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  • Breakfast With Rob: Fredericksburg
    Posted in Press Releases on November 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    FREDERICKSBURG - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Paradise Diner in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock and in the months following, he stopped in Kilmarnock, Ashland, and Dumfries. He will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time talking with folks at the Pa... Read more

  • Wittman Advocates for USMCA at VP Pence Rountable
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    LOUISA, VA – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman participated in a roundtable at the America First Policies event 'USMCA - A Better Deal for American Workers' featuring Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence. The panel discussed the importance of ratifying the US Mexico Canada (USMCA) Agreement signed by President Trump on November 30, 2018 and the effect it could have on the Commonwealth and the nation. Other panelists included Rep. Denver Riggleman (VA-05) and Former Governor George Allen.... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting against the House Democrat impeachment inquiry resolution attempting to formalize an already tainted process: “Speaker Pelosi holding this vote today is further proof that House Democrats acknowledge they have been conducting these impeachment proceedings in a partisan way that has lacked transparency. Members from both sides of the aisle voted against this resolution. “This vote should have been done from ... Read more

  • Wittman Applauds Passage of Veteran Treatment Court Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) was thrilled at the House passage of HR 886, the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 – of which he is a proud co-sponsor. Modeled after several other successful specialty courts, this bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veteran Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain veteran treatment courts. “It is absolutely critical that... Read more

  • Wittman Cosponsors Legislation to Impose Sanctions Against Turkey
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined 90 of his colleagues to introduce legislation that seeks to impose sanctions against Turkey in response to its military offensive actions against Kurdish forces in Syria. “Congress must act to limit the potential catastrophic impact of this aggression,” Wittman said. “This bloodshed must stop – if Turkey decides to continue on with these violent actions, then they must face the consequences associated with their aggression. The United St... Read more

  • Breakfast With Rob: Dumfries
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    DUMFRIES – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Montclair Family Restaurant in Dumfries, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock, with his second stop in Kilmarnock in July, and his third stop in Ashland last month. He will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time talking with f... Read more

  • Wittman Hosts 3rd Community Broadband Field Seminar in Stafford
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    STAFFORD – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted his third Community Broadband Field Seminar in Stafford County as an opportunity for underserved and unserved communities and neighborhoods within the area to learn more about the funding and resources available at the state and federal levels to help bring broadband to their citizens. He has served as a leader in both Virginia and in Congress to close the digital divide and bring broadband to the unserved populations of America. Whether ... Read more

  • Wittman, Jeffries Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Refuges
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    WASHINGTON – This week, Congressmen Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate September 29 at National Urban Wildlife Refuge Day. These resolutions highlight the value added to our communities through Urban Wildlife Refuges – primarily promoting conservation, increasing access to wildlife-dependent recreation, and protecting local watersheds. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that youth ages 8-18 spend on average 6-9 hours a... Read more

  • Three Wittman Priorities Pass Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had three of his bipartisan bills pass out of the Natural Resources Committee: the National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act, the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act, and the Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act. These three bills work to increase conservation of fish habitat and wetlands, as well as preserve our working waterfronts. Congressman Wittman is committed to getting real results for the First Distr... Read more

  • Wittman Votes NO on CR
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) voted "no" on H.R. 4378 – Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020. "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different outcome. Ten years of passing continuing resolutions (CRs) to fund the government has led to wasted taxpayer money and government inefficiencies; yet today, we voted again to budget by crisis. Under a CR, our military is unable to properly budget, leading to insufficient traini... Read more

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