Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jan 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger’s Charlotte regional office has moved to a convenient new Fairview Road location near Park South Drive and Piedmont Row. The new office, located at 5970 Fairview Rd., Suite 430, provides easier access and more functional space for meetings with constituents.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger was sworn in for his third term representing North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District, which now includes Mecklenburg, Union, Anson, Richmond, Scotland, Robeson, Bladen, and Cumberland counties.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) publicly recommended that proposed reforms to the Office of Congressional Ethics be considered through regular, bipartisan legislation in lieu of a rule change.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement regarding proposed changes to the Office of Congressional Ethics, which is separate from the bipartisan Committee on Ethics:
Dec 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the inclusion of Hurricane Matthew recovery assistance funding for the state of North Carolina in the Continuing Resolution funding bill.
Dec 6, 2016 Press Release
Due to serious national security concerns, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has written Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to block the transaction of Lattice Semiconductor being acquired by an American venture capital firm with significant ties to China's communist government.
Dec 5, 2016 Press Release
More than 120 Members of Parliament, Senators, Ambassadors, and other officials from 39 nations in Europe, Asia, Middle East, and South America will join Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) at the Library of Congress for the 6th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum.
Dec 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to approve the largest military pay raise in six years, strengthen military health care for both active duty and retirees, and provide relief for brave veterans asked to repay enlistment bonuses.
Dec 1, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive, bipartisan, fiscally-responsible legislation to increase funding for medical research and streamline the process of bringing new treatments to patients.
Nov 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger returned from Latin America this morning after hosting a major international forum for Members of Parliament and other government officials regarding joint efforts to prevent terrorism financing activity in South America.


In The News

Sep 10, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger believes he has a plan to relieve the United States from any kind of moral obligation regarding the nation’s possible military intervention in the Syrian civil war.
Sep 6, 2013 In The News

Robert Pittenger, unusually for a US congressman, has taken an interest for years in how to prevent the use of chemical weapons, and describes himself as a strong conservative and a “10 out of 10” supporter of Israel.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger said Thursday that he shares the fears of Mideast leaders he has met with on a congressional fact-finding tour: That a U.S. attack on Syria could further destabilize the region.

The Charlotte Republican said he’s leaning toward voting against a White House-backed resolution authorizing the use of military force against Syria.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

ASHEVILLE — The chairman of the Congressional Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare said Thursday that he fears a military strike on Syria would put weapons of mass destruction into the hands of terrorists.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is back in the Middle East to get a better understanding of the civil unrest in Syria and Egypt and get an assessment of the nearly 12-yearlong U.S. military action in Afghanistan.

As chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Pittenger’s most pressing concern now is the Syrian matter.

Aug 28, 2013 In The News

I asked Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) to talk about his decision to drop out of Congress’s health plan, where he plans to shop for health coverage and his thoughts on defunding Obamacare. What follows is a transcript of our discussion, lightly edited for clarity.

Sarah Kliff: Tell me why you decided to drop out of the Congressional health insurance plan.