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Robert Hurt introduces bill to improve small business access to capital

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia has introduced the Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R. 5424).


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Robert Hurt: Shifting the focus from permitting to progress

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of landowners, allowing challenges to federal regulatory decisions affecting personal property rights.


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Robert Hurt: Thanking our country’s heroes

As we observe Memorial Day, we remember with gratitude all of those brave men and women who have defended our great nation.


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Robert Hurt: House focused on national debt

When I came to Washington in 2011, we were in the midst of a historic level of fiscal irresponsibility that threatened to drive us into a borrowing crisis.


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Robert Hurt: We must remain committed to those serving our country

The House of Representatives will be considering the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for this year.


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Robert Hurt: First responders are a community’s greatest asset

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to meet with our local first responders throughout Central and Southside Virginia.


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Robert Hurt: Supporting small business is vital

At a time when our economy is struggling, Congress must do everything possible to help small business achieve success.


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Robert Hurt votes to protect retirement security

Rep. Robert Hurt voted in favor of a resolution to nullify a Department of Labor rule to amend the definition of the term “fiduciary.”


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House approves Robert Hurt bill to encourage investment in startups

The House voted to approve a bill that ensures startup companies can connect with angel investors without inadvertently violating SEC rules.


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Robert Hurt: National security calls for realism, not idealism

President Obama’s foreign policy fails to address the threats facing the United States and our allies.


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Robert Hurt: Bringing accountability to the IRS

Virginians remain troubled by the reports of IRS official’s misconduct, and the American people deserve accountability and answers.


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Robert Hurt: Federal, state, local cooperation is key

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.


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Robert Hurt: We need a plan of action

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.


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Robert Hurt: We are here to serve you

While people often associate the work of Congress with debates on legislation, our office provides a variety of additional services.


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Robert Hurt: The Islamic State is waging genocide

U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, embedded with Iraqi forces engaged in the battle against the Islamic State, died from rocket fire.


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Robert Hurt votes to expand broadband access

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released a statement after voting in favor of the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act.


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Robert Hurt: Today’s students are tomorrow’s innovators

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.


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Robert Hurt votes to condemn Islamic State

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of a House resolution condemning the Islamic State.


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Robert Hurt: We must help small business, startups access capital

This past week the Financial Services Committee held our first legislative mark-up of the year, approving 10 bills to reduce regulatory burdens on our Main Street businesses.


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Robert Hurt votes to block EPA rule

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns (BRICK) Act.


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Robert Hurt: Rebuilding from the storm’s destruction

On Wednesday, a deadly storm tore through Virginia’s Fifth District and across a broad swath of the Commonwealth.


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Robert Hurt: The president still fails to deliver plan to defeat ISIS

Last Monday, another important deadline in the fight to defeat the Islamic State came and went with little attention from the media.


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Robert Hurt: Remembering a true American hero

Last Wednesday, Allen Huddleston of Bedford passed away at the age of 97. Mr. Huddleston was the last living member of the Bedford Boys.


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Robert Hurt statement Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget request

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.


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House approves two Robert Hurt jobs bills

The House of Representative passed the Capital Markets Improvement Act by a vote of 265-159 on Wednesday.


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Robert Hurt votes to enhance Iran sanctions

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act.


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Robert Hurt: Budget report paints grim outlook

President Obama has painted a rosy picture of our nation’s economic future, claiming that we have created jobs while cutting deficits.


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Robert Hurt statement on broadening 529 Plan investment options

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued interpretive advice relating to the status of prepaid tuition programs established by members of the College Savings Plan Network.


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Robert Hurt: House Republicans set pro-growth agenda

Earlier this month, Republicans in the House of Representatives met to establish our priorities for the coming year.


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Robert Hurt: The House continues to fight for our national security

We live in a dangerous world, and the threats to the United States only continue to grow when we fail to lead on the world’s stage.


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Robert Hurt introduces bill to encourage I-73 development

Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt introduced a resolution promoting a cooperative effort among states along the Interstate 73 corridor.


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Robert Hurt votes to strengthen sanctions against North Korea

Congressman Robert Hurt released the following statement after voting in favor of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act.