Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Aug 2, 2017 Press Release
President Trump signed into law bipartisan legislation drafted by Congressman Robert Pittenger related to strengthening our country’s anti-terrorist group financing efforts. Representative Pittenger’s legislation was included in H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which passed the House on July 25 by a vote of 419 to 3. Congressman Pittenger released the following statement:
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement following last evening’s Senate vote on healthcare reform:
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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to fund President Trump’s $1.6 billion request for a border wall, provide the largest military pay raise in 8 years, and increase Defense spending by 13% to rebuild America’s military.
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Following a May 25th conference call with Secretary Ben Carson, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has helped secure $32 million for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation, co-sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), to nullify a controversial new rule which benefits trial lawyers at the expense of hardworking Americans.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is busy preparing for nine town hall meetings August 28th-August 31st.
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today announced over $1 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency funding to assist with repairs to public buildings in Robeson County damaged by Hurricane Matthew.
Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

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CONGRESSMAN PITTENGER INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO BLOCK CFPB’S EFFORT TO BENEFIT TRIAL LAWYERS

 

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in honor of Monsignor John McSweeney, priest of Charlotte’s St. Matthew parish, who retires this week after more than 40 years of ministry.
Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Fayetteville Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced a $1,925,763 grant for the Fayetteville Regional Airport terminal expansion project. The grant will be used toward the demolition of the existing Concourse A and construction of the new Concourse A.

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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.
May 6, 2014 In The News
Last night, I appeared on WBTV to discuss my concerns over the Senate's inaction on Kilah's Law. The strongly bipartisan bill was passed by the House of Representatives and has since sat in the Senate Judicial Committee for over five months. Kilah and those like her should not be forced to wait for justice because of political polarization and stagnation.
Mar 4, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger discusses recent events in Ukraine on WBT's Charlotte Morning News where he advocates isolating Russia through sanctions and other non-military options. President Obama is perceived as indecisive and feckless by world leaders and American leadership is needed to provide a united international response to Russian aggression.
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Mar 3, 2014 In The News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is collecting and analyzing your personal financial information, all without your knowledge or consent. The CFPB Director is accountable to no one, meaning there are no checks and balances, or any real oversight, for how they use your personal data.
Feb 16, 2014 In The News
On February 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) appeared on Fox News to discuss the true costs of Obamacare. From expensive enrollment exchanges and projected employment losses, to increased insurance prices, Obamacare is clearly a failure. House Republicans have solutions that will truly improve insurance and health care for all Americans.
Jan 1, 2014 In The News
On January 1st, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts interviewed Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) about the unintended consequences of the nuclear agreement with Iran, including the danger of nuclear proliferation in the volatile Mideast. Congressman Pittenger is Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.
Oct 23, 2013 In The News

America faces a serious economic crisis with a $17 trillion debt and $60 trillion of unfunded entitlement mandates, as I conveyed through interviews in the last several days on CNN (three times),

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