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June 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Denver Riggleman released the following statement today following reports that the Russian government offered bounties for the killing of American service members:

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Denver Riggleman announced the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Virginia’s 5th District today. Park View High School junior, Isabella Raneri, placed first for her acrylic piece, “ASAP Rocky With City Skyline”.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Denver Riggleman gave a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives today in strong opposition to H.R. 5332 and in defense of consumer protections.  The “Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2019” would create a database compiling the three major credit reporting agencies and would put consumer data at risk.

June 26, 2020 Newsletter

I am excited to be back in Washington working to find solutions to the difficult issues facing our nation.

June 12, 2020 Newsletter


During these challenging times, I am continuing to work for you.

June 5, 2020 Newsletter


These are difficult times. George Floyd’s family deserves justice and Congress needs to do its part. That’s why I am calling on Speaker Pelosi and asking her to bring Congress back into session. 

June 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C.–During a House Financial Services Virtual Subcommittee hearing today, Congressman Denver Riggleman questioned witnesses on how Congress can better serve businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The virtual hearing, entitled Promoting Inclusive Lending During the Pandemic: Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions, featured a wide ranging

May 29, 2020 Newsletter

On the Hill with Denver Riggleman 

May 29, 2020


May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C.– Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) gave a video address today supporting the rights of the people of Hong Kong.  This comes following an announcement from the Communist Chinese Government that would greatly reduce the freedoms enjoyed by the people of Hong Kong.


In The News

November 13, 2019 In The News

This Veterans Day is a very special one for me, as it is my first since I was sworn into Congress. I served in our nation’s military long before I became a congressman- and long before I was involved in political life. I still think of myself as a veteran before congressman.

November 7, 2019 In The News

I've spent my adult life doing three things: hunting down terrorists, making whiskey and fighting against the government's ability to weaponize regulations against businesses and entrepreneurs.

October 16, 2019 In The News

Politics didn’t matter to the 3- to 5-year-olds in the Head Start class at STEP, Inc., in Rocky Mount last week when U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Nelson) paid them a visit. The first-term congressman, who was there to learn more about the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, along with STEP’s other services, didn’t seem to mind, either.

September 3, 2019 In The News

Farmers from across Virginia’s 5th Congressional District met with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Albemarle County to discuss agriculture issues, such as labor, hemp farming and various regulations.

July 1, 2019 In The News


Virginia Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman weighs in on the passage of a bill allocating $4.6 billion to address the crisis at the southern border. 

Watch the full interview with Congressman Riggleman here.

June 3, 2019 In The News

Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-5th, and law enforcement personnel are taking major steps to address drug trafficking in Central and Western Virginia.

May 20, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a bill this week that would require the Department of the Treasury to report semiannually on financial services provided to benefit a state sponsor of terrorism.

The Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 (H.R. 1037) was sponsored by Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA).

April 23, 2019 In The News

Though Rep. Denver Riggleman may be new to public office, he said it was his goal to hit the ground running.

April 23, 2019 In The News

It wouldn’t be untrue to call Denver Riggleman “the accidental congressman.”