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G.K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 11, 2014 Reps. Guthrie, Butterfield & Young Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Medical Care
Feb. 24, 2014 Butterfield Applauds First Voucher Approval Under His ‘Creating Hope Act'
Dec. 12, 2013 Butterfield Original Cosponor of Bipartisan ADAPT Act to Safeguard Public Health
Dec. 12, 2013 Green, Gingrey Introduce ADAPT Act to Safeguard Public Health
Oct. 23, 2013 DeGette , Blackburn, Green, Gingrey, Walden And Butterfield Introduce SOFTWARE Act
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
July 30, 2013 School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act
July 24, 2013 Butterfield Offers Amendment to Protect Low-Income Communities from Environmental and Public Health Risks
July 1, 2013 Witnesses: Ellmers' Bill Will Stop the Hemorrhaging Cancer Centers Across the Country are Suffering Due to Sequester Cuts
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
April 26, 2013 Minority Health Month
April 11, 2013 In Recognition of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
Feb. 1, 2013 Butterfield Opposes General Assembly's Plan to Cripple Health Reform in the North Carolina
Sept. 28, 2012 Bono Mack, Butterfield Join Forces to Raise Awareness of DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
July 27, 2012 Committee Leaders Seek Immediate Assurances from NFL and Players Association that HGH Testing Agreement Will Finally Be Enforced for 2012 Season
July 19, 2012 Butterfield Applauds East Carolina University's Receipt of Nursing Anesthesia Grant
July 10, 2012 President Obama Signs McCaul-Butterfield 'Creating Hope Act'
June 28, 2012 Butterfield Responds to the Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
June 26, 2012 McCaul-Butterfield 'Creating Hope Act' Goes to the President for Approval
June 20, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 30, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012
May 17, 2012 Butterfield Applauds U.S. Dept. of Health Grants Totaling $4 Million to Increase Access to Local Health Centers
Dec. 6, 2011 Butterfield Announces $1.3 Million in Funding for Greene County Health Care, Inc.
Nov. 22, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey
Nov. 8, 2011 Kucinich, Burton and Young Lead Bipartisan Appeal to Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
Nov. 4, 2011 Letter to June St. Clair Atkinson, State Superintendent Department of Public Instruction
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 20, 2011 Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011
May 12, 2011 Butterfield: GOP Medicare Cuts Would Cost Retirees $182,000
March 17, 2011 Give Health Care Reform a Chance to Work
March 10, 2011 Butterfield: Hunger Study Shows Enormous Needs in Eastern N.C.
March 9, 2011 Butterfield Calls for Hearing on Football Helmets and Player Safety
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year
Feb. 15, 2011 Cohen Sponsors Birth Certificate Enhancement Act of 2011
Feb. 14, 2011 Proposed Cuts to Funding for Community Health Centers
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Repeal of the Patients' Bill of Rights
Jan. 19, 2011 Congressman G. K. Butterfield's Statement on the House Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
Jan. 18, 2011 Report: Health Care Repeal Would Greatly Impact Eastern N.C.
July 29, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 18, 2010 Good News for Small Business on Health Insurance Reform
April 26, 2010 E-Newsletters Improving Veterans Health Care
March 22, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 18, 2010 Butterfield Applauds Health Insurance Reform Benefits
March 17, 2010 Statement in Support Of Achieving Immediate Health Insurance Reforms
March 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
Jan. 13, 2010 Health Care And The Economy
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