• 2nd Amendment Rights

    DEFENDING OUR 2ND AMENDMENT RIGHTS Every right comes with an equal responsibility. How should we react when someone carelessly exercises their rights? In the aftermath of a tragedy, when emotions are running high, we must be careful to avoid knee-je...

  • Budget and Spending

    For too long, Washington’s out-of-control spending habits have put future generations at risk. Americans want good-paying jobs, an opportunity economy that benefits everyone, and a federal government that lives by the same rules as ordinary American ...

  • Economy and Jobs

    Did you know there are currently 6 million jobs open and available in the United States? The issue is that employers can’t find qualified workers to fill those jobs. Government job training programs haven’t prepared otherwise capable Americans to mee...

  • Education

    My second grade teacher spent countless hours helping me overcome my inability to read. Unlike many of today’s teachers, she wasn’t forced to teach to a test. Instead, she had freedom to focus on the individual needs of her students. As we work to r...

  • Emergency Preparedness

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A BLACK AND WHITE VERSION OF THE PREPAREDNESS MANUAL This booklet was started long before the threat of ISIS became eminent, the concern over thousands of terrorists with Western passports was realized, or the threat of an Ebo...

  • Energy

    America is blessed with abundant energy resources, including natural gas reserves larger than the crude oil reserves of Saudi Arabia. We need common sense energy policies which allow us to fully capitalize on these abundant resources instead of cont...

  • Financial Services

    Effective regulations are always necessary for an orderly economy. The problem comes when the pendulum swings too far, as it did when the previous Administration’s “Dodd-Frank” financial reform legislation swung into what I believe was overregulatio...

  • Foreign Affairs

    Today’s world is interconnected as never before. America’s economy and national security can be impacted by decisions and events in places many would have trouble finding on the map. Every action we take is closely watched by our allies . . . and ou...

  • Foreign Investment Reform (CFIUS)

    Chinese investment in the United States increased more than 900 percent between 2010 and 2016. While some were legitimate business investments, many others were part of a strategic, coordinated, Chinese government effort to target critical American n...

  • Health Care

    The Facts: Obamacare is failing. In North Carolina, 95 out of 100 counties have only one Obamacare option[1]. Rates in North Carolina have skyrocketed 176% since 2013[2]. Blue Cross requested a 22.9% increase for 2018 and has seriously considered ex...

  • Immigration

    America has a unique history. We are a melting pot, a nation made unusually strong by the wonderful blend of those who legally entered our country in pursuit of dreams and the limitless opportunity made possible through hard work, not lineage or pri...

  • Infrastructure

    North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District includes many rapidly growing and vibrant communities, but our infrastructure has not kept pace. Money has been wasted on pet projects, and construction of critical highways is often delayed because of lay...

  • National Security

    America faces more threats to our national security than at any other point in history. As Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Il...

  • Other Issues



  • Pro-Life/Family

    Life is precious but too often taken for granted. We should always respect those facing difficult and heartbreaking decisions due to rape, incest, or danger to the life of the mother. This includes providing practical alternatives for women facing an...

  • Tax Reform

    Video of Pittenger: Tax Reform will benefit North Carolina How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits you: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) overhauls America’s tax code to deliver historic tax relief for workers, families and job creators, and revital...

  • Terrorism

    America faces more threats to our national security than at any other point in history. As Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Il...

  • Veterans

    “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” -John 15:13 America’s true superheroes are the brave men and women who volunteer to risk their lives in defense of our freedom. As a Member of Congress, and as an Americ...

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