Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Press Releases

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.
Oct 3, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger released a statement after learning of today’s bus crash involving members of Statesville’s Front Street Baptist Church.
Oct 2, 2013 Press Release
This morning, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives about the current budget impasse and challenged the Senate to “be adults” and begin discussions on a solution.
Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Over the past two weeks, House Republicans have asked Senate Democrats four separate times to come together to discuss a short-term spending plan and our constituents concerns about the negative impacts of Obamacare. Each time, Senate Democrats have refused to even meet. For the sake of the American people, let’s talk.