Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Hurricane Matthew inundated Lumberton, N.C., with rain in October 2016, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses, closing Interstate 95, and leaving the water treatment plant under four feet of floodwater.
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court:
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
As a strong pro-life advocate, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) recently became the first Member of Congress from North Carolina to co-sponsor the Sanctity of Human Life Act (H.R. 586), which states that human life begins at fertilization.
Jan 30, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger had this statement on President Trump’s executive order on refugees from nations impacted by terrorism:
Jan 27, 2017 Press Release
As hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters come to Washington for today’s March for Life, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) sent a letter to President Trump outlining shared pro-life priorities for Congress and the new Administration. Congressman Pittenger’s letter was co-led by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Chairman Diane Black (TN-06) and was co-signed by nearly 150 additional Members of Congress. Click here to read the letter.
Jan 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had the honor of meeting 60 students from Charlotte Christian who joined him at the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) to introduce the Kari’s Law Act of 2017 (H.R. 582), which would ensure that anyone who dials 911 immediately reach emergency personnel, even if that phone would typically require dialing “9” to reach an outside line.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
During his final month in power, President Obama provided $261 million U.S. tax dollars to the Palestinian Authority.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
As a recognized pro-life leader on Capitol Hill, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) helped pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (H.R. 7), of which he was an original co-sponsor.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Ruth Samuelson, a longtime leader in the North Carolina House of Representatives and former Member of the Mecklenburg County Commission, died following a battle with ovarian cancer.


In The News

Aug 9, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger heads to the Middle East on Saturday to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. They may be a friendlier audience than he found this week at home.

The Charlotte Republican was on National Public Radio on Friday talking about this week’s town hall meeting, where he was confronted by a pair of tea party activists.

Aug 7, 2013 In The News

On August 7, Congressman Pittenger appeared on PostTV to discuss defunding Obamacare.

Aug 7, 2013 In The News
On August 7, Congressman Robert Pittenger joined Gov. Mike Huckabee to discuss Obamacare.
Aug 5, 2013 In The News

It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work. This week Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., talks about being banished from caffeine and what he’s learned from strong leaders.

Jul 26, 2013 In The News

On July 26, Congressman Pittenger discussed efforts to secure Americans from domestic terrorism as well as changes to governance of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.


Jul 11, 2013 In The News

We all know strong students who want to go to college, get good-paying jobs and build flourishing, independent lives for themselves and their families.