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G. K. Butterfield

George Kenneth Butterfield, Jr. is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2004. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in the northeastern corner of the state. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Dome: New NC bills focus on Lejeune groundwater lawsuits
2014-06-30
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield have introduced a bill that they say would help people who are trying to sue over groundwater contamination at Camp Lejeune. The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month upheld North Carolina's 10-year ...
(News & Observer)
  1. Bill aims to aid Camp Lejeune contamination victims

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Hagan bill to address court decision on CTS pollution
2014-06-28
G.K. Butterfield, D-Wilson, would make it clear that federal environmental law preempts state laws that limit the timeframe in which damages could be recovered for harm that sometimes takes decades to appear. The Supreme Court ruling earlier this month ...
(Asheville Citizen-Times)
  1. Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville

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Hagan, Butterfield sponsor bills to help Lejeune families with lawsuits
2014-06-27
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield introduced a bill Thursday night that they say would help people who are trying to sue over groundwater contamination at Camp Lejeune. The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month upheld North Carolina's ...
(News & Observer)
  1. Bill would allow let Lejeune water victims seek redress
  2. Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville

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The best question asked at the GM hearing
2014-06-18
G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) criticized the automaker for hiring internal candidates to fill its new safety investigator positions. "I would strongly suggest you look at bringing in some outside fresh blood to run that part of the company," he said. But ...
(Washington Post (blog))
  1. Congress' berating of GM CEO offers few revelations into recall crisis
  2. Lawmakers press GM on report's findings

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Congress Grills Barra Over GM Accountability, Culture
2014-06-18
G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C. “I would suggest you bring in some outside, fresh blood, ” Butterfield said. [VOTE: Are GM and Mary Barra Doing Enough About Recall Delays?] GM has also asked Kenneth Feinberg to oversee a compensation fund for those who ...
(U.S. News & World Report)
  1. Lawmakers press GM on report's findings

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NC Congressmen press EPA for stricter coal ash standards
2014-06-18
Congressmen G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and David Price (NC-04) write in a letter released to the media Wednesday that the EPA must finalize “strong federal standards for the safe disposal of coal ash under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ...
(The Progressive Pulse)
  1. NC Congressmen call for EPA to take coal ash action

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Lawmakers could press Barra on GM report findings
2014-06-18
G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., questioned GM's resolve to change, noting that most of the 40 safety investigators GM has recently hired are from within GM. “I would strongly suggest that you look at bringing in some outside fresh blood,” he said. Barra ...
(WOODTV.com)
  1. GM CEO Back on the Hotseat
  2. House panel tells CEO that GM's not fixed yet

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Congressmen GK Butterfield and Charlie Rangel Reflect on Maya Angelou
2014-05-29
Congressmen GK Butterfield and Charlie Rangel joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel to share their thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou. The representatives even commented on Angelou's ability to bridge divides and unite people.
(Michronicleonline)
  1. NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: 05.29.14: Tribute To Dr. Maya Angelou

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Officials laud new VA research center, talk about scandal
2014-05-23
But Butterfield said he came to the celebration with mixed emotions because of the scandal involving allegations that U.S. veterans have died while waiting for treatment at some VA hospitals. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has ordered an ...
(Durham Herald Sun)
  1. Durham VA opens new research building
  2. Director of Durham VA Medical Center speaks out

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