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
Primary May 6, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: National Debt Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Social Security and Seniors Issue Position: Medicare Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Business Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Education 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 Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open 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 7/30/14 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 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/30/14 Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act 7/30/14 Reps. Butterfield, Johnson highlight 49th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid 7/29/14 Afghanistan 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 7/25/14 Butterfield Applauds Former NC Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson on Appointment to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 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 7/23/14 Reps. Johnson, Butterfield launch State Medicaid Expansion Caucus 7/23/14 State Medicaid Expansion Caucus 7/23/14 Reps. Butterfield, Johnson Launch New State Medicaid Expansion Caucus 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/11/14 Letter to Joshua Howard, Chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections - Wilson County Early Voting Plan Will Disenfranchise Voters 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/08/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service - Butterfield Seeks Answers to USPS-Proposed Changes at Rocky Mount Mail Processing Plant 7/02/14 Butterfield Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 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