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May 16, 2018 Speeches

I’m delighted to return to my alma mater today, to welcome our many guests to Chapel Hill’s fabled springtime, and to help send off the Political Science Department’s contingent of the Class of 2018.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (May 16, 2018) – Today, May 16, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following opening remarks at the markup of the FY2019 Appropriations Bill.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (May 16, 2018) – On Wednesday, May 16, Congressman David Price (D-NC) released the following statement on the violence in Gaza.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (May 8, 2018) – On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Gerry Connelly (D-VA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), John Yarmuth (D-KY), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Peter Welch (D-VT), and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) released the following statement after President Trump announced that he would not waive, and would

April 27, 2018 Op-Ed & Article

Last week, congregants of the Church of Reconciliation and Mennonite Fellowship in Chapel Hill decided to open their doors to a mother of four from Honduras facing a federal deportation order.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives David Price (NC-04), John Yarmuth (KY-03), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Lloyd Doggett (TV-35), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Steve Cohen (TN-09), Peter Welch (VT-AL), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) released the statement below regarding the ongoing violence in Gaza:

April 26, 2018 Press Release

RALEIGH, NC  (Apr. 26, 2018) – Today, Thursday, April 26, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC) announced that NC State University would receive $1,899,033 from the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $20 million effort to advance early-stage power electronics technologies.

April 26, 2018 Op-Ed & Article

Eight years ago this month, the Gulf was devastated by the worst oil spill in American history. Following an explosion that killed 11 crew members, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sank to the bottom of the ocean, causing 210 million gallons of oil to spill across 1,200 square miles of the Gulf for more than 12 weeks.

April 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Apr. 14, 2018) – On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC) released the following statement after President Trump launched military airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following a brutal chemical weapons attack on civilians.



In The News

October 29, 2013 In The News

By Rep. David E. Price

Beware the bearer of Band-Aids. This is one of the most important lessons of the just-concluded government shutdown.

October 25, 2013 In The News

By Rob Christensen
There has been a polite but pointed exchange of letters between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and three of the state's Democratic congressman about the Raleigh administration's handling of federally-funded anti-poverty programs during the government shutdown.

October 22, 2013 In The News

By WNCN Staff
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina was the only state to cut off welfare benefits to poor residents during the 16-day partial federal shutdown, and Congressman David Price wants to know why.

October 18, 2013 In The News

RALEIGH, N.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price says he has gotten no response from Gov. Pat McCrory on why North Carolina was the only state to announce it would end aid to low-income families, pregnant women and infants during the recent federal government shut down.

October 17, 2013 In The News

This time, Ted Cruz, the wildly unpredictable radical Republican tea party U.S. senator from Texas, didn’t read Dr. Seuss on the floor of the Senate, as he did in a recent filibuster.

October 17, 2013 In The News

By Laura Leslie
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's government got back up to speed Thursday with the federal shutdown now ended and federal funds for welfare, health and child care programs flowing back to the states.

October 16, 2013 In The News

By Sarah Ovaska
Three Democratic members of North Carolina’s Congressional delegation want to know why North Carolina is again shutting down a federal benefits program while other states are able to keep the programs operating during the federal government shutdown.

October 15, 2013 In The News

By Rob Christensen
RALEIGH — Twice in the space of a week North Carolina became the first state to cut programs for low-income families, and on Tuesday officials said more of the state’s most vulnerable citizens could be put at risk if the federal shutdown continues.

October 11, 2013 In The News

By Clayton Henkel
Congressman David Price (D-NC), whose office was investigating North Carolina’s decision to curtail the WIC program during the federal shutdown, issued the following statement Friday morning after the

McCrory Administration announced it would resume issuing the nutritional benefit vouchers to low-income mothers and infants: