Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after passage of the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874) to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP):
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, H.R. 2810), which provides for our troops, funds our military, and includes a vital amendment introduced by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09).
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) asked the U.S. House of Representatives to join him in honoring six local heroes of World War Two.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the grand opening of the Museum of the Bible.
Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) sent a bipartisan letter to the House Committee on Appropriations and House Leadership urging continued funding for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
In an effort to counter increased Chinese aggression, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) introduced the Taiwan Security Act.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to modernize the national security review of potential foreign investments in the United States.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Pittenger’s Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act (H.R. 2148) clarifies and improves Obama-era regulations which have created confusion in commercial real estate lending, leading to fewer jobs and slower economic growth.
Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in celebration of Dr. Billy Graham’s 99th birthday.
Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas:

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In The News

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.
Issues:
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),

Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN's "The Lead" to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNBC with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.

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