West Third Street in Greenville for his third forum of five across his district. 

Mar 29, 2016 In The News

VIDEO: Becoming a productive member of society again can be difficult for some. Congressman G.K. Butterfield joined other community members and officials in an open discussion about that in Greenville.

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.

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