Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jun 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce that Stephen Harold, a senior at Parkwood High School, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.
Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement on President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Accord:
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May 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) toured neighborhoods in Fayetteville, Hope Mills, and Bladen County which are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. This latest tour is part of his ongoing efforts to secure additional disaster recovery funding, including regular communication with FEMA, HUD, and House Appropriations.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
Two recently published articles in the Charlotte Observer omitted relevant facts and did not provide readers with a thorough account of Congressman Pittenger’s policy positions. In response, Congressman Pittenger wrote two separate Letters to the Editor to provide clarification for his constituents.
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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:

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In The News

Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN's "The Lead" to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNBC with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
U.S. House of Representatives Republicans fought the good fight, but it’s time to end the government shutdown and ensure the federal government does not default on its debts, Rep. Robert Pittenger said Wednesday. “I believe it was a good cause, a noble cause, and we rallied to the cause, and I think we did everything we could do,” Pittenger said in an interview with the R&L hours before a vote on legislation that both appropriates government funding over the next few months and raises the debt ceiling. “But with Democrats in the majority in the Senate and with a Democrat president, it was two against one and it was impossible to win.”
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN with Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News
BBC World News spoke live with Congressman Robert Pittenger on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. During the interview, Congressman Pittenger discussed the need for Washington leaders to come together "like adults" and truly address Washington's runaway spending problem.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News
On October 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on MSNBC and discussed the need for bipartisan compromises to resolve the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News

 

On October 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Billy Buck Blevins on WAME to discuss Obamacare, the debt limit, and the looming fiscal crisis for the federal government.

Oct 12, 2013 In The News
On October 12th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN to discuss serving Charlotte during the partial shutdown, Obamacare, and the debt crisis.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News

 

On October 10th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Doc Washburn on WBT to discuss Obamacare, partial government shutdown, and the debt ceiling.

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