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G.K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
Jan. 29, 2014 Butterfield's Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 War on Poverty
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addreses Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Butterfield Concerned About Nationwide Reductions to SNAP
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 687, Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1526, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3102, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013; and for Other Purposes
July 18, 2013 Don't Play Politics with Food Support
July 11, 2013 Shame on the Republican Majority
July 11, 2013 Butterfield Blasts House Republicans for Passing Farm Bill without Funding Food Stamps and Other Nutrition Programs
June 18, 2013 Butterfield Fights Drastic Cuts to the Food Stamp Program Proposed in the U.S. Farm Bill
June 18, 2013 Butterfield and Price Press State to Restore Unemployment Insurance for Thousands of North Carolinians
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
March 27, 2012 Ryan Budget is Shameful
Nov. 3, 2011 Butterfield Re-Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Underprivileged Communities Access to Needed Electronic Equipment
Oct. 13, 2011 Celebrating World Food Day
Dec. 2, 2010 In the Matter of Representative Charles B. Rangel of New York
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
June 8, 2010 Medicare Donut Hole Rebate Checks
Feb. 23, 2010 Creating Jobs
Feb. 3, 2010 Solving The Nation's Financial Problems
March 11, 2008 Democratic Budget is Fiscally Responsible but also Funds Critical Priorities
July 24, 2007 Military Families and the Minimum fwal
Jan. 10, 2007 Butterfield Applauds Minimum Wage Hike
Jan. 9, 2007 Butterfield Fights for County Medicaid Relief
July 21, 2006 Butterfield Wants House Vote on Minimum Wage Hike
July 11, 2006 Raise Minimum Wage Today
March 16, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Poverty and Hunger
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Housing and Ownership
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
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