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


Full Name: George 'G.K.' K. Butterfield, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Social Security and Seniors Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: National Debt Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Medicare Issue Position: Business Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Education 6/27/14 Hagan, Butterfield Introduce Legislation to Allow Justice for Individuals Harmed by Toxic Pollution 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/25/14 Butterfield Statement on One Year Anniversary of Supreme Court Ruling in Shelby County v. Holder 6/20/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/12/14 Letter to Joan Mooney, Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs of the Department of Veterans Affairs- Explain Conflicting Reports on Wait Times at Durham VA Medical Center 6/11/14 Butterfield Introduces Highway Bill for Eastern North Carolina With Support of NC Delegation Members and Governor McCrory 6/09/14 Butterfield Calls on Department of Veterans Affairs to Speed Healthcare Reforms 6/09/14 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/30/14 Butterfield Cheers Full Funding of National Science Foundation 5/22/14 Butterfield's Bill to Honor World War II Merchant Mariners Passes the House 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/21/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015 5/20/14 Butterfield Applauds City of Durham Receipt of Grant to Train Unemployed and Under-Employed for Environmental Jobs 5/08/14 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment 5/08/14 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers 4/10/14 Pompeo, Butterfield Release Bipartisan Food Labeling Reform 4/10/14 The Hill - Keeping America's Food Supply Safe 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/09/14 Pompeo-Butterfield Release Bipartisan Food Labeling Reform 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/02/14 Butterfield Says SCOTUS Ruling on McCutcheon v. FEC is a ‘Cruel April Fool's Joke' 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/14/14 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 3/13/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment 3/13/14 Letter to John E. Skvarla, Secretary of North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Dan River Coal Ash Spill and Other Potential Threats 3/11/14 Reps. Guthrie, Butterfield & Young Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Medical Care 3/05/14 Butterfield Applauds Passage of Water Heater Energy Efficiency Bill 3/05/14 CBC First Vice-Chair G. K. Butterfield's Statement on the Senate's Failure to Advance a Vote to Confirm Debo Adegbile as Assistant Attorney General of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division 2/28/14 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - F-35 Maintenance Facility at FRC East 2/27/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - TRICARE