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  • Wittman Signs FY20 NDAA Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and conferee on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20 NDAA), released this statement on the conference report. “After months of negotiation, I am proud to sign a bipartisan conference report today. A bill that started with unreasonable, partisan riders, is now a piece of legislation that I believe does right by our men and women in unifo... Read more

  • Wittman's Weekly: November in Photos
    Posted in Weekly Updates on December 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Veterans, Family Values, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend– Looking back on the month of November, I had so many great opportunities to visit with our nation’s heroes throughout Virginia’s First District in celebration of Veterans Day. Our area is home to one of the highest concentration of veterans in the country, and I am honored each chance I get to meet with them and each day I represent them in Congress. In addition to my visits with veterans, I also hosted a Senior Resources Fair in Fredericksburg, had visitors from King George High School... Read more

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wittman to Host Briefing on VA Facilities Coming to FXBG
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Health Care

    FREDERICKSBURG – On December 13, 2019, Congressman Rob Wittman will host a Veterans Administration (VA) Fredericksburg Medical Facilities Briefing at VFW Post 3103 in Fredericksburg to provide clarification and a timeline for any and all clinics/facilities coming to the area. The VA has announced it is accepting lease proposals for a VA facility to be built in the Fredericksburg area. In FY2017, the Republican-led Congress authorized the largest lease procurement the VA has ever undertaken – thi... Read more

  • 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 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

  • Wittman's Weekly: September in Photos
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment

    Friend – What a busy month we’ve had across Virginia’s First District. Throughout all of September, I spent a great deal of time hearing from folks across our region about the issues that matter most to them and in Washington advocating on your behalf to my colleagues in Congress. I started off the month hosting my second Community Broadband Field Seminar in Lancaster, held the inaugural meeting of the First District Career and Technical Education (CTE) Task Force, and visited the great folks at... 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

  • Breakfast With Rob: Ashland
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    ASHLAND – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Rise & Shine Diner in Ashland, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock, with his second stop in Kilmarnock in July. 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 Rise & Shine Diner,” said Wittman. “I’m w... Read more

  • Wittman Named to NDAA Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, has been named by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to the congressional conference committee that will negotiate differences between the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)—the bill that authorizes spending and sets forth the policies for the Department of Defense—for Fiscal Year 2020. “Threats to our national security arise e... Read more

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