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 »
WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) hosted the first meeting of his First District Unity in Diversity Council in Fredericksburg on Friday, June 12th. The goal of the First District Unity in Diversity Council is to provide Congressman Wittman with advice and counsel in bringing greater equality, equity, and opportunity to the First District, the Commonwealth, and the… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today issued the following statement on the ongoing nationwide protests and riots surrounding the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery:
“Right now, our nation is in anguish as we mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others who have died tragically and needlessly. The failures of… Read more »
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 »
It all starts with a spark, a twinkle in the eye of a student who has found her passion, solidified his future. She might have just completed a career and technical education (CTE) program in manufacturing technology. He may have figured out a high-level math problem. One thing is sure: These two students are on their way to achieving their dreams even before receiving a high school… Read more »
As we start the new year, I am looking forward to what we can accomplish together. Serving the constituents of the First District is my number one priority and I want you to know that I have listened – I have listened to the problems you are having at home and I am working to bring you real results. In 2020, I will be working to expand broadband in rural areas, fix our broken health… Read more »
Looking back on the month of November, I had so many great opportunities to visit with our nation’s heroes throughout Virginia’s First District in celebration of Veterans Day. Our area is home to one of the highest concentration of veterans in the country, and I am honored each chance I get to meet with them and each day I… 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 »