It was with great sadness that Lisa and I received word last Tuesday of the death of former Representative Tim Valentine. We extend our condolences and good wishes to his wife Barbara and their family and will be joining them on November 14 for the funeral services in Rocky Mount.
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.