Bringing Manufacturing Back!

Mel tours the Siemens plant in Charlotte with Secretary Geithner and Jackie Bray, a Siemens employee who was featured in the State of the Union address.

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Doing a Little Research

Mel prepares some cultures at NC A&T State University's Center for Post Harvest Technologies during the annual Trading Places events.

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Honoring Veterans

Mel welcomes Veterans at the Veterans Town Hall Meeting in Greensboro.

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August 08, 2012

Watt hopes visit will help clarify local business needs

Watt hopes visit will help clarify local business needs By Karissa Minn kminn@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER - U.S. Rep. Mel Watt donned a green hard hat and yellow safety vest Tuesday to find out...

June 29, 2012

Supreme Court’s landmark ruling gives hope to uninsured families

Supreme Court’s landmark ruling gives hope to uninsured families (Greensboro News and Record – June 29, 2012) By Nancy H. McLaughlin Mable Scott watched President Barack Obama discuss the Supreme Court’s landmark...

January 30, 2012

Forget the Primaries — Here's the Contest Banks Should Watch

Forget the Primaries — Here's the Contest Banks Should Watch (American Banker –January 30, 2012) By Kevin Wack The election season,already off to a fascinating start, will have an added twist for...

December 16, 2011

Lawmakers trade barbs in hearing on Stop Online Piracy Act

Lawmakers trade barbs in hearing on Stop Online Piracy Act (Washington Post –December 15, 2011) By Cecilia Kang  In a raucous House debate on Thursday over a bill to stop piracy on...

December 05, 2011

Watt Won’t Challenge Waters for Financial Services Slot

Watt Won’t Challenge Waters for Financial Services Slot (Roll Call – December 2, 2011) By Daniel Newhauser Rep. Mel Watt, a veteran Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, said he will support...

December 02, 2011

No direct challenger emerging to Rep. Waters in her bid for top finance spot

No direct challenger emerging to Rep. Waters in her bid for top finance spot (The Hill.com – December 2, 2011) By Peter Schroeder Along-running ethics investigation looks to be the only obstacle...

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September 21, 2012

Congressman Watt Urges Victims of Foreclosure Errors to Request a Free Review by December 31

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Melvin Watt (NC-12) is urging constituents who believe they have been wronged in a foreclosure or threatened foreclosure on their primary residence in 2009 or 2010 to...

August 03, 2012

Congressman Watt Schedules 16th Annual “Trading Places”

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Melvin Watt (D-NC) released the following “Trading Places” schedule for the period August 6-8. This will be the 16th straight year that Representative Watt has worked alongside...

May 21, 2012

Congressman Watt Announces Veterans Town Hall Meeting

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Mel Watt (12th District of North Carolina) announces that he will hold a town hall meeting with Veterans at the VFW NC Post 2087 at 2605 S....

May 02, 2012

Congressman Watt Announces A Discussion Panel: The Importance of Art to Education, Revitalization and Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Mel Watt will moderate a panel discussion on how collaborative efforts led to development of the concept of Levine Center for the Arts and helped energize academic,...

April 02, 2012

Congressman Watt Announces Small Business Government Contracting Informational & Matchmaking Conference

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Mel Watt (12th District of North Carolina) will host an informational and matchmaking conference about small business government contracting at the Harris Conference Center at 3210 CPCC...

March 07, 2012

A Statement from Congressman Watt Regarding the Passing of Representative Payne

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Mel Watt (12th District of North Carolina) issued the following statement regarding Congressman Donald Payne who died on March 6, 2012: “I am deeply saddened by the death...

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June 21, 2012

Health Care Law Saves Consumers Over $1 Billion

      Health care law provides rebates to more than 12 million consumers Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 12.8 million Americans will benefit from...

May 02, 2012

We Can't Wait: White House Announces Nearly 300,000 Summer Jobs and Other Employment Opportunities for Youth and New Online Tool to Help Youth Access Opportunities

Today, Secretary Solis will join Mayor Nutter at Philadelphia’s City Hall to announce that the Administration has secured additional commitments from 95 companies and non-profits, three cities, two federal agencies...

April 02, 2012

12th Congressional District Art Competition Discussion Panel: The Importance of the Art to Education, Revitalization and Economic Growth

Each year my office conducts a 12th Congressional District art competition for high school students to select the one piece of student art from the district that will be displayed...

February 21, 2012

Small Business Seminar: The Changing Banking Climate

For more information on the Small Business Seminar: The Changing Banking Climate seminar, click here. 

February 16, 2012

Passport Day in the USA

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, the Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special event in Atlanta, Georgia from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens...

January 23, 2012

Online Services from Social Security - in Spanish!

On Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 2:00 pm Social Security will present information about online services offered in Spanish and give you an opportunity to ask questions during a live...

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