Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
On Wednesday, March 22nd, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will open a satellite office in historic downtown Wadesboro.
Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
On Wednesday, March 22nd, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will open a satellite office in historic downtown Wadesboro.
Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and other leaders of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus met with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House to discuss pro-life support for the American Health Care Act.
Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
During a live interview with MSNBC, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) urged his colleagues to remember the lessons of Ronald Reagan during debate on conservative health care reform.
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Mar 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is pleased to announce that Charlotte Catholic senior Erin McCullagh has succeeded in her goal of being appointed to the United States Naval Academy.
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is honored to announce that Will Kern, a senior at Weddington High School, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce that Sumi Vijayakumar of Matthews, a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, has received a prestigious appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is honored to announce that Luke Johnson, a senior at South Mecklenburg High School, received a prestigious appointment to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.
Mar 13, 2017 Press Release
Chinese telecom firm ZTE Corporation agreed to pay over $1 billion in fines for violating U.S. law by selling embargoed technology to an Iranian government-controlled entity which could be used to oppress human rights.
Mar 10, 2017 Press Release
Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development requesting flexibility with the population threshold to allow deserving communities such as Lumberton to continue receiving assistance.

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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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