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G.K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
July 18, 2013 Don't Play Politics with Food Support
July 11, 2013 Butterfield Blasts House Republicans for Passing Farm Bill without Funding Food Stamps and Other Nutrition Programs
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Butterfield Praises House Rejection of Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 16, 2012 Butterfield Cosponsors Farm Service Accountability Act to Halt Future Closures of FSA Offices
Nov. 14, 2011 Introduction of Bill to Fight Global Hunger and Continue the Work of Former Congresswoman Eva Clayton
April 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Jan. 20, 2011 Butterfield and North Carolina Democratic Delegation Introduces Bill to Provide Faster Relief to Farmers
March 17, 2009 Hearing of the Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Stimulating the Economy Through Trade: Examining the Role of Export Promotion
May 14, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 2419, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Oct. 26, 2007 Butterfield to Tour Drought Affected Farms
Oct. 23, 2007 Drought Conditions in the Southeast
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Developement, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Feb. 8, 2006 European Markets Could Open to N.C. Farmers
Nov. 22, 2005 Butterfield Gains Support for Closing IRS-created Foreign Business Tax Loophole
June 8, 2005 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Rural Issues
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