Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jun 6, 2017 Press Release
In response to several terrorist attacks carried out by European citizens who had traveled to Syria or Libya for training, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has co-sponsored the Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act (H.R. 1196).
Jun 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce that Stephen Harold, a senior at Parkwood High School, has received a prestigious appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.
Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement on President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Accord:
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May 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) toured neighborhoods in Fayetteville, Hope Mills, and Bladen County which are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. This latest tour is part of his ongoing efforts to secure additional disaster recovery funding, including regular communication with FEMA, HUD, and House Appropriations.
May 30, 2017 Press Release
Two recently published articles in the Charlotte Observer omitted relevant facts and did not provide readers with a thorough account of Congressman Pittenger’s policy positions. In response, Congressman Pittenger wrote two separate Letters to the Editor to provide clarification for his constituents.
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May 26, 2017 Press Release
Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo, Egypt, killing at least 20 innocent civilians. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who advocates on behalf of persecuted Christians worldwide, issued this statement:
May 26, 2017 Press Release
This Memorial Day weekend, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is paying respects to the brave Americans who died to defend our freedom, and expressing gratitude to the next generation of American heroes.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson regarding additional funding to help eastern North Carolina recover from Hurricane Matthew.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Using Obama Administration criteria, the Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday released a report finding premiums on the individual health insurance market have more than doubled since Obamacare took effect in 2013.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the death of former Calvary Church pastor Ross Rhoads:

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In The News

Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WBTV discussed efforts by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) to engage in bipartisan conversations to resolve the partial government shutdown and debt limit increase.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WSOC covered Congressman Robert Pittenger's ongoing efforts to create quicker and easier access to the Charlotte VA clinic for ailing veterans in the area.
Oct 8, 2013 In The News
The fight over the federal government shutdown has moved beyond health care, at least according to U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte. “We’ve really moved beyond Obamacare,” Pittenger said Monday. “This whole debate has really moved into the debt ceiling.”
Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined POTUS Morning Briefing to discuss Obamacare, partial federal government shutdown, federal debt, reforming government, and more.

Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Radio France to discuss the Government Shutdown Fairness Act as well as the Full Faith & Credit Act.

Oct 1, 2013 In The News
“Isn’t it amazing that the president has reached out to Syria and to Iran, and to Putin but he won’t join American Republicans to try to resolve a problem that we see?” Pittenenger said. “Numbers don’t lie. What is out there in the market right now in terms of jobs and cost and premium increases. Those are real. ... If you look at the job losses, not hiring full-time workers, you see the cost of Obamacare.”
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
In a live interview on Bloomberg TV, Congressman Pittenger explained his three separate votes to prevent a government shutdown, questioned why President Obama will negotiate with Iran but not House Republicans, and discussed America's anemic economic recovery.
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke with WCCB from Washington, DC regarding his support for bills to fund government and give individuals the same Obamacare breaks that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.

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