Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
In an era of extreme partisanship, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) built a strong bipartisan coalition to secure near-unanimous approval of complex financial reform legislation.
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an additional $1,391,675.95 to assist with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted against the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to no longer force employers to violate their religious beliefs regarding birth control.
Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
Nearly $237 million in federal Hurricane Matthew assistance has been provided to rebuild homes in North Carolina, but the money has not yet been released by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management.
Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in celebration of Pastor Loran Livingston’s 40 years of ministry at Charlotte’s Central Church of God.
Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) urged Congress to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which would ban late-term elective abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, $110 million in FEMA projects for North Carolina were frozen to ensure adequate emergency funding. Following passage of two separate funding bills supported by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), FEMA today lifted the freeze, allowing the North Carolina projects to continue.
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today released this statement on the tragedy in Las Vegas:
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
As Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) continues to monitor and mourn the tragedy in Las Vegas, he wanted to share good news that the United States Postal Service approved Union County veteran Garland Denny’s dream of a special stamp to raise funds and awareness for PTSD. The “semi-postal” stamp will go on sale in 2019.


In The News

Aug 27, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger appeared on Squawk on the Street this morning to discuss the current situation with Burger King and the need for comprehensive tax code reform.

Aug 26, 2014 In The News

This morning, Congressman Pittenger joined SiriusXM host Tim Farley for a discussion on President Obama’s visit to Charlotte, the problem of tax inversions, and whether or not President Obama should attack ISIS in Syria.

Aug 5, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger had an in-depth interview on Monday’s edition of “Capital Tonight” on Time Warner Cable News.  He discussed immigration, executive overreach, Senate inaction, and suing the President.

Jul 1, 2014 In The News
As President Barack Obama once again announced his intention to bypass Congress and govern through executive order -- this time with Monday's announcement on immigration -- history will ask, is he being presidential or imperial?
Jun 11, 2014 In The News
New bipartisan reforms approved recently by the House of Representatives go further, prohibiting the NSA from collecting bulk phone records and requiring case-by-case approval for future investigations requiring access to specific phone data, which will now be held by private companies. If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, the NSA will no longer capture or store your personal telephone and e-mail records.
May 23, 2014 In The News
May 23, 2014 In The News
May 22, 2014 In The News

President Barack Obama signed the federal Kilah Davenport act into law on Tuesday.

The law pressures states to increase their punishments for the worst child abuse. The legislation would direct the U.S. attorney general to issue a report detailing each state’s penalties for child abuse, including whether the laws provide enhanced penalties in cases of severe child abuse.

May 8, 2014 In The News
Fox 46 Carolinas recently sat down with Antonia Childs (Neet's Sweets) and Congressman Robert Pittenger to discuss the problem of human trafficking in Charlotte, local efforts to help victims, and upcoming legislation to better fight human trafficking.
May 6, 2014 In The News
On May 3rd, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke to Time Warner Cable News about the problem of human trafficking, new legislation designed to fight human trafficking, and efforts to increase awareness in the Charlotte region.