Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) hosted more than 100 Members of Parliament and other officials from 28 nations for the 8th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Riga, Latvia.
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who works closely with Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) as a Member of the Republican Whip Team, had these comments following today’s shooting:
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
For the third time in nine months, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has voted to restore accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs by making it easier to fire or demote incompetent employees.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is pleased to announce that Nick Derrico, a recent graduate of Charlotte Catholic, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Naval Academy.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce that Coleman Johnson, a recent graduate of Metrolina Christian Academy, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release





Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved major financial reform legislation, co-sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), to repeal and replace the failed Obama-era Dodd-Frank financial legislation.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) participated in formal U.S. House debate on the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10), which would repeal and replace the failed Obama-era Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is honored to announce that Lelyand Cathey, a homeschool scholar from Matthews, has received a prestigious appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Jun 6, 2017 Press Release
In response to several terrorist attacks carried out by European citizens who had traveled to Syria or Libya for training, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has co-sponsored the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act (H.R. 1196).


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),