Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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May 26, 2017 Press Release
Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo, Egypt, killing at least 20 innocent civilians. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who advocates on behalf of persecuted Christians worldwide, issued this statement:
May 26, 2017 Press Release
This Memorial Day weekend, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is paying respects to the brave Americans who died to defend our freedom, and expressing gratitude to the next generation of American heroes.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson regarding additional funding to help eastern North Carolina recover from Hurricane Matthew.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Using Obama Administration criteria, the Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday released a report finding premiums on the individual health insurance market have more than doubled since Obamacare took effect in 2013.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the death of former Calvary Church pastor Ross Rhoads:
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who identified over $1.5 billion in spending cuts to help balance North Carolina’s budget while serving as a State Senator, had these comments on President Trump’s FY2018 budget proposal:
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement after learning of tonight’s terror attack in Manchester, England:
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May 17, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement after learning Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) required CPR and was rushed to a hospital this morning:
May 16, 2017 Press Release
Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey took Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) on a tour of communities still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. Congressman Pittenger also met with Lumberton City Manager Wayne Horne as part of his continuing effort to respond to local needs and share firsthand updates with Washington.
May 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who has been actively engaged with local leaders on Hurricane Matthew funding needs since October 2016, issued this statement in response to Governor Cooper’s letter:

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In The News

May 22, 2014 In The News

President Barack Obama signed the federal Kilah Davenport act into law on Tuesday.

The law pressures states to increase their punishments for the worst child abuse. The legislation would direct the U.S. attorney general to issue a report detailing each state’s penalties for child abuse, including whether the laws provide enhanced penalties in cases of severe child abuse.

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.
May 6, 2014 In The News
On May 3rd, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke to Time Warner Cable News about the problem of human trafficking, new legislation designed to fight human trafficking, and efforts to increase awareness in the Charlotte region.
May 6, 2014 In The News
Last night, I appeared on WBTV to discuss my concerns over the Senate's inaction on Kilah's Law. The strongly bipartisan bill was passed by the House of Representatives and has since sat in the Senate Judicial Committee for over five months. Kilah and those like her should not be forced to wait for justice because of political polarization and stagnation.
Mar 4, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger discusses recent events in Ukraine on WBT's Charlotte Morning News where he advocates isolating Russia through sanctions and other non-military options. President Obama is perceived as indecisive and feckless by world leaders and American leadership is needed to provide a united international response to Russian aggression.
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Mar 3, 2014 In The News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is collecting and analyzing your personal financial information, all without your knowledge or consent. The CFPB Director is accountable to no one, meaning there are no checks and balances, or any real oversight, for how they use your personal data.
Feb 16, 2014 In The News
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.
Jan 1, 2014 In The News
On January 1st, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts interviewed Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) about the unintended consequences of the nuclear agreement with Iran, including the danger of nuclear proliferation in the volatile Mideast. Congressman Pittenger is Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.
Oct 23, 2013 In The News

America faces a serious economic crisis with a $17 trillion debt and $60 trillion of unfunded entitlement mandates, as I conveyed through interviews in the last several days on CNN (three times),

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