Butterfield Talks Education, Politics At HCC

Butterfield talks education, politics at HCC

Each year a new group of people gains the right to vote, becoming politically active and forming the generation who will determine the future. In an effort to reach out to these young and upcoming voters, Congressman G.K. Butterfield visited Halifax Community College to dispense knowledge.

Butterfield, D-N.C. 1st, began his talk to the 240-strong assembly by explaining the duties of Congress as well as the concept of budget deficit, laying the groundwork for the rest of his speech.

He warned of a potential government shutdown if the 2017 budget is not finalized by April 28 and compared the Republicans …

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