This new year brings an exciting new chapter to Congress and the 1st Congressional District of Virginia. Through redistricting, the 1st Congressional District welcomes new areas and new constituents that I am looking forward to representing.
I have been fortunate to meet so many of the incredible folks of Virginia’s 1st District. With the addition of Henrico and Chesterfield counties, I… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) and U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) applauded passage of their legislation to preserve invaluable local resources and help generate economic activity in the Northern Neck. By officially designating the region as a National Heritage Area (NHA), the Northern Neck National Heritage Area Act will… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that he received the 2022 Defender of Small Business award from the Job Creators Network.
“It is the American entrepreneurial spirit, not bureaucrats in Washington, that make our nation an incredible place to live and work,” said Congressman Wittman. “As we have been constantly reminded, especially considering the recent… Read more »
RICHMOND, VA – Earlier this month, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) visited the DuPont Spruance Plant, a manufacturing site that produces protection and safety equipment, in Richmond, Virginia. During his visit, Congressman Wittman toured the new production line facility for the Next Generation Aramid (NGA) fiber, an advanced woven fiber for military and law enforcement body armor and met… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that he received the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business Award for the 117th Congress. According to their website, the NFIB’s Guardian of Small Business Award is reserved for legislators who vote consistently with small businesses on key issues identified by small business… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, September 12, 2022, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion with Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and Ronald Reagan Institute Director, Roger Zakheim on manufacturing competitiveness in Virginia. The goal of this roundtable was to discuss efforts needed on a state, local, federal, private, and public level to work together to… Read more »
TAPPAHANNOCK, VA – On Tuesday, August 23rd, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted a First Congressional District Farm and Agribusiness Tour with the Virginia Farm Bureau, Colonial Farm Credit, and National Wood Pallet & Container Association. The purpose of this tour was for Congressman Wittman to speak directly with farmers and agribusiness leaders in Virginia’s First District,… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting against the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5376 - Inflation Reduction Act of 2022:
“I understand firsthand the harmful impacts inflation has on American families, especially as I travel throughout the First Congressional District to meet with individuals and businesses. Unfortunately, despite… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement in response to today’s report’s that the U.S. economy shrank at a 0.9% annual rate last quarter – marking the second straight quarterly decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP):
“This morning, the Department of Commerce reported that the U.S. economy shrank at a 0.9% annual rate last quarter -… Read more »
NEW KENT COUNTY – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined Governor Glenn Youngkin and other community and Virginia leaders at AutoZone’s groundbreaking ceremony in New Kent County, Virginia. AutoZone, Inc. will be investing $185.2 million in this new warehouse, which will be their largest distribution center on the East Coast. This investment in New Kent County will create 352… Read more »