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.
Jacksonville, FL – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4) is pleased to announce the nominations of 47 students to be considered for appointments to the United States Air Force Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Military Academy, and United States Merchant Marine Academy. Each student completed a rigorous application process and underwent an interview with a panel of former milita
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) made the following statement regarding this evening’s State of the Union address:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States House of Representatives unanimously voted today to pass H.R. 4555, the DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced their proposal to open up waters off Florida’s coasts to oil and gas exploration:
To watch Congressman Rutherford’s floor speech in support of hurricane relief, click HERE.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement after the House passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee unanimously voted to advance H.R. 4242, the VA Care in the Community Act, to the full House for consideration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) and the Fix NICS Act, two commonsense measures aimed at preventing violence. The bills now advance to the full House for consideration.
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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.