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  • Wittman Votes No on Two-Week CR
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Wittman Votes No on Two-Week CR WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) voted "no" on H.J.Res. 123 - Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018. The bill extends existing discretionary appropriations at current levels through December 22, 2017 and temporarily extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through December 31, 2017. "Yet again we find ourselves budgeting by crisis,” Wittman said. “We should not be funding our government through continuing resolutions (CR... Read more

  • Poll: Net Neutrality
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Dear Friend- As you may know, on November 21, 2017 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, Ajit Pai, circulated a draft of his Restoring Internet Freedom Order to his fellow Commissioners. This order would repeal recent internet regulations set during the end of the Obama Administration and would go back to a “light-touch” regulatory style that the U.S. has used for decades. In the 1990s, President Clinton and a Republican Congress made it our national policy to preserve a free mar... Read more

  • Wittman Reintroduces Adoption Information Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Wittman Reintroduces Adoption Information Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), joined by Adoption Caucus Chairman Trent Franks (AZ-08), Values Action Caucus Chairwoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14), Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01), Congressman Jody B. Hice (GA-10), Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-04), Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), and Congressman Steve Pearce (NM-02), reintroduced the Adoption Information Act. This bill would require family planni... Read more

  • Wittman Visits Troops and Engages with Military and Diplomatic Leaders in Middle East
    Posted in Press Releases on November 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    Wittman Visits Troops and Engages with Military and Diplomatic Leaders in Middle East Wittman, Ernst, Peters, Young, & Rothfus Express Gratitude to Servicemembers Ahead of Thanksgiving WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined a bipartisan congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq, to thank U.S. servicemembers for their service and sacrifice ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Other members on the trip included U.S. Senator G... Read more

  • Poll: Relief By Christmas
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Friend- There is one thing that members of both parties can agree on: our tax code is a mess. Small business owners and families across America are burdened by the cost of and time spent complying with our overwhelming tax code each year. That’s why the House passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) last week. It will deliver much-needed tax relief to families, help our workers and job creators compete and win here at home and around the world, and make the tax code simpler and fairer for all A... Read more

  • How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will impact VA-01
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Friend- This week the House is on the verge of passing historic tax relief for the first time in decades! Our tax code is far too complex and burdensome, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Congress’ solution. It will deliver much-needed tax relief to families, help our job creators compete and win here at home and around the world, and make the tax code simpler and fairer for all Americans. It will fuel economic growth – leading to more jobs, fairer taxes, and bigger paychecks for Virginians. Here... Read more

  • Wittman Votes for Tax Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Wittman Votes for Tax Relief WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “This is our window of opportunity; our once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass real reform for the American people. I was proud to cast my vote in favor of a plan that means bigger paychecks, fairer taxes, and more jobs for my constituents. This pro-family, pro-growth plan for tax reform was inspired by hardworking men and women ... Read more

  • Poll: US-China: Next Steps
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Friend- Last week, President Trump visited China to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss trade, North Korea, and shared global U.S.-Chinese interests. Amidst discussions on the increasing trade deficit, the two presidents oversaw the signing of $250 billion in trade deals between U.S. and Chinese companies. Moreover, this meeting between the two world leaders comes at the head of mounting tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Both during their discussions and publicly, Presiden... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on House Passage of the FY18 NDAA Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Budget

    Wittman Statement on House Passage of the FY18 NDAA Conference Report WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, released this statement following the House passage of the conference report of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18 NDAA). “As the Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and a conferee, I am proud of this conference report as I believe it provides... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on Passage of Flood Insurance Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Wittman Statement on Passage of Flood Insurance Reform WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) released this statement following the passage of H.R. 2847, the 21st Century Reform Act, which reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years. “Today, I was proud to support House passage of H.R. 2847, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act. This bill includes meaningful reforms to our nation’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that will specifically affect my constituent... Read more

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