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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price (NC-04) addressed his colleagues late last night regarding H.R. 4681, a bill that would cut off aid to non-governmental organizations working for peace in the Palestinian Territories. Price believes the U.S.
Washington, D.C. - The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society released the following statement today:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman David Price (NC-04) released the following statement today on President Bush's formal request for emergency funding to send National Guard troops to the border:
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price (NC-04) said today that events over the past week in the U.S. House prove once again that Republicans in Congress have no interest in responsible budget policies.
Washington, D.C. - A message from Congressman David Price (NC-04):