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  • Congress OKs electronic duck stamp to fund conservation

    WASHINGTON Amid a raucous, divisive windup to the 113th Congress, members found agreement on bringing duck stamps into the electronic age. Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, who sponsored a measure to create a nationwide electronic duck stamp...
  • $1.1 trillion federal spending bill advances over opposition

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that survived a nail-biting vote in the House on Thursday night has several important provisions for the Hampton Roads defense community. But that vote was close for a reason: Both Republicans and Democrats object to...
  • They call it "CROmnibus" -- and it gets mixed reviews from Hampton Roads legislators

    It sounds like one of those mechanical monsters from a not-very-good kids’ movie, and CROmnibus (the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015) got mixed reviews from Hampton Roads’ Congressional delegation....
  • Wittman's bay accountability bill passes House, heads to president

    Wittman's bay accountability bill passes House, heads to president
    It's been a long road for a former state shellfish sanitation director-turned-congressman, but Rep. Rob Wittman's six-year effort to turn a more sharply focused eye on Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts is finally headed to President Barack Obama's desk....
  • Tribes deserve recognition

    Millions of children know the story of Pocahontas. They know that, thanks to the help of the Powhatan tribe, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas survived when others had failed. As Virginians, we know Indian tribes have played an...
  • House pushes through defense bill, budget deal awaits

    House pushes through defense bill, budget deal awaits
    The House on Thursday authorized $585 billion in defense spending that contains mixed news on pay and benefits for service members and funds key projects for Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries. The compromise bill now heads to the Senate,...
  • Civil War battlefield measure to be continued, expanded

    When Congress tackles the National Defense Authorization Act, it's usually looking forward -- but the 2015 act will include a proposal introduced by two of Virginia's own, Sen. Tim Kaine and Rep. Rob Wittman, to keep funding a National Park Service...
  • Wittman, Rigell say Obama overstepped authority on immigration

    Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Rep Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach said they voted for legislation to prohibit Presidents from exempting or deferring from certain illegal immigrants. The almost entirely party line vote of 219-197 is a first effort...
  • Warner's, Wittman's Bay cleanup bill approved by Senate

    The U.S. Senate passed a billĀ  sponsored by Sen Mark Warner and Rep Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, to improve how Washington tracks Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts and promote more collaboration in that effort. The Chesapeake Bay Accountability Act now...
  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • Wittman defeats Mosher, Parker in 1st District

    Wittman defeats Mosher, Parker in 1st District
    U.S. Rep Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, will serve another term in Congress after defeating Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker in the 1st District on Tuesday. The complete unofficial results: Wittman, 131,595; Mosher, 72,...