On the Hill with Denver Riggleman
February 14, 2020
Washington D.C.–Congressman Riggleman recently introduced H.R.5844 the ACCESS Rural America Act, a bill to provide regulatory relief to small broadband companies so they can raise capital and add investors without being required to file costly SEC reporting requirements.
Washington D.C.– Yesterday, Congressman Denver Riggleman gave a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives honoring the service of former Fluvanna County Fire Chief Mike Brent. The Congressman thanked Chief Brent for his years of faithful service to our community.
Washington, D.C.-Congressman Denver Riggleman tweeted the following statement this afternoon following the acquittal of President Donald Trump:
Washington D.C. – Congressman Denver Riggleman gave a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives opposing the attempt by Democrats to strip the President of his authority to use military force in the Middle East. Before coming to Congress, Rep. Riggleman worked with the National Security Agency to protect troops serving in the Middle East and North Africa.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-5th, and law enforcement personnel are taking major steps to address drug trafficking in Central and Western Virginia.
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).
Though Rep. Denver Riggleman may be new to public office, he said it was his goal to hit the ground running.
It wouldn’t be untrue to call Denver Riggleman “the accidental congressman.”