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  • Some of my favorite moments from the 115th
    Posted in Weekly Updates on January 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Environment, Education

    Dear Friend- Just like that, we are at the end of 2018 and the 115th Congress. At the beginning of this Congress, we put forth a bold policy agenda to leave folks better off now than they were two years ago. I believe we've seen incredible progress on multiple policy fronts. We put more money back in the hands of hard-working families, cut regulations to allowour businesses to thrive, took historic steps to combat the opioid epidemic, began rebuilding our military, improved veterans benefits an... Read more

  • Weekly Update: A Legacy of Honor
    Posted in Weekly Updates on December 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Weekly Update: A Legacy of Honor By Congressman Rob Wittman December 8, 2018 Hail to the Chief we have chosen for the nation, Hail to the Chief! We salute him, one and all. Hail to the Chief, as we pledge cooperation In proud fulfillment of a great, noble call. This week, the nation mourned the loss of our 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush. A man who indeed fulfilled his great, noble call to serve with integrity, courage, and honor. President Bush’s list of achievements was impressive ... Read more

  • November in Photos
    Posted in Weekly Updates on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Transportation & Infrastructure

    Friend- I hope you and your family had a restful and blessed Thanksgiving. I know that I enjoyed reflecting back on all I had to be thankful for from this past year. Earlier this month, I spent several days traveling across the district celebrating Veterans Day and honoring the sacrifices of our nation's heroes. Over Thanksgiving week, I got to spend time with our soldiers on the ground in Afghanistan. I had the opportunity to thank these soldiers for their service andsacrifice in defense of ou... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Economic Prosperity
    Posted in Weekly Updates on November 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Weekly Update: Economic Prosperity By Congressman Rob Wittman November 17, 2018 As the leaves change and fall to the ground (along with some snow this week), I’m reminded how things have changed so much in the last year. Our nation’s and Virginia’s economies are thriving due to the pro-growth policies we have passed this Congress. And, honestly, the results speak for themselves. Data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistic on November 2, 2018 told us three important things: hiring is up, wa... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Today, We Honor our Veterans
    Posted in Weekly Updates on November 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    Weekly Update: Today, We Honor our Veterans By Congressman Rob Wittman November 11, 2018 Since the dawn of our nation, our Armed Forces have stood up and fought for our freedom; we sleep soundly because of their bravery. Our veterans made great sacrifices for us on the battlefield and we owe them a debt of gratitude for that service. Nearly 800,000 call Virginia home, and I am committed to ensuring our veterans can access the benefits they've earned through their service to a grateful nation. W... Read more

  • Weekly Update: National Adoption Month
    Posted in Weekly Updates on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Weekly Update: National Adoption Month By Congressman Rob Wittman November 1, 2018 November is National Adoption Month. As a child of adoption, it’s important to me to share my story. I want folks to know that adoption is an option, and when they’re faced with difficult choices, I want them to have the information and resources they need to give a child a shot at love and a shot at life. I was born on February 3, 1959, but home didn’t start there. It started when my mom and dad adopted me. And ... Read more

  • Weekly Update: I Support Our Children’s Future
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Weekly Update: I Support Our Children’s Future By Congressman Rob Wittman October 27, 2018 Strengthening America’s education system is important in fostering innovation and promoting our economic security. This week, I held two Career and Technical Education (CTE) Symposiums in two areas in the district. The first took place on Monday at Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg and the second one in Hanover at American Legion Post 175. I’ve held these symposiums in order to connect educatio... Read more

  • Weekly Update: I'm Here to Serve You
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Weekly Update: I'm Here to Serve You By Congressman Wittman October 20, 2018 Without question, the most important part of my job as a member of Congress is to serve you, my constituents. It is my passion to serve that drives me to wake up each morning and fight for you in Washington. Every day votes are held, I commute from my hometown of Montross, and I drive past the homes of friends I’ve known all my life; that keeps me grounded as I start each day. From cutting through the bureaucracy to ar... Read more

  • Weekly Update: September Snapshot
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education

    Friend- Congress accomplished a great deal of work this September. We passedlandmark legislationto combat the opioid crisis. We also sent a government funding bill to the President's desk that delivers on-time, reliable funding for our military for the first time in a decade. These resources will allow our service members to meet current national security threats and plan for the future. The House also took the first step to build on the incredible economic growth we've seen this year by passin... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Around the First District
    Posted in Weekly Updates on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Friend- When Congress is not in session, Ispend my time traveling all across the First District visiting with folks, answering questions about what’s going on in Washington, and making sure you get connected with my staff if you have a casework issue. On a given district work week, I hold frequent constituent forums, stop by businesses, and meet with local groups. While you can always keep up with me on my Facebook and Instagram pages, I thought I’d share with you some of the stops I made in th... Read more

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