JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three Florida sea ports moved closer to advancing projects to make harbors deeper, following the release of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spending plan earlier this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman John Rutherford voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a major tax reform measure to reduce the tax burden on individuals, families, and small businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to highlight the importance of beach renourishment and the Jones Act to Northeast Florida following Hurricane Irma.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman John Rutherford introduced H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the 2017 limited opening of recreational and commercial red snapper fishery in South Atlantic federal waters. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council requested the opening after recent scientific information indicated a large increase in the size of the red snapper fishery since 2010.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity voted to advance H.R. 3965, the Veterans Armed for Success Act to the full committee for consideration. This bill creates a grant matching program for organizations that provide job readiness programs for veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04), along with Congressman Al Lawson (FL-05), recently introduced H.R. 3965, the Veterans Armed for Success Act. This legislation creates a grant matching program for organizations that provide job readiness programs for veterans.
Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2266, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act. This supplemental disaster funding package provides an additional $36.5 billion in relief for Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria, as well as wildfire response in the Western U.S.
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Today, Rep. John Rutherford voted in support of H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which passed the House on a 237-189 vote. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act restricts abortions beyond 20 weeks fertilization, the gestational age when unborn children begin to feel pain. Specifically, H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman John Rutherford announced his staff will be holding mobile office hours throughout Florida’s 4th Congressional District. During these meetings, a representative from the Congressman’s staff will be on hand to assist constituents with questions or problems related to federal agencies.
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At ceremonies June 20, the Jacksonville (FL) Transportation Authority (JTA) broke ground for the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center (JRTC), a state-of-the-art transportation hub that will connect local, regional and intercity modes of transportation including fixed-route buses, First Coast Flyer BRT, the Skyway/U²C, intercity bus, rideshare, bikeshare and future Amtrak and commuter rai
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved more than $17 million Wednesday for deepening a portion of the St. Johns River. But with the full cost of the JaxPort dredging estimated in the hundreds of millions of dollars, the newest allocation is just a drop in the river.
The money is part of the Army Corps’ work plan, which details the group’s annual priorities.
Sgt. Billy Irvin’s Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Facebook photograph received 1,255 shares, 655 comments and 6,000 reactions within the first two hours of its posting Thursday afternoon, and numbers kept climbing.
Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A $57 million building with a very modern look will be going up in the historic LaVilla area, just west of downtown.
Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, scored another win in his efforts to reform the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) this week as the U.S. House passed a reform measure from him without opposition.