WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting against H. Res. 965 and H.R. 6800 – House Democrats’ partisan approach to COVID-19 response.
“Today, the House voted on legislation released by Speaker Pelosi earlier this week; legislation that was drafted behind closed doors, is more than 1,800 pages, and costs over $3 trillion. This… Read more »
WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) spoke at a press conference on H.R. 5859, the Trillion Trees Act. U.S. Reps. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), Pete Stauber (R-Minn.), Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.), Brian Mast (R-Fla.), Clay Higgins (R-La.), Greg Walden (R-Ore.), Dave Joyce… Read more »
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… Read more »
As your representative in Congress, I am committed to getting real results for the First District. This fall, House Democratic Leadership has been laser focused on one thing: impeachment. As a result, legislative activity has slowed to a crawl. However, I want you to know this week – due to my dedication to reaching across the aisle – we were able to accomplish great things for… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had two pieces of legislation pass the House of Representatives as part of H.R. 729 - a larger package of ten bipartisan bills. The National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act and the Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act work to increase conservation of fish habitat and wetlands, as well as preserve our working… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01) and Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that their bill H.R. 925, the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) has passed the House and is ready for consideration in the Senate. This bipartisan bill authorizes $60 million each year for habitat restoration and conservation projects nation-wide.
“I am thrilled to see the… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) introduced, along with Virginia colleague Rep. Elaine Luria (VA-02), a resolution designating the National Center of Excellence for research in coastal flooding and recurrent flooding, a partnership among Old Dominion University and William & Mary, including the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Virginia Coastal Policy… Read more »
What a busy month we’ve had across Virginia’s First District. Throughout all of September, I spent a great deal of time hearing from folks across our region about the issues that matter most to them and in Washington advocating on your behalf to my colleagues in Congress. I started off the month hosting my second Community Broadband Field Seminar in Lancaster, held the… Read more »
As your representative in Congress, I am committed to getting real results for the First District. Throughout my time in Congress, I've made it a top priority to ensure the health of our environment so that it can be enjoyed by future generations. I’m working across the aisle to make sure we preserve the public lands Americans need to visit, explore, fish, hunt and enjoy wildlife and the… Read more »