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Wittman Supports Funds to Help Small Biz, Expand Testing

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting in favor of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act: “I supported this package today because it is critical to our continued recovery as a nation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, it provides much-needed funds to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created…

Wittman's Weekly: Virginians Helping Virginians

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It is undeniable, COVID-19 has upended our everyday lives and has left an indelible mark on our nation. It has impacted our health, economy, response systems, communities, and relationships. During this difficult time, millions of Americans have stepped up and put extraordinary examples of patriotism on display. A few weeks ago, I put out a call for stories of companies, small businesses,…

Wittman Supports the CARES Act

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement following the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Although the measure passed by voice vote, if a roll call was requested, he would have voted in favor.  “We are in both a public health crisis and an economic crisis. Congress needed to act – swiftly and decisively. I am…

Wittman Votes for Coronavirus Emergency Funding

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) voted in favor over $7 billion in emergency funding for the U.S. response to the Coronavirus as well as extending emergency telehealth services. This legislation does not contain any policy riders or political poison pills, and is the product of a bipartisan compromise to address this emergency. This bill provides important funding that…

Wittman's Weekly: Moving Forward

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My motivation to come to Washington comes from my desire to serve the people of the First District every day. I am dedicated to getting real results to create a better Commonwealth and nation. However, the last few months have been completely dominated by a partisan impeachment process – causing legislating and productivity to come to a screeching halt. This week, the Senate voted to…

Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

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Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement following President Trump’s third State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Trump outlined a strong, visionary path forward for America that builds upon the successes of the last three years. Since the president took office, we have had…

Wittman's Weekly: My 2020 Priorities

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As we start the new year, I am looking forward to what we can accomplish together. Serving the constituents of the First District is my number one priority and I want you to know that I have listened – I have listened to the problems you are having at home and I am working to bring you real results.  In 2020, I will be working to expand broadband in rural areas, fix our broken health…

MEDIA ADVISORY: Wittman to Host Briefing on VA Facilities Coming to FXBG

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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…

Wittman Rejects Short-Term CR

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) voted "no" House Amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3055 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019. “Yet again, Congress has kicked the can down the road,” Wittman said. “Our men and women in uniform are facing certain threats abroad, while the support for their training, equipment,…

Breakfast With Rob: Fredericksburg

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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…