Representative George 'G.K.' K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 1, Democratic
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Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy Issue Position: Business Issue Position: Social Security and Seniors Issue Position: Education Issue Position: National Debt Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Medicare 11/24/14 Atlanta Daily World - Will President Barack Obama's Plans For Immigration Adversely Impact Black Employment 11/21/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the US Department of Commerce - Preliminary Findings in United Steelworker Trade Case Against Imports of Vehicle Tires from China 11/17/14 Butterfield Elected Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress 11/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fight Against Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals 11/13/14 Roll Call - Black Caucus Defends Seniority System as Members Try to Buck the Trend 11/10/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Urging Restoration of NIH Funding in Lame Duck 11/08/14 Butterfield Cheers Nomination of North Carolina Native Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General 10/23/14 Butterfield to Present $6 Million Check to Roanoke Electric Cooperative to Help Lower Customers Utilities Cost 10/23/14 Butterfield Urges Governor McCrory to Fulfill Commitment to Complete Funding for Princeville Flood Damage Reduction Feasibility Study 10/21/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Butterfield Asks Attorney General Holder to Review Firing of Former Assistant District Attorney Faris Dixon by Pitt County District Attorney's Office 10/08/14 Butterfield Says Supreme Court Decision to Stay 4th Circuit Ruling Continues to Dismantle the Voting Rights Act 10/01/14 Butterfield Praises Court of Appeals Ruling to Block Changes to North Carolina Voting Laws 10/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Expressing Concern About Iran's Refusal to Cooperate with International Nuclear Inspectors 9/29/14 Butterfield Cheers Enactment of His Bill to Approve Site Selected for Memorial to Honor African Americans that Fought in American Revolution 9/19/14 Butterfield Introduces Highway Bill for Military Corridor with Rep. Walter Jones 9/18/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Opposition to the Eight-Week House Recess 9/18/14 Butterfield Applauds Judicial Nomination of Loretta Copeland Biggs 9/15/14 Butterfield Cheers TRIO Grant for Durham Non-profit 9/11/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Answers On Behalf of ALS Community 9/10/14 The Do-Nothing Congress 9/10/14 Price and Butterfield Announce TIGER Grant for the Duke Beltline Master Plan 9/10/14 Butterfield Cheers TIGER VI Grant Award to North Carolina Railroad to Create Freight Railroad Corridor 9/08/14 Approval of Memorial to Commemorate Slaves and Free Black Persons Who Fought in the American Revolution 9/05/14 Butterfield Congratulates Stacey Franklin Jones on Being Named Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University 8/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty 8/06/14 Butterfield Introduces Bill to Provide Immediate Medical Leave for New VA Employees with Service-Connected Disabilities 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/31/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 7/30/14 Providing for Consideration of H. Res 676, Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions by the President; Providing for Consideration of HR 935; Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013; And Providing for Proceeding During the Period from August 1, 2013, through September 5, 2014 7/30/14 Butterfield Statement on House Republicans Passage of a Resolution Authorizing Speaker Boehner to Sue the President of the United States 7/30/14 Reps. Butterfield, Johnson highlight 49th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/30/14 Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act 7/29/14 Reps. Lynch, Farenthold, Cummings, and Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Support Wounded Warriors in the Federal Workforce 7/29/14 Institutional Litigation Is Unprecedented 7/29/14 Afghanistan 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/25/14 Butterfield Applauds Former NC Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson on Appointment to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 7/23/14 Reps. Johnson, Butterfield launch State Medicaid Expansion Caucus