WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, testified to the Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries Subcommittee on his bill, H.R.615 – Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2023. The Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2023 bars the Department of Interior and the Department… Read more »
KILMARNOCK, VA – On Saturday, May 6, 2023, Congressman Wittman (VA-01), along with members of the community, gathered at Town Centre Park in Kilmarnock to celebrate the Lancaster High School Varsity Boys Basketball Team for their VHSL Class 1 State Championship Win. During his visit, Congressman Wittman presented the basketball team with an Extension of Remarks and met with the team’s… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Rob Wittman (VA-01), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced the Servicemembers Mental Health Improvement Act, legislation to develop and provide recommendations for a comprehensive strategy to tackle mental health issues across the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The bill would establish a… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting in support of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023. Following the vote, Congressman Wittman stated:
“Washington Democrats’ reckless spending has had detrimental effects on our nation’s economy. Americans have experienced record high inflation and gas prices, and our national debt has… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to the Navy’s recently released 30-year shipbuilding plan:
“With this 30-year shipbuilding plan, the Navy demonstrates that it has lost its way. It trades decisive and bold decision-making for endless studies, vast short-term… Read more »
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, V.A. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a veterans roundtable at American Legion Post 186 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. This roundtable served as a space for Congressman Wittman to share his veterans-related work, hear directly from First District veterans, and give veterans the opportunity to express their concerns and ask questions pertaining… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, March 28th, 2023, Representatives Rob Wittman (VA-01) and Mike Levin (CA-49) introduced the bipartisan Get Rewarding Outdoor Work for our Veterans (GROW) Act, to establish a pilot program to employ veterans in federal jobs that relate to conservation, resource management, and environmental protection.
The GROW Act would direct the Department of… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee and Vice Chairman of the Full House Armed Services Committee, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing on the 2024 budget request for the Department of Defense’s Fixed-Wing Tactical and Training Aircraft Programs.
Congressman Wittman’s… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) introduced his resolution, H.Res.255 – expressing support for the designation of the week of March 27th through March 31st, 2023 as National Small Business Workplace Solutions Week.
“Small businesses are what keep our communities strong ,” said Congressman Wittman. “They create new jobs, encourage innovation and competition, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after voting in support and helping secure House passage of H.R.1 – the Lower Energy Costs Act:
“For the past two years, American energy has suffered under President Biden. His policies halted new domestic energy production, resulting in the U.S. relying on foreign adversaries like… Read more »