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… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This month, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined his colleagues in introducing multiple bipartisan bills that improve mental health care and services for U.S. servicemembers. The introduced bills include the Sailor Standard Care Act and the Servicemembers’ Mental Health Improvement Act, and the reintroduction of the Comforting Our Families through On-base or Remote… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), alongside Congresswoman Jen Kiggans (VA-02), and Congressmen Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19), introduced the Sailor Standard of Care Act to improve mental healthcare for the men and women serving in the United States Navy.
This important, bipartisan legislation would increase mental health resources and require… 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, on Public Health Thank You Day, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the introduction of House Concurrent Resolution 117, commending public health professionals for their dedication and service to the United States.
“Public health professionals play a central and significant role in ensuring our nation’s safety,” said Congressman… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), voted in support of H.R. 6448 – the Invest to Protect Act of 2022. Following his vote, Congressman Wittman stated:
“Our law enforcement officers represent selfless and exceptional dedication to serving their communities and neighbors. We in Congress must work to ensure they have proper and sufficient tools, resources, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, on Public Health Thank You Day, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the introduction of House Concurrent Resolution 62, commending public health professionals for their dedication and service to the United States.
“One of the many lessons highlighted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that our nation’s strength and resilience relies heavily on our… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that he sent a letter to Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the Virginia House of Delegates, The Honorable Luke Torian, urging the Virginia General Assembly to use a portion of the remaining federal COVID-19 relief funds allocated to Virginia to establish a Crisis Receiving and Stabilization Center in… Read more »
KILMARNOCK, VA- Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) toured Visiting Angels, an in-home health facility located in Kilmarnock, VA, to personally speak with those affected by the employment crisis. This crisis has caused a shortage of caregivers in Virginia. In the 7 counties supported by Visiting Angels (Northumberland, Lancaster, Middlesex, Mathews, Gloucester, Richmond,… Read more »
This March marks one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. One year later, our lives remain fundamentally altered as the pandemic continues. But as an ever-growing number of Americans receive the COVID-19 vaccine, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.
That sense of optimism was readily apparent when I visited the King George YMCA… Read more »