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… Read more »
RELEASE: Wittman Advocates For Northumberland Rosenwald School
WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), announced he has called on Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to include the Julius Rosenwald School Foundation of… Read more »
Washington Update: Building a New American Workforce
From the Desk of Rob Wittman
It has been 40 years since President Ronald Reagan declared in his first inaugural address that ‘government is not the solution to our problems; government is the problem.’ Those words… Read more »
From the Desk of Rob Wittman
Every parent knows the look. The look of a child’s unbridled happiness as she discovers a new passion. After seeing that look, we cannot help but dream of our children finding a career providing them that same fulfillment each day.
For so long, we told America’s youth that a 4-year college program was necessary to live that life. But today,… Read more »
WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Wittman (R-VA-01), Congresswoman Spanberger (D-VA-07), Congressman Upton (R-MI-06) and Congressman Philips (D-MN-03) reintroduced H.R. 2171: the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act. This bill would allow the use of 529 funds to pay for the tuition, exam and supply costs associated with career technical… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after officially being sworn in to the 117th Congress:
“The past Congress, while divided in our political viewpoints and stalled in the quagmire of partisan posturing, accomplished much for the American people, during some of the most difficult times in our history: unprecedented pandemic relief… Read more »
Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which fully funds the government through September 30th, 2021, and provides additional COVID-19 pandemic relief, relief to small businesses, American workers, and more.
“The government funding and COVID-19 relief package Congress passed today… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership urging the inclusion of temporary and targeted liability protections for academic institutions, administration, and teachers related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the upcoming coronavirus relief package.
“As a public health official for over 25 years, I am well versed to… Read more »
WASHINGTON - Congressman Wittman released the following statement after voting against the Democrat’s partisan police reform bill - H.R. 7120:
“We know if things need to get done, they need to be done in a bipartisan way with input and buy-in from both sides. That’s how we were able to get things done in response to the Coronavirus. The Democrats know this and yet they refused to work… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today cosponsored the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. The JUSTICE Act is the House companion bill to legislation introduced by Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina.
“The JUSTICE Act proposes real policing reforms to increase transparency, accountability, and… Read more »