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May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford introduced H.R. 2471, the Terrorist Release Announcements to Counter Extremist Recidivism Act (TRACER Act). This legislation would require that state and local law enforcement be notified when federal prisoners convicted of terrorism charges are released from prison into their communities.  While this information is sometimes shared with local agencies, often it is not, leaving local law enforcement and fusion centers without essential information to monitor security risks in their communities.

 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the American Health Care Act, which repeals and replaces Obamacare:

 

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement:

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after voting in support of the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) Defense Appropriations bill:

March 8, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after his legislation, H.R. 1294 was considered at the meeting of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford introduced H.R. 1294, the Reducing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Cost Growth Act. This bill would hold DHS agencies more accountable in administering their major acquisition programs and would give Congress greater oversight of troubled programs to prevent wasteful spending of taxpayer dollars by agencies like the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

January 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative John Rutherford was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker Paul Ryan on January 3rd, 2017.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The 115th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.