By Reps. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and David Price (D-N.C.) - 02/11/16 06:01 AM EST
A core principle of aviation safety, as in medicine, must be “first, do no harm.” Yet last week, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee introduced an FAA “reform” bill that would introduce peril to the very system it seeks to improve.
I applaud President Obama’s final budget request, which calls for the critical investments a great country must make while laying out a comprehensive blueprint to reduce our long-term deficits.
This February, we not only celebrate Black History Month and the vital contributions of African Americans to our national identity; we also mark the 146th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment, which prohibited voter discrimination based on race.
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.
In The News
By Aaron Keck
In Washington, Republicans and Democrats are struggling to reach a bipartisan budget deal by the end of the year—necessary in order to keep the country from falling off the so-called "fiscal cliff."
By Paul Blumenthal
Political money is governed by rules, regulations and Newton's third law of motion: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. With the projected record-breaking $6 billion election in the rear view mirror, campaign finance reformers are now pushing back.
DURHAM — From across the nation to across the campus, the loss of Bill Friday was acutely felt.
Flowers encircled the Old Well on the UNC Chapel Hill campus in memory of the former University of North Carolina leader who died Friday. Tributes poured in both from those who knew the state's most famous educator for decades and those who only knew the name.
Rep. David Price (D-NC) last week hailed unanimous House passage of legislation to address a serious shortfall in hazardous waste management in the aftermath of the 2006 fire at the EQ waste facility in Apex.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Two Durham companies have received $8.4 million in U.S. Department of Homeland Security contracts, according to an announcement from the office of U.S. Rep. David Price, D-Chapel Hill.
Price is the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.
House approves spending measure
By ANDREW TAYLOR,Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is moving to quash the threat of a government shutdown, but the prospect of a one-two punch of tax increases and slashing, automatic spending cuts will still confront lawmakers when they return to Washington after Election Day.
By Rob Christensen
Democratic Congressman David Price calls the Ryan budget "a lemon" as he speaks Thursday on the House floor about the continuing resolution.
North Carolina Congressman David Price says the U.S. cannot afford to back away from helping Libya build a democratic government after an attack on the U.S. embassy there killed the ambassador and three others.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- A North Carolina congressman honored ambassador Christopher Stevens on the floor of the U.S. House Wednesday, after Stevens was killed during an uprising in Libya. Representative David Price traveled to Libya last spring, and he praised the work that is being carried out at the American embassy.
WASHINGTON -- Durham and Orange counties will receive grants from the Department of Homeland Security's Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to combat hunger and homelessness.
Durham County will receive $117,570. Orange County will receive $47,032.