Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
House Republicans released legislative text of their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement:
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) testified before a House subcommittee on the need for improved National Weather Service radar coverage in the Charlotte region.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
In a video update for constituents, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) shared his thoughts on President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
This year, Robeson County’s Antioch Baptist Church celebrates their 200th anniversary. Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in honor of the church’s legacy of service.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
As part of his commitment to serving all of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will launch regular Lumberton office hours on Thursday, March 2nd.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who personally greeted President Trump as he entered the House Chamber, had this reaction to the President’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress:
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
In advance of President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress, Congressman Robert Pittenger has released a video tour of the U.S. Capitol, including a behind-the-scenes view of the Lincoln Room and a preview of what President Trump will see as he walks to the House Chamber.
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
In response to claims by Mr. Michael S. Smith that he is an adviser to the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Task Force, issued this statement:
Feb 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) connected with 6,128 constituents via a live, interactive telephone town hall, listening and responding to constituents on multiple topics including repairing America’s health care system, defunding Planned Parenthood, and President Trump’s tax returns.
Feb 21, 2017 Press Release
In order to hear from as many constituents as possible, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting on Thursday, February 23rd, beginning at 6:30 p.m.


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.
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),