Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Rutherford led a bipartisan letter signed by 93 members of Congress to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urging that they not allow seismic testing in the Atlantic to move forward.
BUILD Grants Support Hart Bridge, Innovation Corridor Projects
Washington, D.C. - Today, the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded two Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants that will provide $25 million in federal funding for important projects in Downtown Jacksonville.
Funding Continues the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project
Jacksonville, FL – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded $46 million for the Jacksonville Harbor deep draft navigation project in its FY 2019 Work Plan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) recently wrote an op-ed for Military.com highlighting the House’s work on improving transition assistance for servicemembers in their return to civilian life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a House-Senate package of bills to combat the opioid crisis. This measure supports ongoing efforts to bolster treatment and recovery, enhance preventative measures, and give law enforcement the tools needed to get drugs off the street.
House Passes FY2019 Funding Bills Including Defense, Education, Opioid, and Job Training Resources
Includes Facilities for NS Mayport, NE Florida Water Infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve the House-Senate agreement on H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019.
Local Congressmen Tour Gainesville and Lake City Veterans Medical Centers
GAINESVILLE, FL/LAKE CITY, FL: Last week, House VA Subcommittee on Health Chairman Neal Dunn (FL-02), Congressmen Ted Yoho (FL-03) and John Rutherford (FL-04), conducted oversight visits of the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGHVS) in Gainesville and Lake City.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill.
Legislation Containing Rutherford’s Veterans Armed for Success Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5649, the Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William "Bill" Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act, which makes many improvements to the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) that helps members of the Armed Forces transition back to civilian life.