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February 11, 2016 Op-Ed & Article

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.

February 9, 2016 Blog Post

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.

February 5, 2016 Blog Post
Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which has given new parents time with their infants and provided employees the opportunity to take unpaid leave to care for sick family members.
February 4, 2016 Blog Post

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.

February 2, 2016 Press Release
A bipartisan amendment introduced by Congressman David E. Price (D-NC) and Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-AL) to update the outdated funding formula for the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program passed the House of Representatives.
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.

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In The News

May 23, 2012 In The News

BY LAURA OLENIACZ

DURHAM – During a visit to a Durham-based start-up solar technology company on Tuesday, the president's top environmental adviser touted natural gas as a cheap source of electricity. She also said it's growing as an alternative fuel for some trucks, buses and other vehicles to help to reduce the country's oil dependency.

May 15, 2012 In The News

By Beth McIntire

Raleigh-area Congressman David Price (NC-04), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, commended AT&T for becoming the first company in the nation to earn U.S. Department of Homeland Security certification for disaster preparedness.

May 11, 2012 In The News

By Clayton Henkel

The U.S. House on Thursday passed a Republican budget reconciliation bill that will spare the military from mandatory budget cuts next year, replacing those cuts with reductions in funding for food stamps, Medicaid, and other domestic programs.

May 6, 2012 In The News

Public financing of presidential elections, the greatest reform to come out of the post-Watergate era, died this year after a long illness. It was 36 years old, and was drowned by big money and starved by the disdain of politicians who should have known better.

April 25, 2012 In The News

By: David Rogers

Plunging ahead along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a set of Republican-backed spending targets that break with the August debt accords by demanding more than $27 billion in additional savings from non-defense programs.

April 24, 2012 In The News

By Todd Leskanic

Staff writer

U.S. Reps. Larry Kissell and David Price told a small crowd gathered Monday at the Headquarters Library on Maiden Lane that they are working to prevent the closure of the city's mail processing and distribution center and annex.

April 24, 2012 In The News

Video of Rep. Price's interview with WRAL's Morning News on the day of President Obama's visit to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

April 21, 2012 In The News

By Gregory Childress

CHAPEL HILL – President Barack Obama is coming to UNC on Tuesday to talk about the student loan debt crisis and to record a segment for the Jimmy Fallon Show.

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