Press Releases

February 8, 2019 Press Release
DOT Secretary Visits Jacksonville to Praise Transformational Projects

Jacksonville, FL – Today, Congressman John Rutherford joined Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao, Mayor Lenny Curry, Congressman Al Lawson, Jr.

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January 29, 2019 Press Release
Appointed to Veterans, Transportation, and Homeland Security Subcommittees

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4) made the below statement after the announcement that he will continue to serve on the House Appropriations Committee in the 116th Congress. He is appointed to the Subcommittees on Homeland Security, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development.

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January 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) took to the House floor in response to Democrats in Congress calling the border situation a “Manufactured Crisis.”Rutherford voted to fully fund government operations and much-needed border security measures on December 20, 2018.

Congressman Rutherford said:

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December 10, 2018 Press Release

Jacksonville, FL – Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) is pleased to announce the nominations of 43 students to be considered for appointments to the United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy, and the United States Naval Academy.

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December 6, 2018 Press Release

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.

December 6, 2018 Press Release
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.

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November 21, 2018 Press Release
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.

November 19, 2018 Press Release

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.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

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.

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September 26, 2018 Press Release
House Passes FY2019 Funding Bills Including Defense, Education, Opioid, and Job Training Resources

 

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