Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Press Releases

Oct 30, 2013 Press Release
As Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will travel to London this week for important meetings on cyber security, transatlantic security, and counter-terrorism.
Oct 30, 2013 Press Release
This year, more than 230,000 American women will be diagnosed with new cases of invasive breast cancer. The incidence of breast cancer declined from 1999 to 2005, but has remained relatively stable since then.
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Oct 29, 2013 Press Release
Soon, disabled veterans in Charlotte will have easier access to the VA Clinic, thanks to the efforts of dedicated local volunteers and Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09).
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Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Tonight, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to reopen the federal government and prevent a default on America’s national debt.
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
With the Senate and House of Representatives set to vote on bipartisan legislation to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown, residents of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District will have the opportunity tonight to speak directly with Congressman Robert Pittenger during a live telephone town hall.
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
As news spread of a possible deal to end the stalemate in Washington, several media outlets including CNN, MSNBC, and BBC World News turned to Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) for reaction and analysis.
Oct 9, 2013 Press Release
Following yesterday’s news that North Carolina has stopped issuing supplemental nutrition benefits for women, infants, and children (WIC program) due to the government shutdown, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today addressed Congress, asking if Washington had entered “The Twilight Zone.”
Oct 8, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued a statement following news that North Carolina would discontinue issuing WIC benefits at close of business on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.
Oct 8, 2013 Press Release
House Republicans have passed four separate offers to fund the government and prevent a shutdown, most recently requesting only two common-sense commitments from Senate Democrats: No lucrative healthcare subsidy for Members of Congress and senior White House staff, and a delay in the individual mandate, consistent with the delay given 1,100 major corporations who are friends of the White House.
Oct 7, 2013 Press Release
Believing it is wrong for Congress to be paid during a government shutdown, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has become the only Member of Congress from North Carolina to co-sponsor the Government Shutdown Fairness Act (H.R. 3160). First introduced by Rep. Chris Collins of New York, the legislation stops Senators and Congressmen from receiving their regular paycheck during a government shutdown.

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