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On February 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) appeared on Fox News to discuss the true costs of Obamacare. From expensive enrollment exchanges and projected employment losses, to increased insurance prices, Obamacare is clearly a failure. House Republicans have solutions that will truly improve insurance and health care for all Americans.
Seeking to close a dangerous loophole in the air travel security system, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today introduced the Safe Skies Act of 2014, which pushes foreign countries to check for stolen passports before allowing passengers to board commercial flights.
Jul 30, 2014 Press Release
This afternoon, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives about Nancy Writebol, a courageous missionary from Charlotte who contracted Ebola while assisting with the current crisis in Liberia.
Jul 29, 2014 Press Release
Today, the House Financial Services Committee unanimously approved Congressman Robert Pittenger’s Regulation D Study Act (H.R. 3240), which directs the Government Accountability Office to study outdated banking regulations and make common-sense recommendations on how Congress can update the rules.
Jul 21, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger is making it easier for Union County residents to receive help battling federal red tape, ask questions about current issues in Washington, or offer feedback. Starting Tuesday, Congressman Pittenger will offer regular, weekly office hours in four convenient Union County locations. Staff will be available to help 9th District constituents with issues involving Social Security, Medicare, passports, Medicaid, small business issues, and other confusing and convoluted problems in federal government bureaucracy.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release
With funding for major local road projects expected to run out next month, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today joined a bipartisan majority to approve the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (H.R. 5021).
Jul 9, 2014 Press Release
This fall, when the House and Senate reconcile their separate appropriations bills, I urge Congress to remove the Massie-Lofgren amendment from the final legislation.
In The News
New bipartisan reforms approved recently by the House of Representatives go further, prohibiting the NSA from collecting bulk phone records and requiring case-by-case approval for future investigations requiring access to specific phone data, which will now be held by private companies. If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, the NSA will no longer capture or store your personal telephone and e-mail records.
May 23, 2014 In The News
May 22, 2014 In The News
President Barack Obama signed the federal Kilah Davenport act into law on Tuesday.
May 8, 2014 In The News
Fox 46 Carolinas recently sat down with Antonia Childs (Neet's Sweets) and Congressman Robert Pittenger to discuss the problem of human trafficking in Charlotte, local efforts to help victims, and upcoming legislation to better fight human trafficking.