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  • Survey: How would you fix the tax code?
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Friend- Last week, officials from the Trump Administration and leaders from the House and Senate released the Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code. This new plan, while not legislation yet, sets the stage for both chambers of Congress to get to work on turning the framework into a bill that will deliver on our promise to the American people. Right now, we have a real opportunity to provide relief for American families and businesses. The current tax code leaves our businesses at a di... Read more

  • Weekly Update: A Window of Opportunity
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    A Window of Opportunity By Rob Wittman September 30, 2017 A window of opportunity is a small amount of time to meet a challenge where an otherwise unattainable solution exists. A time where what was once only imaginable becomes achievable; I believe that window is open now for tax reform. This is an issue that members on both sides of the aisle can agree on: our tax code is a mess. It costs more and more each year just to do your taxes, let alone pay them. The tax code is too complicated and con... Read more

  • Wittman Supports Framework for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) released the following statement on the Republican’s framework for unified tax reform: “Right now we have a real opportunity to provide relief for American families and businesses. The current tax code leaves our businesses at a disadvantage and penalizes investment in our economy—this must change. This new framework released today shows the American people that we hear them loud and clear: we need a tax code that is simple, fair, and creates jobs. I b... Read more

  • Weekly Update - A story you're not hearing
    Posted in Weekly Updates on August 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education

    Dear Friend - Let's face it: there is a lot of news coming out of Washington these days. And much of it is designed to draw a reaction from you or get you to take sides. But there is another story out there that you're not hearing. That's the story of the important accomplishments made by the House during the first eight months of this year. From the outset of 2017, we made it a priority to work on the issues that matter most to you and I believe we took meaningful steps to grow our economy, str... Read more

  • My Priorities for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Hi Friend- There is one issue that members of both parties can agree on: our tax code is a mess. It costs more and more each year just to do your taxes, let alone pay them. The tax code is too complicated and confusing; this needs to change. The next item on the legislative agenda for the House is tax reform. During this process, I believe we need to reduce the overwhelming tax burden levied on the backs of American workers, their families, and small businesses. Our future lies not in the size o... Read more

  • Ways to keep your hard earned money
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Friend- There is one issue that members of both parties can agree on: our tax code is a mess. It costs more and more each year just to do your taxes, let alone pay them. The tax code is too complicated and confusing; this needs to change. The next item on the legislative agenda for the House is tax reform. During this process, I believe we need to reduce the overwhelming tax burden levied on the backs of American workers, their families, and small businesses. Our future lies not in the size of g... Read more

  • Rep. Wittman, Connolly Reintroduce Federal Employee Combat Zone Tax Parity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Employees, Taxes & Economy

    WASHINGTON – Reps. Rob Wittman (R-VA-01) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA-11), Co-Chairs of the Smart Contracting Caucus, have reintroduced the Federal Employee Combat Zone Tax Parity Act to provide equality by extending the tax credit currently received by military personnel to the civilian federal employees working alongside them. “America’s First District is the home of many hardworking and dedicated patriots who serve the people of this nation every day and I am very aware of the invaluable contribu... Read more

  • Wittman Applauds Economic Development Grant to Northern Neck Planning District Commission
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today applauded the Economic Development Administration's (EDA) announcement of a $70,000 grant to the Northern Neck Planning District Commission. The EDA grant will be used to establish an economic development planning framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment and job creation in the region. "Communities throughout the Northern Neck will benefit from this grant," Rep. Wittman said. "As we continue to diversify local ec... Read more

  • Wittman Highlights Constituent Engagement in First 100 Days
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Budget, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation, Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Energy, Education, Reforming Congress

    WASHINGTON -- With Saturday marking 100 days into the Trump Administration, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) highlighted his constituent engagement efforts during that time in an email to First District residents. The email spotlighted the overall number of constituent contacts Rep. Wittman made during the first 100 days and also included figures for constituent correspondence received, responses sent, bills introduced, and forums held. "Listening to constituents is my top priority and helps me b... Read more

  • Wittman Receives US Chamber’s Spirit of Enterprise
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy

    Award recognizes support for pro-growth, job creating policies WASHINGTON –Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise Award” in recognition of his support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies. The award is given annually to Members of Congress based on their voting record on critical business legislation. The Spirit of Enterprise Award highlights Rep. Wittman’s strong commitment to bolstering our country’s economy, creating jobs, and keeping our nat... Read more

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