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Wittman Hosts Education Roundtable in New Kent County

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NEW KENT, VA – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman hosted an Education Roundtable in New Kent County. The purpose of this roundtable was for Congressman Wittman to hear directly from division leadership and school board members in New Kent County about their education priorities and challenges, and for Congressman Wittman to give an update from Washington, D.C. Following the roundtable,…

Wittman Applauds Progress of Vital Wildlife Refuges Funding Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) applauded the passage of his legislation, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, through the Natural Resources Committee. This bipartisan legislation, introduced with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), will reauthorize the National Wildlife Refuge System volunteer, community partnership, and education programs to ensure public…

Wittman Congratulates Rappahannock Community College on Upward Bound Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) offered his congratulations to Rappahannock Community College on receiving funding from the Department of Education’s TriO – Upward Bound program.  “This is both welcomed and well-deserved news for Rappahannock Community College,” said Congressman Wittman. “These federal dollars will help identify and provide…

Wittman's Weekly: 2022 Priorities

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Friend, As we start the new year, I am looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish together. Representing my constituents in Virginia’s First District is my number one priority and a distinct honor. Last year was no doubt a year filled with challenges, but even in the face of hardships, folks in Virginia’s First District consistently proved resilient. As your Representative in…

Wittman Introduces Legislation to Ease Financial Hardships for Veterans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Wittman (VA-01) announced the introduction of his legislation that will amend the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide reimbursements for licensing and exam fees under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance…

Wittman, Hudson Introduce Bill to Ensure Schools Receive Full Funding for Service-Connected Students

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) and Congressman Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced the Counting Overlooked Base Impact Aid (COBIA) Act to ensure schools educating service-connected children receive the full sum of federal impact aid to which they are currently entitled.  “Providing service-connected students a quality education is the least we can do for…

Wittman Applauds Designation of Tidewater Community College As Center of Excellence

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement in response to the designation of Tidewater Community College (TCC) as a Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. “I am glad Tidewater Community College (TCC) received the designation as a Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education,”…


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Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement of the American Families Plan:  “If we know one thing about how the Biden Administration operates, we know they latch onto a popular word, words such as “rescue” or “infrastructure,” and then use that word to push through unrelated spending. With only 9% of the…