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G.K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: George 'G.K.' K. Butterfield, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 07/20/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 6, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Valeisha, Lenai, Tunya
Birth Date: 04/27/1947
Birth Place: Wilson, NC
Home City: Wilson, NC
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Business
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: National Debt
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Social Security and Seniors
Aug. 6, 2014 Butterfield Introduces Bill to Provide Immediate Medical Leave for New VA Employees with Service-Connected Disabilities
July 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H. Res 676, Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions by the President; Providing for Consideration of HR 935; Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013; And Providing for Proceeding During the Period from August 1, 2013, through September 5, 2014
July 30, 2014 Butterfield Statement on House Republicans Passage of a Resolution Authorizing Speaker Boehner to Sue the President of the United States
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 30, 2014 Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act
July 30, 2014 Reps. Butterfield, Johnson highlight 49th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid
July 29, 2014 Reps. Lynch, Farenthold, Cummings, and Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce
July 29, 2014 Afghanistan
July 29, 2014 Institutional Litigation Is Unprecedented
July 25, 2014 Butterfield Applauds Former NC Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson on Appointment to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 Reps. Johnson, Butterfield launch State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
July 23, 2014 State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
July 23, 2014 Reps. Butterfield, Johnson Launch New State Medicaid Expansion Caucus
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
July 11, 2014 Letter to Joshua Howard, Chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections - Wilson County Early Voting Plan Will Disenfranchise Voters
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 8, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service - Butterfield Seeks Answers to USPS-Proposed Changes at Rocky Mount Mail Processing Plant
July 2, 2014 Butterfield Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
June 27, 2014 Hagan, Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Allow Justice for Individuals Harmed by Toxic Pollution
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Butterfield Statement on One Year Anniversary of Supreme Court Ruling in Shelby County v. Holder
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to Joan Mooney, Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Explain Conflicting Reports on Wait Times at Durham VA Medical Center
June 11, 2014 Butterfield Introduces Highway Bill for Eastern North Carolina With Support of NC Delegation Members and Governor McCrory
June 9, 2014 Butterfield Calls on Department of Veterans Affairs to Speed Healthcare Reforms
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 30, 2014 Butterfield Cheers Full Funding of National Science Foundation
May 22, 2014 Butterfield's Bill to Honor World War II Merchant Mariners Passes the House
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Butterfield Applauds City of Durham Receipt of Grant to Train Unemployed and Under-Employed for Environmental Jobs
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
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