Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to no longer force employers to violate their religious beliefs regarding birth control.
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Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
Nearly $237 million in federal Hurricane Matthew assistance has been provided to rebuild homes in North Carolina, but the money has not yet been released by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management.
Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in celebration of Pastor Loran Livingston’s 40 years of ministry at Charlotte’s Central Church of God.
Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) urged Congress to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which would ban late-term elective abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, $110 million in FEMA projects for North Carolina were frozen to ensure adequate emergency funding. Following passage of two separate funding bills supported by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), FEMA today lifted the freeze, allowing the North Carolina projects to continue.
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today released this statement on the tragedy in Las Vegas:
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
As Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) continues to monitor and mourn the tragedy in Las Vegas, he wanted to share good news that the United States Postal Service approved Union County veteran Garland Denny’s dream of a special stamp to raise funds and awareness for PTSD. The “semi-postal” stamp will go on sale in 2019.
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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who serves on the House Whip Team, had these remarks following the return of Majority Whip Steve Scalise to the House floor
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) attended a briefing with Speaker Paul Ryan and House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady on the unified Republican framework for reforming our tax code for the first time since 1986.
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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) testified before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs in support of his Lumbee Recognition Act (H.R. 3650).

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In The News

Oct 8, 2013 In The News
The fight over the federal government shutdown has moved beyond health care, at least according to U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte. “We’ve really moved beyond Obamacare,” Pittenger said Monday. “This whole debate has really moved into the debt ceiling.”
Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined POTUS Morning Briefing to discuss Obamacare, partial federal government shutdown, federal debt, reforming government, and more.

Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Radio France to discuss the Government Shutdown Fairness Act as well as the Full Faith & Credit Act.

Oct 1, 2013 In The News
“Isn’t it amazing that the president has reached out to Syria and to Iran, and to Putin but he won’t join American Republicans to try to resolve a problem that we see?” Pittenenger said. “Numbers don’t lie. What is out there in the market right now in terms of jobs and cost and premium increases. Those are real. ... If you look at the job losses, not hiring full-time workers, you see the cost of Obamacare.”
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
In a live interview on Bloomberg TV, Congressman Pittenger explained his three separate votes to prevent a government shutdown, questioned why President Obama will negotiate with Iran but not House Republicans, and discussed America's anemic economic recovery.
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke with WCCB from Washington, DC regarding his support for bills to fund government and give individuals the same Obamacare breaks that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On Monday, September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Bo Thompson on Charlotte's Morning News to discuss House Republicans' votes to keep government open and to give individuals the same one-year Obamacare delay that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.
Sep 21, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte said a few words and invited Cooke to be his guest at the next State of the Union address.

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