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Congressman Nickel Introduces Security Clearance Improvement Act

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) introduced the Security Clearance Improvement Act, a bill to bar conspiracy theorists and participants of the January 6th assault on the United States Capitol from obtaining a national security clearance or access to classified information. The bill, previously introduced by former Congresswoman and January 6th Select Committee Member Stephanie…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement Remembering January 6th U.S. Capitol Attack

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement marking the January 6th assault on the United States Capitol: “January 6th, 2021, was one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. The brutal attack on the U.S. Capitol by over 2,000 insurrections - on the direct orders of former President Donald Trump - resulted in five deaths and hundreds of injuries.…

Congressman Nickel Won't File to Run for Congress in 2024

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Cary, NC - Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13), Representative of the 13th District of North Carolina, will not run for Congress in 2024 after the North Carolina General Assembly passed a self-serving, extreme partisan gerrymander of the state's congressional map. “It’s the honor of a lifetime to represent the people of North Carolina’s 13th District. While my name won't be on the ballot…

Leader Jeffries Statement on Retirement Announcement of Congressman Wiley Nickel

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Washington, DC – Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries issued the following statement after Congressman Wiley Nickel announced he would not seek another term in the House of Representatives: During his time in Congress, Rep. Wiley Nickel has been a thoughtful, commonsense legislator and a champion for the people of North Carolina. He’s dedicated himself to working across the aisle…

Congresswoman Ross Statement on Congressman Wiley Nickel

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Today, Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) released the following statement after Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) announced that he will not file for re-election: “For the past year, it has been an honor to work alongside Congressman Nickel to deliver results for the people of Wake County. From his pragmatic leadership on the House Financial Services Committee to his tireless efforts to…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement on Over $1 Billion USDOT Investment for Raleigh to Richmond Rail Line, Other NC Rail Projects

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) of over $1 billion for North Carolina commuter rail projects. The USDOT grants awarded include $500,000 for connections between Fayetteville and Raleigh; $500,000 for connections between Wilmington and Raleigh; $500,000 for connections…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement on Financial Services Committee Field Hearing in Little Rock, AR

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement after the House Financial Services Committee field hearing at the Venture Center in Little Rock, Arkansas: “It’s incredibly valuable to speak with financial innovation and technology stakeholders on the ground,” said Congressman Wiley Nickel. “In North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District, we pride ourselves on…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement Celebrating North Carolina Medicaid Expansion

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13), a member of the Congressional State Medicaid Expansion Caucus, issued the following statement celebrating the launch of Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina: “Today is a big day for the people and the State of North Carolina. It’s been a long time coming.” said Congressman Wiley Nickel. “Medicaid Expansion will unlock billions of dollars in…

Congressman Nickel to Support Bill to Freeze $6B in Iranian Assets

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13), a member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions, will vote to freeze six billion in recently transferred Iranian financial assets. “On October 7th, we saw Iranian-backed Hamas terrorists carry out a brutal and barbaric attack against Jewish people and the…

Congressman Nickel Issues Statement on Southeast Raleigh High School Stabbing

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Today, Congressman Wiley Nickel (NC-13) issued the following statement in response to a fatal stabbing at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School: “I’m devastated to hear that a Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School student has tragically passed away and another has been injured in a senseless act of violence,” said Congressman Wiley Nickel. “My thoughts are with the victims’ families…