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  • Wittman Dedicated to Bridging the Skills Gap
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes & Economy, Education

    WASHINGTON – Over the past two weeks, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) has held two Career and Technical Education (CTE) Symposiums. The first took place last week at the Northern Neck Technical Center in Warsaw and the second today in Manassas at the Kelly Leadership Center. The purpose of these symposiums is to connect education institutions with local businesses and the private sector, and to help ensure the curriculum for our students reflects the needs of the workforce. “Strengthening Americ... Read more

  • Weekly Update: What I Hope to See in FY2020 President's Budget
    Posted in Weekly Updates on March 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Transportation & Infrastructure , Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    Weekly Update: What I Hope to See in FY2020 President's Budget By Congressman Rob Wittman March 9, 2019 Next week, President Trump is expected to release his budget for FY 2020. The President’s budget is only the first step in the annual budgeting and appropriations process but acts as a venue for the president to publish his policy objectives. And I’m sure you know, the Administration’s FY20 proposal is simply that - a proposal. Any changes in actual funding levels requires Congressional approv... Read more

  • Wittman Supports EO Easing Veteran Transition into Merchant Marine
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Education

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement supporting the executive order President Trump signed today easing the process for veterans to transition into the Merchant Marine: “It is our duty to take care of those who have valiantly served our nation in uniform. President Trump’s executive order today supporting the transition of active duty service members and military veterans into the Merchant Marine does just that. This executive order makes it easier for sea service... Read more

  • What do you want to see the new Congress focus on?
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend- Now that we are in the 116th Congress, I'm looking forward to working on sustaining economic growth, addressing critical infrastructure issues in our region, building a strong national defense, immigration reform, and expanding access to rural broadband. I know I'll hear from many of you during the next two years as you contact my office and during my travels throughout the District. I wanted to take a brief moment to ask what issues you would most like to see addressed during the 116th... Read more

  • Wittman Sworn into 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Taxes & Economy, Education

    Wittman Sworn into 116th Congress WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after officially being sworn in to the 116th Congress. “We accomplished so much over the past two years: Passed landmark tax reform putting more money back in the pockets of hard-working Americans, fully funded our military, expanded Veterans’ access to care, improved school safety, made investments to improve access to high-speed internet, strengthened CTE/STEM programs, and provided the fund... Read more

  • Some of my favorite moments from the 115th
    Posted in Weekly Updates on January 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Environment, Education

    Dear Friend- Just like that, we are at the end of 2018 and the 115th Congress. At the beginning of this Congress, we put forth a bold policy agenda to leave folks better off now than they were two years ago. I believe we've seen incredible progress on multiple policy fronts. We put more money back in the hands of hard-working families, cut regulations to allowour businesses to thrive, took historic steps to combat the opioid epidemic, began rebuilding our military, improved veterans benefits an... Read more

  • ICYMI: A survey and note from your Congressman
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Education, Reforming Congress

    Friend- As your Congressman here in Virginia’s First District, I want to consistently provide you with updates on my work to address critical issues facing our nation. I am focused on building a strong economy for all Virginians, ensuring we maintain a strong national defense, bringing accountability back to Washington, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans and federal employees. But my number one priority is listening to the people I represent and using their thoughts, concerns, and i... Read more

  • Weekly Update: I Support Our Children’s Future
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Weekly Update: I Support Our Children’s Future By Congressman Rob Wittman October 27, 2018 Strengthening America’s education system is important in fostering innovation and promoting our economic security. This week, I held two Career and Technical Education (CTE) Symposiums in two areas in the district. The first took place on Monday at Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg and the second one in Hanover at American Legion Post 175. I’ve held these symposiums in order to connect educatio... Read more

  • Wittman Holds Two CTE Symposiums
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Wittman Holds Two CTE Symposiums WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) held two Career and Technical Education (CTE) Symposiums. The first took place on Monday at Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg and the second in Mechanicsville at American Legion Post 175. The purpose of these symposiums is to connect education institutions with local businesses and the private sector, and to help ensure the curriculum for our students reflects the needs of the workforce. “Strengt... Read more

  • Weekly Update: September Snapshot
    Posted in Weekly Updates on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Federal Employees, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education

    Friend- Congress accomplished a great deal of work this September. We passedlandmark legislationto combat the opioid crisis. We also sent a government funding bill to the President's desk that delivers on-time, reliable funding for our military for the first time in a decade. These resources will allow our service members to meet current national security threats and plan for the future. The House also took the first step to build on the incredible economic growth we've seen this year by passin... Read more

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