Press Releases

October 12, 2017 Press Release

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.

October 3, 2017 Press Release
Praises State, Local, Federal Officials and Promises Resources to FL, PR, USVI

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October 3, 2017 Press Release

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.

September 26, 2017 Press Release

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.

September 13, 2017 Press Release
Includes Grants for Home Repairs, Small Business Loans, Rental Assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  As Northeast Florida begins to recover from Hurricane Irma, Congressman Rutherford pointed residents to federal disaster relief programs that can help with recovery. 

September 8, 2017 Press Release

August 21, 2017 Press Release
President Also Signs Into Law Legislation to Authorize New VA Clinic in Jacksonville

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford issued the following statement after President Trump signed into law two important bills for veterans - the Harry W.

August 6, 2017 Press Release

Jacksonville, Fla. – This week, Congressman John Rutherford will travel to Israel as part of a delegation of Members of Congress to meet with various leaders in the region including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas.

August 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman John Rutherford voted for H.R.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives John Rutherford (FL-04) and Al Lawson (FL-05) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed S.