Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price (D-NC) submitted the following statement during debate of the Iraq War supplemental funding bill. Price voted against the bill, which he faulted for not including provisions to bring about an end to the war.
By Congressman David Price -
Mr. Speaker, today we are asked to vote for a fourth time in two months on legislation to provide funding for the ongoing military mission in Iraq.
Washington, D.C. - Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to increase transparency and accountability in the government's use of armed contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price (D-NC) today called on his colleagues to address the impending teacher shortage by passing robust recruitment and retention programs.
Washington, D.C. - This week Rep. David Price (D-NC) reported progress on two of his efforts to promote accountability for private contractors performing sensitive national security tasks for the government.
Washington, D.C. - Congressmen G. K. Butterfield and David Price today applauded legislative language included in the national defense authorization bill that bars the Navy from building an outlying landing field at a site in North Carolina's Washington and Beaufort counties.
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to put the government on track to double funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF) over the next 10 years. The NSF Authorization Act (H.R. 1867) passed the House by a vote of 399 – 17 shortly before midnight.
Raleigh - On Sunday Congressman David Price addressed a gathering at Meredith College's Jones Auditorium for the annual North Carolina Holocaust Observance.
On Sunday Congressman David Price addressed a gathering at Meredith College's Jones Auditorium for the annual North Carolina Holocaust Observance. He invoked scripture from Proverbs to express how we must honor the righteous deeds of our predecessors by "mak[ing] a better future for those who will yet inherit the earth." Below are his remarks as delivered:
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Congressman David Price (D-NC) yesterday called for an investigation of the government's use of private security contractors in Iraq.