Press Releases

January 15, 2021 Press Release
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January 3, 2021 Press Release
President Trump Signs the Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act of 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump has signed into law the Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act of 2020, a bill introduced in the House by Representative John Rutherford (R-FL) and Representative David Trone (D-MD).

December 1, 2020 Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Last night, Representative John Rutherford (FL-04) announced this year’s nominees to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), United States Military Academy (USMA), and the United States Naval Academy (USNA). Rep. Rutherford congratulated the 34 nominees at the Allen D.

October 16, 2020 Press Release
Resolution would designate November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen John Rutherford (FL-04) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, introduced legislation to designate November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

September 23, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation now heads to president’s desk for signature

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation, first introduced by Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) and Congressman Michael Waltz (FL-06), to name a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in St. Johns County after Army Private First Class Leo C. Chase, Jr., the first man from St.

September 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rutherford applauds President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States will officially close federal waters off the coast of Florida to offshore drilling through 2032.

July 23, 2020 Press Release
New Legislation to Protect and Restore Our Public Lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) released the following statement after supporting the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act:

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July 20, 2020 Press Release
Visit and Roundtable at Sulzbacher’s EnVision Center

Jacksonville, FL – Today, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) joined the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson at Sulzbacher’s EnVision Center, which provides supportive services for the homeless population in Northeast Florida.

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May 26, 2020 Press Release
New Legislation to Impose Sanctions on the Chinese Communist Party

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) is now an original cosponsor of the COVID-19 Accountability Act. This legislation, introduced by Representative Doug Collins (R-GA), would grant authority to the president to place sanctions on the Chinese Communist Party if they do not cooperate with an investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak.

May 12, 2020 Press Release
Georgetown University and Lugar Center Release New Annual Rankings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) was named in the top 10 percent of the 2019 congressional Bipartisan Index. Released annually by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy and The Lugar Center, the Bipartisan Index measures how well members of Congress work across party lines.

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