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Scott Rigell's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: E. Scott Rigell
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teri; 4 Children: Lindsey, Mallory, Justus, Shannon
Birth Date: 05/28/1960
Birth Place: Titusville, FL
Home City: Virginia Beach, VA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah James, Secretary of the Air Force - Joint Base Langley-Eustis
June 20, 2014 House Passes FY15 Defense Appropriations Bill
June 13, 2014 Wausau Daily Herald - Ribble Moves to "Condemn" Obama
June 12, 2014 USA Today: Lawmakers seek condemnation of Obama over Bergdahl
June 5, 2014 Rigell Responds to Prisoner Swap
May 22, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Defense Authorization Bill Includes Rigell's War Powers language; environmental cleanup at Wallops; prioritizes safety in equipment procurement; reinstates increase in troop pay
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 8, 2014 Rigell's Language Included in FY15 National Defense Authorization Act
April 5, 2014 Rigell Co-Sponsors Legislation to Protect Military Commissaries
March 12, 2014 The Rigell Report: The Biggest Threat to Our Defense Budget
Feb. 25, 2014 Rigell Response to Secretary of Defense Hagel's FY 2015 Budget Recommendations
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Importance of 11 Carrier Fleet
Jan. 15, 2014 House Passes Funding Bill to Relieve Squester Pain, Reduce the Deficit, Ease Budget Uncertainty
Dec. 12, 2013 Rigell Supports Passage of Budget Agreement and FY14 NDAA
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senator Patty Murray and Representative Paul Ryan - Maintain Defense Spending in House Budget
Sept. 14, 2013 Rigell Responds to Diplomatic Agreement Regarding Syria's Chemical Weapons
Sept. 11, 2013 Rigell Supports Creation of Syrian War Crimes Tribunal
Aug. 31, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript - Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 Politico - On Hill, Deep Skepticism About Syria Engagement
Aug. 15, 2013 WTKR - 14 Ships Set to Go to Mayport Instead of Norfolk if Navy Gets Its Way
Aug. 13, 2013 Newsletter - We Are Not Meeting Our Obligations...
Aug. 6, 2013 Daily Press - Defense Department to Reduce Furloughs from 11 to 6 Days, a Boost for Hampton Roads
Aug. 6, 2013 Rigell Reacts to Pentagon's Decision to Reduce Department of Defense Furlough Days
July 25, 2013 House Passes FY2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
July 24, 2013 Rigell's Amendment to Halt New Infrastructure Projects in Afghanistan Passes House
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 9, 2013 Wavy - Furloughs Begin for HR DoD Workers
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Legal Justification Used to Impose Furloughs
June 17, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - National Defense Authorization Act
June 14, 2013 House Passes Rigell's Legislation to Reaffirm Congress' Constitutional War Powers
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 24, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - ENC Military Bases
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
April 24, 2013 Cummings, Rigell Introduce SEAS Act
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - DOD Audit
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Feb. 26, 2013 Rigell Statement on Meeting with President Obama Regarding Sequestration
Feb. 11, 2013 Letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Admiral Jonathan Greenert - Delay Cancellation of Ship Maintenance
Feb. 11, 2013 Press Release: Rigell Leads Group of Lawmakers in Petitioning the Navy to Delay Cancellation of Surface Ship Maintenance Availabilities
Sept. 13, 2012 Rigell Votes Against Six Month "Stop Gap' to Fund Government
Sept. 13, 2012 Rigell Votes Against Six Month "Stop Gap' to Fund Government
Sept. 13, 2012 House Moves Again to Stop Across-the-Board Defense Cuts
Sept. 13, 2012 House Moves Again to Stop Across-the-Board Defense Cuts
Sept. 12, 2012 Rigell Statement on Recent Attacks on American Diplomatic Mission Posts
Sept. 12, 2012 Rigell Statement on Recent Attacks on American Diplomatic Mission Posts
July 18, 2012 House Says President Must List Specifics of Defense Cuts
June 15, 2012 Statement from Congressman Rigell on Navy Ship News
May 20, 2012 The Rigell Report: Defending Defenders, Fixing Congress
May 18, 2012 Rigell Amendment to Stop Devastating Military Cuts Passes House
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