Press Releases

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement:

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after voting in support of the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) Defense Appropriations bill:

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March 8, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after his legislation, H.R. 1294 was considered at the meeting of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

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March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rutherford along with the Florida Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Mattis and Acting Naval Secretary Stackley urging them to fully fund the infrastructure to allow the Navy to base nuclear aircraft carriers at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville. In 2010, the U.S.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford introduced H.R. 1294, the Reducing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Cost Growth Act.

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February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul of the House Committee on Homeland Security appointed Congressman John Rutherford to the newly-created Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry into the United States. This position on the Committee expands the work already being done to stop terrorists from entering the United States.

February 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommitte on Economic Opportunity Held a hearing to examine union activities at the Department of Veterans' Affairs. View Congressman Rutherford's remarks from the hearing here.

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) applauded the Navy’s decision to make Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville the East Coast Forward Operating Base for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. The MQ-4C Triton drone system specializes in maritime information, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions.  It can monitor the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean

February 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at the House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on border security, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4) discussed coastal border safety with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly.

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