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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
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 18, 2013 Butterfield and Price Press State to Restore Unemployment Insurance for Thousands of North Carolinians
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 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
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 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 Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth 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 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - Reinstate Tuition Assistance for Troops
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 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
Feb. 11, 2013 Butterfield Re-Introduces Bill to Equalize Veterans' Education Benefits
Feb. 6, 2013 Butterfield Cosponsors the Voter Empowerment Act
Feb. 5, 2013 Butterfield Observes Black History Month and Cosponsors Resolution
Feb. 1, 2013 Butterfield Opposes General Assembly's Plan to Cripple Health Reform in the North Carolina
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Dec. 13, 2012 Butterfield Expressed Disappointment with Ambassador Rice Withdrawal as Candidate for Secretary of State
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 23, 2012 Butterfield Cheers Approval of Small Business Credit Initiative to Spur Lending in North Carolina
Sept. 28, 2012 Bono Mack, Butterfield Join Forces to Raise Awareness of DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter To Artur Davis
Sept. 21, 2012 Butterfield Applauds Additional Funding to NCDOT for High-Speed Rail Improvements
Sept. 11, 2012 Butterfield Manages Bills on House Floor and Applauds Passage of the SAFE WEB Act
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