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.
In The News
From staff reports
Four young artists were named Fourth District winners of the Congressional Art Competition.
Students from the district, which is represented by U.S. Rep. David Price and includes parts of Orange, Durham, Wake and Chatham counties, were invited to submit paintings, drawings, photographs and prints for the annual competition.
By Aaron Keck
Additional Reporting by Alletta Cooper
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chapel Hill's representative in the U.S. House, Democrat David Price, says looming across-the-board budget cuts could devastate the national economy.
By Rep. David Price
By Neil Offen
DURHAM — Ricky Johnson wants John Hope Franklin on postcards, letters, bills and more.
David Price and a number of other Congressmen agree with him.
So do members of the Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections.
By Yeshwanth Kandimalla
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK A new water reclamation project will provide up to 40 million gallons a day of treated wastewater to use on landscaping.
By Kerstin Nordstrom
DURHAM Duke University has been awarded a seven-year federal grant worth of up to $139 million to fund research aimed at creating effective HIV vaccines.
Duke will receive $19.9 million in the first year of the grant, which is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the National Institutes of Health.