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July 12, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. David Price (NC-04) took to the floor of the House of Representatives this morning to urge his colleagues to renew the Voting Rights Act (H.R. 9) in its entirety.

June 30, 2006 Press Release

Chapel Hill, NC - On July 5, U.S. Rep. David Price will be visiting Kibera, East Africa's largest slum located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Price's trip is part of a larger democracy building initiative by the U.S. House of Representatives that will also take him and six other U.S. congressmen to Lebanon and Liberia.

June 22, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. David Price (NC-04) took to the House floor today to urge his colleagues to reject the legislative line item veto, which would give the President broad discretion to accept or reject the fiscal priorities of Congress as he sees fit.

June 21, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. David Price (NC-04) was joined by the entire North Carolina delegation in the U.S. House last night when he introduced legislation congratulating the NHL Champion Carolina Hurricanes on winning the 2006 Stanley Cup title.

June 15, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives engaged in an extended debate today over the conduct and future of U.S. involvement in the conflict in Iraq. The following are Congressman David Price's (NC-04) remarks that he delivered on the House floor. Links to referenced material are provided within the text.

June 14, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, June 13th, 2006, the House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment offered by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to raise the minimum wage. Rep. David Price (NC-04), who serves on the committee, supported the amendment, which would raise the minimum wage to $7.25 per hour.

June 12, 2006 Press Release

Raleigh, NC - Rep. David Price (NC-04) today joined Reps. Brad Miller (NC-13) and Bob Etheridge (NC-02) at a press conference that convened to discuss the interest rate hike of federal student loans, which is set to go into effect July 1, 2006.

June 8, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - On July 1, 2006, the interest rates on Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL) and William D. Ford Direct Loans (DL) are expected to rise to their highest levels in six years. For loans that were disbursed on or after July 1, 1998, but before July 1, 2006, new higher interest rates will go into effect on July 1, 2006.

June 7, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today the House passed a resolution sponsored by Congressman David Price (NC-04) which calls attention to the important role that entrepreneurs play in our economy and encourages schools throughout the country to engage in entrepreneurship education.

May 26, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman David Price today announced the winners of the 2006 Congressional Arts Competition for the Fourth District of North Carolina. High school students from Hillsborough to Durham to Fuquay-Varina participated in the contest. The winners were informed of their award at a reception at Burwell School Historic Site in Hillsborough on Monday.

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