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Congressman Nickel Statement on House Passing the FIT for the 21st Century Act

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement after the Financial Innovation and Technology (FIT) for the 21st Century Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives: “I’m proud to see this bill pass with 71 Democrats voting yes, including Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi (CA-11), House Democratic Caucus Chair Pete Aguilar (CA-33), and Democratic Whip…

Congressman Nickel Welcomes Former Vice President Al Gore to Capitol for Meeting with House Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition

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Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) welcomed former Vice President Al Gore to the House of Representatives for a meeting with the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC). “It was an honor to welcome my former boss and current Chair of Climate Reality, Vice President Al Gore, back to the Capitol for an important meeting with the House Sustainable Energy & Environment…

Congressman Nickel Statement as SAB 121 Repeal Heads to POTUS

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement after his bipartisan resolution, H.J. Res. 109, which repeals SAB 121 under the Congressional Review Act, passed in the U.S. Senate and now heads to the President’s desk: “Today's Senate vote to repeal SAB 121 sends a clear bipartisan message: Congress will not stand idly by as Gary Gensler and…

Congressman Nickel Introduces Child Care Bill During Mother's Day Roundtable

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This week following Mother’s Day, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) hosted a roundtable in Garner with Wake County officials and community leaders. He discussed the importance of family-friendly policies, current gaps in the system, and announced the introduction of the Helping Our Parents Enroll (HOPE) in Child Care Act.   Child care and early education are crucial for helping…

Congressman Nickel Calls on SEC Chair Gary Gensler to Withdraw SAB 121

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Today, ahead of an expected Senate vote on H.J.Res 109, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) sent a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler calling on the agency to withdraw its Staff Accounting Bulletin 121 (SAB 121) in order to protect investors and the financial system, bolster American competitiveness, and respect Congress’s role in the administrative rulemaking process. Last week, the…

Congressman Nickel, Sheriff Rowe, and Wake County Sheriff’s Office Celebrate $878,000 in New Federal Funding

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During National Police Week, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) hosted a press conference with Wake County Sheriff Willie Rowe and members of the Wake County Sheriff’s Office to celebrate $878,000 in federal funding that he secured for body-worn cameras, radars, and other technology upgrades. Congressman Nickel and Sheriff Rowe were joined by Wake County Commissioner Vickie Adamson,…

Congressman Nickel Hosts "Fair Maps Tour" in Fayetteville

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) hosted the “Fair Maps for North Carolina” tour in Fayetteville at the Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church.  During the tour stop in Fayetteville, Congressman Nickel was joined by State Senator Val Applewhite, Fayetteville NAACP President James Buxton, and community leaders to discuss the Fair Maps Act and ending partisan…

Congressman Nickel Commends Passage in the House of His Bipartisan Resolution to Repeal SAB 121

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement after his bipartisan resolution, H.J. Res. 109, which repeals SAB 121 under the Congressional Review Act, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today, Democrats and Republicans in the House took an important next step on the road to rescinding the SEC’s Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121,” said…

Congressman Nickel Returns from Bipartisan Trip to UAE, Singapore, and Japan

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Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) returned from a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip led by House Financial Services Committee Chair Patrick McHenry (NC-10) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Singapore, and Japan. The bipartisan delegation attended a series of high-profile meetings and engagements in an effort to enhance cooperation across critical sectors such as trade, defense, and…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement on Rafah

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement: "I’m very alarmed by Prime Minister Netanyahu's statements that the Israeli government plans to mount a full-scale incursion into Rafah without a clear plan to protect over 1 million innocent civilians currently sheltered there. Let me be clear: Hamas must be disarmed and dismantled, and Israel has the right and…