Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after being briefed on the House Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”:
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Nov 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement on the terrorist attack in New York City:
Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) formally introduced the No Abortion Bonds Act, which prohibits the use of federal tax-exempt bonds to finance construction of abortion clinics.
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Oct 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an additional $5.1 million to assist with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Oct 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) called on both the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold hearings on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s ability to crack down on suspicious shipments of opioids.
Oct 18, 2017 Press Release
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced Obamacare premiums will rise 14 percent in 2018, blaming President Trump’s decision to end certain insurance bailouts for the increase. “Does anybody really believe that?” asked Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09). “Blue Cross has raised Obamacare premiums every year, totaling 176 percent since 2013. President Trump did the right thing by upholding the Constitution, which clearly states that appropriations originate in the House, not the Oval Office. A federal court validated this position. Nonsense on the rhetoric from Blue Cross.”
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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after reviewing President Trump’s strategy on Iran:
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
In an era of extreme partisanship, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) built a strong bipartisan coalition to secure near-unanimous approval of complex financial reform legislation.
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an additional $1,391,675.95 to assist with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted against the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act

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In The News

Oct 17, 2013 In The News
U.S. House of Representatives Republicans fought the good fight, but it’s time to end the government shutdown and ensure the federal government does not default on its debts, Rep. Robert Pittenger said Wednesday. “I believe it was a good cause, a noble cause, and we rallied to the cause, and I think we did everything we could do,” Pittenger said in an interview with the R&L hours before a vote on legislation that both appropriates government funding over the next few months and raises the debt ceiling. “But with Democrats in the majority in the Senate and with a Democrat president, it was two against one and it was impossible to win.”
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN with Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News
BBC World News spoke live with Congressman Robert Pittenger on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. During the interview, Congressman Pittenger discussed the need for Washington leaders to come together "like adults" and truly address Washington's runaway spending problem.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News
On October 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on MSNBC and discussed the need for bipartisan compromises to resolve the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 16, 2013 In The News

 

On October 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Billy Buck Blevins on WAME to discuss Obamacare, the debt limit, and the looming fiscal crisis for the federal government.

Oct 12, 2013 In The News
On October 12th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN to discuss serving Charlotte during the partial shutdown, Obamacare, and the debt crisis.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News

 

On October 10th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Doc Washburn on WBT to discuss Obamacare, partial government shutdown, and the debt ceiling.

Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WBTV discussed efforts by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) to engage in bipartisan conversations to resolve the partial government shutdown and debt limit increase.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WSOC covered Congressman Robert Pittenger's ongoing efforts to create quicker and easier access to the Charlotte VA clinic for ailing veterans in the area.

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