Thursday, November 16, 2017

Notification: Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting @ Thu Nov 16, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting

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When
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
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Mathews, VA (map)
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Notification: Gloucester Republican Mtg @ Thu Nov 9, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Gloucester Republican Mtg

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Peninsula Patriots
Meets at the Colonial Courthouse in the circle.
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When
Thu Nov 9, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
Where
Colonial Courthouse, Main St Circle, Gloucester, VA 23691 (map)
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Saturday, November 4, 2017

The latest news from DC

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Hi Folks-

October was quite the whirlwind. As always, I wanted to give you a look at what I was up to here in DC and back in our district. If you aren't getting updates from me throughout the week, you can sign up for those by clicking here.

Below you'll see what I was up to this month, the op-eds I've written, and news stories I was featured in. 


I hosted a Rural Broadband Task Force Summit at the Northern Neck Electric Cooperative in conjunction with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.  We had a great discussion about how we can provide broadband to all of Virginia's First District.


I also hosted a Town Hall with special guests from the Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, and Delegate Hodges to discuss policy solutions for local waterways and marinas in Mathews County.

As Seapower Chairman, I'll be serving as a conferee to the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee. Here, I am headed to the first NDAA Conference meeting with my Democrat counterpart on the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, Rep. Courtney.

I spent time in Fredericksburg with Downtown Greens and FoodE learning about urban gardens, sustainability, and garden to table!

I also participated in the Mechanicsville Honor Flight to honor the veterans who served our great nation and to talk about the work I've done in the House to make sure our veteran's receive the benefits they've earned. 

I spent some time at the new idX facility in Spotsylvania to discuss manufacturing and workforce development.


I visited Keep Prince William Beautiful to update them on the legislation, H.R. 3979, I've co-sponsored to reauthorize National Wildlife Refuge System volunteer programs.


I met with some federal firefighrers to talk about retirement policy and safety issues.

I presented a Congressional Extension of Remarks to the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department in recognition of their service to the community.

I was able to discuss greater cooperation opportunities between the U.S. Navy and the Royal Navy with Britain's First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones.

Take a look at the different op-eds I've written this month:

The U.S. Navy must shore up its cyber defenses (Defense News)

Replacing the 'Air Force One' fleet literally takes an act of Congress (Defense News)

And some of the news articles I was mentioned in:

Drawing battle lines on coastal flooding at military bases (Daily Press)

Coast Guard stands by removing channel markers, open to private options (Daily Press)

Why the U.S. Navy Might Scrap Half of the Most Powerful Warships in Its Fleet (The National Interest)

Navy Can Afford to Save Its Cruisers, Lawmaker Says (DoD Buzz)

Congressman: Fix Navy's Perry-Class Frigates, Give Them to Allies (Defense Tech)

Special Report: Dispute on Davis Creek (WAVY)

Influential congressman calls on Navy to extend lives of oldest cruisers (Defense News)

Consequences of Roth IRA Conversions (Wealthmanagement.com)

Virginia lawmakers say late VA payments jeopardize veterans' care (Washington Post)

Virginia lawmakers cite payment delays in veterans health program (Daily Press)

Stephen Adkins: U.S. is overdue for more inclusive history (Virginian Pilot)

Removing tolls tops board's legislative agenda (Gazette Journal)

Wittman confident in Trump Afghanistan plan (Daily Press)

To keep up with all of my work around the First District and in Washington, connect with me on Facebook.

It's an honor to serve you and Virginia's First District in the People's House.

Sincerely,

Rob

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Notification: Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting @ Thu Oct 19, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting

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When
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
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Mathews, VA (map)
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Notification: Gloucester Republican Mtg @ Thu Oct 12, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Gloucester Republican Mtg

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Peninsula Patriots
Meets at the Colonial Courthouse in the circle.
Note time change to 7PM
When
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
Where
Colonial Courthouse, Main St Circle, Gloucester, VA 23691 (map)
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Notification: Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting @ Thu Sep 21, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Mathews County Republican Committee Meeting

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Peninsula Patriots
We are working to elect Conservative Constitutional candidates. And we WILL succeed!
When
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
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Mathews, VA (map)
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Notification: Gloucester Republican Mtg @ Thu Sep 14, 2017 7pm - 8pm (PeninsulaTeaParty.org)

Gloucester Republican Mtg

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Peninsula Patriots
Meets at the Colonial Courthouse in the circle.
Note time change to 7PM
When
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time
Where
Colonial Courthouse, Main St Circle, Gloucester, VA 23691 (map)
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