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January 29, 2016 Blog Post

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the first major bill that President Obama signed into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Equal Pay Act, which I strongly supported in the House of Representatives. This important legislation strengthened the ability of women to file employer discrimination claims, an important step in the battle for pay equity and workplace equality.

January 27, 2016 Blog Post

I am pleased to report that I received a perfect score on the Humane Society’s legislative scorecard for 2015. I am a lifelong lover of animals -- our family includes two beloved cats -- and protecting pets, wildlife, and livestock from harm remains an important priority for me in Congress.

January 26, 2016 Speeches
Congressman David Price gave remarks at an MLK Day Unity Rally in Durham.
January 26, 2016 Speeches
Congressman David Price gave remarks at an MLK Day Unity Rally in Durham.
January 20, 2016 Blog Post

Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that 2015 was the warmest year on record, breaking the previous mark set just last year. The message is clear – we must take action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

January 19, 2016 Press Release
Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) released a statement about the implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement.
January 13, 2016 Speeches
Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) gave remarks opposing an Iran sanctions bill on the House floor.
January 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) released a statement about President Obama's final State of the Union address.
January 12, 2016 Blog Post

As we look ahead to the Second Session of the 114th Congress and President Obama's final State of the Union address, I want to provide a brief update about the past year and the challenges we face moving forward.

January 6, 2016 Speeches

Congressman David E. Price (NC-04), Ranking Member of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, gave the following testimony during this morning’s Rules Committee hearing on biennial budgeting.

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In The News

January 3, 2013 In The News

By Andrew Barksdale

This week's sweeping tax plan received mixed support from House members representing Cumberland County.

January 3, 2013 In The News

By Loretta Boniti

This year marked clear change in North Carolina's representation in Congress.

North Carolina has been a state divided in Washington for the past several years, one Republican, one Democrat serving the state in the Senate, and almost an even split of Democrats and Republicans serving us in the House.

That is no longer the case.

January 2, 2013 In The News

By Bruce Mildwurf

The U.S. House voted late Tuesday to approve a Senate compromise averting "fiscal cliff" tax increases and spending cuts after House Republicans dropped their demands for additional spending cuts.

January 1, 2013 In The News

By Anne Blythe

Ben Chavis fell to his knees in prayer on Monday after learning that Gov. Bev Perdue had pardoned him some four decades after a tainted and racially biased Civil Rights-era prosecution wrongfully sent him to prison.

With five days left in office, Perdue issued a full pardon of innocence for Chavis and the nine others who became known as the Wilmington 10.

December 27, 2012 In The News

The bombastic Wayne LaPierre, public face of the National Rifle Association, says he'd never participate in a national task force on gun violence, which will be led by Vice President Joe Biden. No sense, LaPierre says, in even talking to people who clearly want to destroy the Second Amendment, which the powerful gun lobby wears like a religious raiment.

December 19, 2012 In The News

By Austin Baird

In a floor speech on Wednesday, Rep. David Price, a Democrat representing the 4th District, said there should be a dialogue on mental health and gun policies in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.

December 17, 2012 In The News

By Loretta Boniti

North Carolina political leaders said the state should learn from the tragedy in Connecticut. They said it is not clear if any changes need to be made, but the state should be open to the possibility.

The images and emotions still have many Americans reeling from Friday's tragic shooting in Newtown, CT.

December 9, 2012 In The News

By Albert Hunt

The fears that big money would corrupt the political process in 2012 weren't realized, the conventional wisdom says. The fat cats, unshackled by U.S. Supreme Court and lower court decisions, weren't able to buy the presidency or the Senate.

December 9, 2012 In The News

By Michael Hiltzik

Just as the devil's finest trick is persuading you that he doesn't exist (according to the poet Baudelaire), the best trick of big-money political donors may be persuading Americans that Citizens United doesn't matter.

December 5, 2012 In The News

By Norm Ornstein

First, a word about Sen. Warren B. Rudman.

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