Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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May 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) hosted special events in Charlotte and Fayetteville to help local students learn about opportunities at all five United States Service Academies. More than 300 local students, parents, and teachers participated.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) helped introduce legislation to eliminate the “Congressional Obamacare Exemption” included in the current draft of the American Health Care Act.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement following today’s release of President Trump’s proposal on tax reform:
Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Congressman David Scott (D-GA) introduced bipartisan legislation to clarify and improve certain regulations which have created confusion and unnecessary costs in commercial real estate lending.
Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had the solemn privilege of laying a wreath at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, where nearly 8,000 American soldiers were buried following the liberation of Sicily and the landings at Salerno and Anzio during World War II.
Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
As part of his commitment to helping outstanding local students serve our country at the highest level, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) invites local middle and high school students to attend one of two “Service Academy Days” on Saturday, April 29th.
Apr 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) invites the community to celebrate local high school artists and help select finalists for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.
Apr 21, 2017 Press Release
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC, “If you get rid of Dodd-Frank, it’s going to have a very significant positive impact on the economy.”
Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
America has a choice. We can have prescriptive economic and trade policies with China – including tariffs, sanctions, improved export control laws, and strong CFIUS review authorities – or we can continue to allow them to advance their human rights abuses, execute massive corporate theft and cyberespionage operations, and deliver material support for North Korea.
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Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
President Donald J. Trump signed Congressman Robert Pittenger’s radar legislation into law, setting into motion a 180-day study by the Commerce Department into Charlotte’s lack of adequate radar coverage. Following completion of the study, the Commerce Department will have 90 days to submit a plan to fix the radar gap.

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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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