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July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford introduced legislation to allow job creators who have been in the U.S. on an E-2 investor treaty visa for more than 10 years to apply for legal permanent residence. The bill, H.R. 3265, would also allow the children of these visa holders to remain in the country until they are 26 and apply for work authorization.

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July 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (344-81) to fund the U.S. military and the Department of Defense.

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July 13, 2017 Press Release
Rutherford’s “Julian Woods Yellow Ribbon Program Expansion Act” Included in Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL) issued the following statement after the House Veterans Affairs Committee introduced the bipartisan Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 to modernize the GI Bill.

June 30, 2017 Press Release
Trip Included A Special Visit with Congressman John Rutherford

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (June 30, 2017) – For 18-year-old Mandarin resident Mateo Seslija, the love for American history was his distraction from his medical battle with a germ cell tumor.

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Today, Congressman John Rutherford, along with Congressman Don Beyer, led a bipartisan letter from more than 100 members of Congress to Interior Secretary Zinke voicing concerns with a proposal to issue seismic testing permits for the Atlantic Ocean.

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June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  The United States House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass H.R. 2190, the Streamlining Department of Homeland (DHS) Overhead Act.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rutherford was appointed to serve on the House Judiciary Committee.

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May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford in partnership with Senator Rubio, Senator Nelson, and the entire Florida delegation sent a letter to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to advocate for the basing of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighters at the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville.

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Army Corps of Engineers awarded $17.5 million for the Jacksonville Port deepening project in its FY 2017 Work Plan. This funding will begin construction of the deep draft navigation improvements at JAXPORT.

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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).

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