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Wittman Hosts Public Health Seminar in Richmond

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RICHMOND, V.A. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a public health seminar at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. The seminar convened local law enforcement representatives, doctors, and mental health and rehabilitation specialists to share information and resources pertaining to opioid misuse and addiction and mental health crises in the community.  “Many…

Wittman, Chesapeake Bay Delegation Introduce Legislation to Accelerate Bay Restoration Efforts

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined fellow co-chairs of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Task Force – Reps. John Sarbanes (MD-03), Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) – to introduce the Chesapeake Bay Conservation Acceleration Act of 2023, which would accelerate conservation goals in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  The legislation would…

Wittman, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Prevent Tax-Exempt Entities from Financing CCP Techno-Totalitarian State

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today joined colleagues on the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to introduce the Dump Investments in Troublesome Communist Holdings Act (DITCH Act). This bill would force non-profits, university endowments, public pension plans, and any other tax-exempt entity to divest from Chinese companies or lose…

Wittman Discusses Dangers of U.S. Investments in China on ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’ on FOX Business

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman today joined ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’ to discuss the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party’s recent investigation into BlackRock and Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) as well as the dangers of U.S. investments in companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). To block U.S. capital from…

Wittman Introduces Legislation to Authorize DoD Office of Strategic Capital

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today introduced legislation to authorize the Office of Strategic Capital (OSC) at the Department of Defense (DoD), which will foster partnerships with private capital providers to support the advancement of critical technologies in the military. This builds on the congressman’s commitment to fostering defense innovation to give the U.S.…

Wittman Champions U.S. Leadership Over CCP in Emerging Technology

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today participated in the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s hearing titled "Commanding Heights: Ensuring U.S. Leadership in the Critical and Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century.” He stressed the need to protect America’s position as a global technological leader by leveraging public and…

Wittman Hammers Biden Administration on Weak Chinese Communist Party Deterrence Strategy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) on Thursday participated in the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party’s hearing titled "The Biden Administration's PRC Strategy,” where he posed tough questions to administration officials. The witnesses’ answers revealed the Biden administration’s failure to adequately invest in the U.S. military at a level that…

Wittman Joins Legislation to Increase Broadband Project Assistance for Underserved Areas

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), co-chair of the Rural Broadband Caucus, announced his support for the ReConnecting Rural America Act. This legislation, introduced by Congressman Zach Nunn (IA-03), would assist with the costs of construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment for broadband service in rural areas. “Reliable broadband access…

Wittman, Sarbanes, Scott, Kiggans Lead Bipartisan House Effort to Restore the Chesapeake Bay and Expand Environmental Education Programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined U.S. Representatives John Sarbanes (MD-03), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), and Jen Kiggans (VA-02) to reintroduce the Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement (SEEE) Act, a bipartisan bill to restore the health of the Bay Watershed, strengthen fisheries management and expand environmental education…

Wittman Advocates for Modernization, Organizational Reform to Strengthen National Defense in Joint All Domain Warfare Forum

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today addressed the 2023 JADC2: All Domain Warfare Symposium hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) to emphasize the urgent need for modernization and organizational reform through Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control (CJADC2) at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). CJADC2 is a…