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  • Wittman Introduces Series of Bills to Support Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Health Care

    WASHINGTON – As Virginia and the nation continue to celebrate Military Appreciation Month, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) re-introduced a series of veterans-related bills. The legislation is aimed at removing administrative roadblocks to Veterans Administration (VA) services and improving the customer experience within the VA. "Our Veterans made great sacrifices for us on the battlefield and we owe them a debt of gratitude for that service,” Rep. Wittman said. “These bills make it easier for Ve... Read more

  • Wittman Dedicated to Protecting Patients with Pre-Existing Conditions
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting against House Democrat’s latest partisan messaging ploy, H.R. 986 – the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019: “Despite the name, H.R. 986 has nothing to do with protecting people with preexisting conditions. Instead, what the bill does, is repeal the administration’s expansion of a successful provision - Section 1332 - that allows states to waive certain Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Finding a Health Care Solution
    Posted in Weekly Updates on April 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Last week I traveled all across the First District meeting with groups of all sizes on different issues important to them. In particular, I visited several different health care facilities that offer so much to our community. I visited Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center to tour their facility and receive a brief on the services they offer to patients. I specifically learned about a new program they have that utilizes telemedicine to help patients in rural areas. I then attended the grand o... Read more

  • Wittman Signs Discharge Petition to Protect Life
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Family Values

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) signed the discharge petition to bring the Born Alive Protection Act to the House floor for full debate and a vote. Rep. Wittman is an original cosponsor of this legislation and a member of the Values Action Team. “House Republicans have asked Democratic leadership to bring this legislation to the floor 25 times, but each time we have been met with silence,” said Rep. Wittman. “Just because a child survives a failed abortion doesn’t mean he or ... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Reforming Congress

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Trump outlined a bold, bipartisan agenda, with a clear path forward for America. This past year we have had unparalleled successes: landmark tax reform, record job numbers, and unprecedented investments in our nation’s military. This year, President Trump called on Congress to work with a spirit of cooperation to deliver even more results to the America... Read more

  • What do you want to see the new Congress focus on?
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend- Now that we are in the 116th Congress, I'm looking forward to working on sustaining economic growth, addressing critical infrastructure issues in our region, building a strong national defense, immigration reform, and expanding access to rural broadband. I know I'll hear from many of you during the next two years as you contact my office and during my travels throughout the District. I wanted to take a brief moment to ask what issues you would most like to see addressed during the 116th... Read more

  • Wittman Sworn into 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Education

    Wittman Sworn into 116th Congress WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after officially being sworn in to the 116th Congress. “We accomplished so much over the past two years: Passed landmark tax reform putting more money back in the pockets of hard-working Americans, fully funded our military, expanded Veterans’ access to care, improved school safety, made investments to improve access to high-speed internet, strengthened CTE/STEM programs, and provided the fund... Read more

  • Wittman on ACA Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Wittman on ACA Ruling WASHINGTON - Congressman Wittman released the following statement on the Affordable Care Act ruling by a U.S. District Court in Texas: “Since the day we were told we had to pass the Affordable Care Act to find out what was in it, the law has failed to deliver on its promises to lower costs, increase access to care, and expand choice. It further showed that government-run healthcare does not sufficiently address the core challenges facing our healthcare system; in many case... Read more

  • ICYMI: A survey and note from your Congressman
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend- As your Congressman here in Virginia’s First District, I want to consistently provide you with updates on my work to address critical issues facing our nation. I am focused on building a strong economy for all Virginians, ensuring we maintain a strong national defense, bringing accountability back to Washington, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans and federal employees. But my number one priority is listening to the people I represent and using their thoughts, concerns, and i... Read more

  • VOTE: Lowering prescription drug prices
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Friend- During my Healthcare Listening Tour, meetings with individual constituents, constituent groups, health care providers, and other stakeholders in the district, I have continually heard one thing—the cost of prescription drugs is far too high. Fortunately, this administration has signaled that they are committed to lowering prescription drug listing prices and taking the burden of cost off of the consumer. On Friday, May 11th, President Trump vowed to “bring soaring drug prices back down t... Read more

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