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Wittman Statement on the Passing of Congressman Donald McEachin

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I am incredibly saddened by the passing of my friend and colleague, Congressman Donald McEachin. I have been fortunate to know and work with Donald for many years now, and I have always admired the way he led with integrity and care for folks in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District and the entire Commonwealth of Virginia. Kathryn and I are praying for his wife, Colette, his three…

Wittman Introduces Legislation Honoring Public Health Professionals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, on Public Health Thank You Day, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the introduction of House Concurrent Resolution 117, commending public health professionals for their dedication and service to the United States. “Public health professionals play a central and significant role in ensuring our nation’s safety,” said Congressman…

Wittman Recognized with Award for Defending Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that he received the 2022 Defender of Small Business award from the Job Creators Network. “It is the American entrepreneurial spirit, not bureaucrats in Washington, that make our nation an incredible place to live and work,” said Congressman Wittman. “As we have been constantly reminded, especially considering the recent…

Wittman Eyes Henrico County Transportation Plans to Reduce Traffic Congestion

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HENRICO, VA – This week, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), joined by Henrico County Supervisor Tommy Branin, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Shep Miller, and Federal Highway Administration Division Administrator Thomas L. Nelson, met with Henrico County Officials to hear about traffic congestion and safety concerns in the Short Pump area as well as the benefits of a proposed…

Wittman, Scott, Sarbanes Celebrate Rollout of First Chesapeake WILD Grants

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Rob Wittman (VA-01), Bobby Scott (VA-03), and John Sarbanes (MD-03), all co-chairs of the bipartisan Chesapeake Bay Watershed Task Force, issued the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the inaugural slate of awards for the Chesapeake Watershed…

Wittman Hosts Education Roundtable in New Kent County

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NEW KENT, VA – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman hosted an Education Roundtable in New Kent County. The purpose of this roundtable was for Congressman Wittman to hear directly from division leadership and school board members in New Kent County about their education priorities and challenges, and for Congressman Wittman to give an update from Washington, D.C. Following the roundtable,…

Wittman: Continuing Resolutions are no way to Govern

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), released the following statement after voting against the Continuing Resolution: “Today’s passage of a Continuing Resolution – an irresponsible stop-gap measure - is an unfortunate reminder of Washington’s ‘budget by crisis’ mentality. We can’t continue to find ourselves in these completely avoidable situations, especially when…

Wittman, Westerman Introduce Legislation Protecting Hunting, Fishing Access for Sportsmen

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), and 34 other members introduced the Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022. "I am happy to introduce the Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022 with my colleague Bruce Westerman, Ranking Member of the House Natural…

Wittman Votes to Support Local Law Enforcement and Mental Health Resources

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), voted in support of H.R. 6448 – the Invest to Protect Act of 2022. Following his vote, Congressman Wittman stated: “Our law enforcement officers represent selfless and exceptional dedication to serving their communities and neighbors. We in Congress must work to ensure they have proper and sufficient tools, resources, and…

Wittman Visits DuPont Spruance Manufacturing

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RICHMOND, VA – Earlier this month, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) visited the DuPont Spruance Plant, a manufacturing site that produces protection and safety equipment, in Richmond, Virginia. During his visit, Congressman Wittman toured the new production line facility for the Next Generation Aramid (NGA) fiber, an advanced woven fiber for military and law enforcement body armor and met…