Washington, D.C. - Rep. David Price (NC-04) responded today to the escalation of the conflict involving Israel and Hezbollah militants operating in Lebanon. Price was in Beirut, Lebanon only two weeks ago, meeting with reformers within the Lebanese parliament who are seeking to strengthen parliamentary independence and authority.
Washington, D.C. - Today Rep. David Price (NC-04) delivered a message to Congress and the President on behalf of the North Carolina General Assembly: stop under-funding our schools. The NC House passed a resolution last week (H.B. 1811), sponsored by Rep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.