Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Dec 13, 2017 Press Release
The House Financial Services Committee gave unanimous approval to Congressman Robert Pittenger’s legislation designed to give hardworking Americans more opportunities to build good credit on their own merit.
Dec 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is leading bipartisan efforts to upgrade Highway 74 into a modern interstate connecting Charlotte, Wilmington, and the challenged communities of southeastern North Carolina.
Dec 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is honored to announce that Carmen Adamson, a senior at Charlotte Catholic High School, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) hosted over 160 Members of Parliament, Ambassadors, Intelligence officials and industry experts from 53 countries for the 10th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum. The high level multi-national gathering featured expert discussion on issues relating to terrorism financing and cybersecurity issues.
Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38):
Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after President Trump announced his decision to follow existing law and move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem:
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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement on the House of Representatives passage of a motion to go to conference on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1):
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Dec 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement after the Senate’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
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Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement after learning illegal immigrant Jose Zarate had been acquitted of the murder of American citizen Kate Steinle:
Nov 29, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously adopted House Resolution 630, “Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress.”

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In The News

Nov 20, 2017 In The News

By Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09)
The Laurinburg Exchange
Friday, November 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — A $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes that passed the U.S. House on Thursday will be good for North Carolina taxpayers, according to U.S. Rep, Robert Pittenger.

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Nov 8, 2017 In The News
Nov 8, 2017 In The News

Congressman Pittenger’s Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act (H.R. 2148) clarifies and improves Obama-era regulations which have created confusion in commercial real estate lending, leading to fewer jobs and slower economic growth. 

Nov 8, 2017 In The News
Nov 7, 2017 In The News

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Nov 2, 2017 In The News

For decades, American taxpayers have unknowingly provided tax breaks that help lower the cost of building new abortion clinics.

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Nov 2, 2017 In The News

Rep. Robert Pittenger, North Carolina Republican, will introduce legislation this week aimed at stopping what he called “abortion bonds.” He said it’s time to make the law agree with the principle that taxpayers shouldn’t be on the hook in any way for the procedure.

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Sep 11, 2015 In The News
The American people have a right to know the truth about the Iran nuclear agreement, and as a Member of Congress, I have a responsibility to tell you the truth. Never before in history has the world faced such a grave and ominous threat. This is not just about Israel. Nor is it just about America. A nuclear Iran is a threat to every person in the world.
Apr 9, 2015 In The News
Instead of convincing ourselves that the best deal is the current one, we should realize that our concessions to our adversary do not make him become our friend. Decisions must be balanced by our hopeful visions of a better world and a brighter future, as well as the harsh realities of a fallen world.

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Videos

Feb 28, 2014 Video
Should federal bureaucrats collect and analyze your personal financial data? It’s already happening . . . without your permission. Yesterday, I urged Congress to vote to reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. H.R. 3193 passed 232-182.
Jan 8, 2014 Video
On January 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) warned Congress that the new "Qualified Mortgage" regulations would make it more difficult for ordinary Americans to obtain a mortgage or purchase their first home. Like Obamacare, the QM rule is a one-size-fits-all Washington mandate which interferes with your ability to make a sound financial decision with your bank.
Mar 15, 2013 Video
Today Congressman Pittenger took to the House floor to discuss the Budget and to warn of the consequences of not addressing our Nation's fiscal challenges.

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