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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
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
July 1, 2013 Witnesses: Ellmers' Bill Will Stop the Hemorrhaging Cancer Centers Across the Country are Suffering Due to Sequester Cuts
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 28, 2013 Hearing of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1288, H.R. 1494,H.R. 1623, H.R. 1809, H.R. 2086, H.R. 2138, H.R. 2189, H.R. 2341, H.R. 2382 and H.R. 2423
June 28, 2013 Butterfield Testifies at Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing in Support of His Bill to Honor World War II Merchant Mariners
June 27, 2013 letter Butterfield Urges Full Funding of FCT Program to Increase Air Safety
June 27, 2013 Butterfield Cheers Confirmation of Anthony Foxx as Transportation Secretary
June 25, 2013 Butterfield Denounces Supreme Court's Decision and State Voter ID Bill
June 20, 2013 Butterfield Praises House Rejection of Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 18, 2013 Butterfield and Price Press State to Restore Unemployment Insurance for Thousands of North Carolinians
June 18, 2013 Butterfield Fights Drastic Cuts to the Food Stamp Program Proposed in the U.S. Farm Bill
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 14, 2013 Butterfield Original Cosponsor of Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Seniors' Hearing Services
June 7, 2013 Butterfield to Join "Moral Monday" Protests at North Carolina Legislature
June 6, 2013 Butterfield Lead Democrat on Bill to Better Assess Student Performance
June 6, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of the US Department of Transportation
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 5, 2013 Department of Homeland Security Appropriation Act, 2014
June 4, 2013 Repeal Sequestration
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
May 23, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for Students Act
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 21, 2013 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Reform Legislation
May 16, 2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
May 14, 2013 Butterfield Applauds DOT's Decision to Keep Kinston and New Bern Airport Towers Open
May 13, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation - DOT Flights from Charlotte to Brazil
May 7, 2013 Sequestration
May 6, 2013 CBC Hour: Eliminating Health Disparities
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
April 29, 2013 Butterfield's Statement on Anthony Foxx Nomination for Transportation Secretary
April 26, 2013 Minority Health Month
April 24, 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
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 12, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Seth D. Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
April 11, 2013 In Recognition of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
March 21, 2013 Butterfield Introduces Bill to Make WWII Merchant Mariners Eligible for Veterans Benefits
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - Reinstate Tuition Assistance for Troops
March 20, 2013 Ryan Budget
March 15, 2013 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
March 12, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administrator - Stop Sequestration at Airports
Feb. 26, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 25, 2013 CBC Hour: Voting Rights Act, Section 5
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 12, 2013 Butterfield's Statement on the Release of John McNeil and the NAACP
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