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Scott Rigell's Public Statements on Issue: Government Budget and Spending

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 2, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Spending
May 29, 2015 Daily Press - Trafficking crack downs aided by new laws
May 1, 2015 House Passed Appropriations Bills Benefit Hampton Roads
April 9, 2015 Pilot Online - Rigell Fields Questions on Guns, Gays, Grass, and Debt
March 25, 2015 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - Prohibition of Funding for the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
March 25, 2015 Rigell Supports House Budget
March 24, 2015 Rigell Supports House Budget
Feb. 23, 2015 Letter to Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, Senators of Virginia - Stop Blocking DHS Funding Bill
Feb. 12, 2015 End Sequestration
Jan. 15, 2015 Rigell Supports Bill to Defund President's Immigration Executive Order
Dec. 11, 2014 Rigell Supports 2015 Spending Bill
Nov. 20, 2014 Rigell Elected to Powerful Appropriations Committee for 114th Congress
July 31, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - FY2015 National Defense Authorization Act
July 22, 2014 Rigell Supports Bill to Freeze Hezbollah's Foreign Financial Assets
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
May 1, 2014 Rigell Votes to Freeze Pay for Members of Congress
April 10, 2014 Rigell Supports Plan to Wisely Control Federal Spending, Ease Burden Caused by Defense Sequester
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Potential Ban of Tobacco Sales throughout the Navy
March 12, 2014 The Rigell Report: The Biggest Threat to Our Defense Budget
Feb. 14, 2014 The Rigell Report: Our Nation's Debt
Jan. 15, 2014 House Passes Funding Bill to Relieve Squester Pain, Reduce the Deficit, Ease Budget Uncertainty
Dec. 19, 2013 Rigell Co-Sponsors Legislation to Restore One Percent COLA Reduction to Military Retirement Benefits
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
Oct. 16, 2013 Rigell Supports Bipartisan Deal to Reopen Government
Oct. 16, 2013 Norfolk Virginian-Pilot - Va. Senators Still Have Hope a Deal Can Be Reached
Oct. 10, 2013 Rigell Proposes the 'America First' Plan, a Specific Proposal to Reopen Government, Reform Mandatory Spending and Avoid Default
Oct. 9, 2013 House Of Representatives Moves To Ensure Military Death Benefits Are Paid In Full And On Time
Oct. 4, 2013 House to Consider Legislation Providing Backpay to Furloughed Federal Workers
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
Aug. 1, 2013 Wavy - Rigell Wants Congress to Keep Working
July 27, 2013 Huffington Post - Scott Rigell Calls To Cancel House's August Recess
July 26, 2013 Roll Call - Scott Rigell: Cancel the August Recess
July 25, 2013 House Passes FY2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
July 24, 2013 The Hill - GOP Lawmaker: House Should Skip Summer Break Until Spending Bills Done
July 19, 2013 Rigell Calls on Congress to Stay in Session Through August to Pass Appropriations Bills
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 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - DOD Audit
Feb. 26, 2013 Rigell Statement on Meeting with President Obama Regarding Sequestration
Feb. 19, 2013 Sequestration: The House and Senate Should Return to Washington to Focus on Urgent Issues
Feb. 15, 2013 Virginia Senators, House Members Speak Out Against Sequestration's Effects
Feb. 12, 2013 Press Release: Rigell Statement on President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Speech
Jan. 23, 2013 Rigell Votes to Hold Congress Accountable with 'No Budget, No Pay'
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