David Price http://wunc.org en N.C. Lawmaker Thinks Budget Comprise Is Too Small To Signal Change In Washington http://wunc.org/post/nc-lawmaker-thinks-budget-comprise-too-small-signal-change-washington <p></p><p>Rep. David Price (D-NC) plans to vote for the budget agreement, proposed on Wednesday by representatives Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA). Though he's not convinced it will be enough in the long run.</p><p>"It's hard to imagine sequestration looming over us for ten years," said Price.&nbsp; "We are going to need to do something bigger and ambitious at some point."</p><p>"It does not necessarily mean we're on our way to larger agreements," Price added.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:24:00 +0000 Eric Mennel 27236 at http://wunc.org N.C. Lawmaker Thinks Budget Comprise Is Too Small To Signal Change In Washington Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria http://wunc.org/post/where-north-carolina-s-congressional-members-stand-syria <p>Several of North Carolina’s members of Congress have issued statements about&nbsp; U.S. involvement in Syria. The statements follow <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/30/217232508/read-u-s-intelligence-assessment-on-syria">a chemical weapons attack which the U.S. says was carried out by the Assad regime in Damascus on August 21</a>. More than 1,400 people were reported killed in the attack.</p><p>Senators Richard Burr and Kay Hagan, as well as several Representatives have made the following statements. We'll update this post with additional statements as they come in.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:30:36 +0000 Laura Candler 21871 at http://wunc.org Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria N.C. Congressmen Take Sides On Immigration Debate http://wunc.org/post/nc-congressmen-take-sides-immigration-debate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some North Carolina members of the U.S. House are taking sides as their chamber gets ready to take up immigration reform this week.&nbsp;&nbsp; Many House Republicans on Capitol Hill disagree with the comprehensive reform plan passed by the Senate.</span></p><p><br>GOP Congressman George Holding of Raleigh says the bill doesn't go far enough to protect the border today.&nbsp; He also says he doesn't think it will be effective moving forward. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:22:18 +0000 Gurnal Scott 18509 at http://wunc.org N.C. Congressmen Take Sides On Immigration Debate Coble, Price Weigh In On Budget Negotiations http://wunc.org/post/coble-price-weigh-budget-negotiations <p>North Carolina's members of the House are back in Washington this week as Speaker John Boehner and President Obama try to work out a budget deal before the end of the year. The two leaders are trying to come to an agreement before automatic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect in January. Republican Representative Howard Coble of Greensboro says Washington should consider cuts or reform for certain entitlement programs.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:41:00 +0000 Will Michaels 6344 at http://wunc.org Congressman Price Advises On Tunisian Constitution http://wunc.org/post/congressman-price-advises-tunisian-constitution <p>Chapel Hill Democratic Congressman David Price is celebrating Independence Day far from home this year. As Asma Khalid reports he's spent the week in a small North African country that only gained its freedom a year and a half ago.<br><br><strong>Asma Khalid:</strong> Congressman Price is visiting Tunisia as the co-chair of the House Democracy Partnership. He's meeting with Tunisian politicians who are working on crafting a new constitution for the country.<br> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Asma Khalid 2157 at http://wunc.org Price Wants Super PAC Donors Named in Ads http://wunc.org/post/price-wants-super-pac-donors-named-ads <p>As the ad wars escalate in the GOP primary race, North Carolina congressman David Price is proposing a requirement that Super PAC donors be identified in the political ads they fund.<br><br>The Triangle Democrat says the Supreme Court made a terrible decision in the "Citizens United" case, which allows unlimited corporate and union money to flow into political ads. Price says a new Supreme Court or a constitutional amendment will be needed to overturn that decision.<br> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:10:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 3186 at http://wunc.org Miller Won't Seek Re-Election http://wunc.org/post/miller-wont-seek-re-election <p>Congressman Brad Miller has announced that he will not seek re-election. Miller made the decision after the Republican-controlled State Legislature drew maps that would have put him in the same primary election as his Democratic colleague, David Price.<br><br>In an interview today with WUNC, Miller said he’s not sure what he will do when he leaves Congress.<br><br><strong>Brad Miller: </strong>There’s a well-worn path of former members becoming lobbyists and I really don’t want to do that unless it’s the only way I can eat.<br> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:40:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 3364 at http://wunc.org Miller Won't Seek Re-Election Congressman Price on Democracy in the Middle East http://wunc.org/post/congressman-price-democracy-middle-east <p></p><p>Congressman David Price represents North Carolina's 4th District, which covers Durham, Chapel Hill, and parts of Raleigh and Cary.&nbsp; The North Carolina Democrat spoke from Cairo, Egypt.&nbsp; He's there as part of a bipartisan group working with the fledgling governments in Tunisia and Egypt to help set up democratic governments.&nbsp; Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 7409 at http://wunc.org Congressman Price on Democracy in the Middle East