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  • Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Wittman & Johnson Introduce Bill to Increase Access to Broadband
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), along with Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH-6), announced the Serving Rural America Act. This legislation would create a five-year pilot grant program at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), authorizing $100 million a year for a total of $500 million over five years to expand broadband service to unserved areas of the country. The Coronavirus outbreak across the nation has further emphasized the need for reliable broadband access in every home in America – ... Read more

  • Wittman Advocates for Va Water Infrastructure Investments
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) testified at the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) Member Day hearing. Virginia’s economy depends on domestic and international commercial gateways like the Port of Virginia. During his testimony, Congressman Wittman, emphasized the importance of WRDA to the First District to improve inland waterways, flood protection procedures, and ecosystem restoration. Video of his testimony can be foun... Read more

  • Wittman, Westerman, Pappas Honor 50 Years of Traffic Safety
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) along with Road Safety Caucus Chairs, Representatives Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Chris Pappas (NH-01), introduced a resolution to recognize the 50th anniversary of the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and celebrate its achievements and efforts on saving lives and reducing injuries on the roadways. “Back when I was the Mayor of Montross, our town needed help with roadwork, so I got certified as a roadside flagger through the ATSSA.... Read more

  • Wittman Tours Amazon HQ2 Site
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) visited JBG Smith’s Marketing Center to see the site plan for Amazon’s HQ2 in the newly named National Landing. Attendees included JBG Smith executives and members of the Amazon team. The entire Northern Virginia region will benefit from important infrastructure projects, including the construction of additional entrances to the Metro stations at Crystal City and Potomac Yard, improvements to Richmond Highway (Route One), a connector pedestrian bridg... Read more

  • Wittman Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Environment, Reforming Congress

    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 unparalleled accomplishments: landmark tax reform, record job numbers, and unprecedented investments in our nation’s milit... Read more

  • Wittman: Almost $3 Million Coming to VA-01 for Broadband Expansion
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Today, Virginia announced that almost $3 million in grants would be awarded to Virginia’s First District through the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VaTI). The First District counties include: Stafford County and King and Queen County. “I am thrilled to see this important investment coming to the First District,” said Wittman. “Demand for high speed broadband has never been greater; closing the digital divide is the key to lifting up countless communities and populations in u... Read more

  • Wittman Hosts Top House T&I Republicans
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO), Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I), Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Ranking Member of T&I’s subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, and Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH), Ranking Member of T&I’s subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation in Portsmouth, Virginia. The Congressional Delegation (CODEL) visited US Coast Guard Base Portsmouth and... Read more

  • Wittman's Weekly: My 2020 Priorities
    Posted in Weekly Updates on January 11, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Education, Reforming Congress

    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 care system, increase opportunities for students, and fix our dysfunctional budget system in Washington. As you kn... Read more

  • Wittman's Weekly: What I'm Thankful For
    Posted in Weekly Updates on November 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education

    We have a tradition in my family on Thanksgiving. We all sit down at the table, and before we start eating the beautifully prepared feast, we go around and say what we are thankful for. Well this year, I wanted to do the same thing for work as I do for family - look back through 2019 to think about what I am most thankful for. As I reflected on this year, I thought about all that we have accomplished and all that still can be done. From the outset of 2019, I made it a priority to work on the iss... Read more

  • Wittman to Chair Suburban Caucus Task Force on Transportation
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Wittman (VA-01) joined U.S. Representatives Ann Wagner (R-MO), French Hill (R-AR), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Steve Stivers (R-OH), fellow members of the House Suburban Caucus, to announce the Suburban Caucus’s Task Force Chairs. Congressman Wittman will chair the Task Force on Better Transportation for our Future. The Suburban Caucus will be rolling out a member-driven agenda that will improve quality of life in suburban areas acros... Read more

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