Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Press Releases

Sep 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted in favor of a short-term spending plan which prevents a government shutdown, eliminates funding for Obamacare, continues necessary spending cuts, and protects Social Security benefits for millions of seniors.
Sep 20, 2013 Press Release
Last evening, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to reduce fraud and abuse in the food stamp program through better enforcement of eligibility requirements first instituted by President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich in 1996.
Sep 18, 2013 Press Release
This week, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joins the North Carolina Trucking Association in honoring the 3.1 million professional truck drivers who deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day.
Sep 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued a statement following President Obama’s address to the Nation on Syria.
Sep 10, 2013 Press Release
Following through on his announcement at a town hall in August, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has officially co-sponsored the No Obamacare Subsidies for Congress Act. Introduced Monday evening by Congresswoman Shelley Capito (WV-02), the legislation prohibits Members of Congress from receiving any special subsidy for Obamacare not offered to ordinary Americans.
Aug 31, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), currently traveling to the Middle East to evaluate the situation in Syria, Afghanistan, and Egypt as part of his duties as Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, issued a statement following the President’s address on Syria.
Aug 28, 2013 Press Release
This afternoon, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) sent a letter to President Obama, reminding the President of his Constitutional obligation to consult Congress before committing the U.S. military to action in Syria.
Aug 22, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will voluntarily withdraw from the Congressional Health Plan, declining the special federal subsidy President Obama is offering Members of Congress to help pay for their health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges. Starting in January, Congressman Pittenger will join the millions of Americans who must purchase health insurance without the aid of federal tax dollars.
Aug 20, 2013 Press Release
Continuing one of the busiest town hall schedules in Congress, U.S. Representative Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will host five town hall meetings during the last two weeks of August.
Aug 16, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released a statement following his Friday morning meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.