Tag: Fifth District
In his first 70 days as a candidate, Roger Dean Huffstetler raised over $335,000 in his bid to defeat Congressman Tom Garrett next November.
The Roger Dean Huffstetler congressional campaign announced a seven-stop listening tour of the Fifth District.
Roger Dean Huffstetler announced his candidacy for Virginia’s Fifth District seat in the United States Congress.
Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia supports Fifth District Congressman Tom Garrett’s legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana.
After an evening of debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 passed along party lines.
The campaign of presumptive Fifth District favorite Tom Garrett is citing new polling to claim a lead that is smaller than you’d expect.
The UVA Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host a nonpartisan debate for the Fifth District congressional candidates.
The Department of Homeland Security admitted to mistakenly granting citizenship to 858 immigrants who had previously received orders for deportation.
Fifth District Republican congressional nominee Tom Garrett toured the American Buildings Company, a Nucor steel facility located in LaCrosse.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of landowners, allowing challenges to federal regulatory decisions affecting personal property rights.
The House voted to approve a bill that ensures startup companies can connect with angel investors without inadvertently violating SEC rules.
As has been the case for far too long, it is clear that Washington is still too often standing in the way of a robust economic recovery.
On March 22, 2016, as hundreds of innocent travelers in Brussels, Belgium began their day, they unknowingly became victims of another unspeakable attack by ISIS.
Andrew Griffin issued the following statement announcing the suspension of his campaign for the Fifth District Republican nomination.
While people often associate the work of Congress with debates on legislation, our office provides a variety of additional services.
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, embedded with Iraqi forces engaged in the battle against the Islamic State, died from rocket fire.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released a statement after voting in favor of the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act.
This past week, we had the opportunity to visit a number of schools across the Fifth District and learn about the curricula our students have been studying.
Last week I had the opportunity to speak to the Appomattox County Republicans. One of my opponents’ representatives used his platform to take a personal swipe at my age.
The University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host the first moderated debate for candidates running in the Fifth District Congressional race on Wednesday.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act.
There is more at stake in this year’s election than has been the case in decades which is why we must unite under the only proven conservative, Senator Ted Cruz.
On Wednesday, a deadly storm tore through Virginia’s Fifth District and across a broad swath of the Commonwealth.
Last Monday, another important deadline in the fight to defeat the Islamic State came and went with little attention from the media.
As a Catholic, I have several concerns about the Holy Father’s criticism of the United States immigration policy.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.
Earlier this week, Charlottesville was recognized as one of the nation’s fastest growing markets for venture capital investment.
The Fifth District Republican Committee voted 19-16 on Saturday in favor of a convention method to nominate the Republican congressional candidate.
Republican Andrew Griffin announced his candidacy for the Fifth District congressional seat in Virginia on Wednesday.
The House of Representative passed the Capital Markets Improvement Act by a vote of 265-159 on Wednesday.
President Obama has painted a rosy picture of our nation’s economic future, claiming that we have created jobs while cutting deficits.
Earlier this month, Republicans in the House of Representatives met to establish our priorities for the coming year.
Congressman Robert Hurt released the following statement after voting in favor of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act.
The policies put forth in Washington have real, and sometimes painful, effects on Fifth District Virginians, and the implementation of the President’s healthcare law is a prime example.
For the past five years I have had the rare privilege of serving as the representative in the U.S. Congress for Virginia’s Fifth District.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Robert Hurt.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released a statement Wednesday announcing his intention to not seek re-election in 2016.
UVA politics professor Larry Sabato tweeted Tuesday that Fifth District Republican Congressman Robert Hurt will be retiring from Congress.
Upon returning home, our Vietnam veterans were not always welcomed in the manner they should have been – and that is a dark mark on our nation’s history.
We are a nation founded on the rule of law. The rule of law centers on the premise that in our democratic republic, the laws of the land reflect the will of the people. The rule of law also requires that it be faithfully applied to everyone – regardless of who they are.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) recently introduced the Supporting Home Owners Rights Enforcement (SHORE) Act, H.R. 2929, along with Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-North Carolina), Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia), Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-Virginia), and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma).
As we celebrate the birth of our great nation, we remember all of those who have sacrificed so much so that we may be free and those who continue to defend our American way of life for future generations.
I traveled across the Fifth District and met with many veterans from Henry County to Brunswick County and from Fauquier County to Danville.
As we observe Memorial Day, we remember with gratitude all of those brave men and women who have defended our great nation, and we pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To all of those who are and have been members of our armed forces – thank you for all that you do in the name of American liberty.
Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with nearly 300 local elected officials who join me in representing the two cities, 21 counties, and 39 towns that make up Virginia’s Fifth District.
Last week, the House passed its annual budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. A budget is a vision that demonstrates our priorities for the nation and illustrates what choices need to be made to responsibly allocate our limited resources to fulfill those priorities.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s annual State of the Union Address.
This week, we in the House continued to address two of the most urgent priorities I hear about from Fifth District Virginians.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 33, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act.
It is my hope that our colleagues in the Senate will take up the good bills coming out of the House and join us in advancing policies to build a stronger America for our children and grandchildren.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) voted in favor of two bills that Republicans are touting as protecting American workers from President Obama’s healthcare law.
As I travel across the Fifth District, I consistently hear about the numerous negative impacts high fuel costs create. High gas prices hurt families trying to pay their bills, making it more expensive to fill their tanks and increasing the price of groceries and other goods.
As this year comes to a close, so too does the 113th Congress. I believe that we as a country have much to look forward to as a new year and a new 114th Congress begin.
Congress failed, once again, to follow an open and transparent legislative process and, instead, waited until the last minute to cobble together a massive 1600-page $1.1 trillion spending omnibus for the U.S. government.
Our nation’s outdated and complicated tax code is a perfect example of the federal government standing in the way of strengthening our economy for our nation’s families and small businesses.