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March 22, 2019 Newsletter
This week I was back in the 5th District. It was great to be at home with my family and meeting with constituents like you. It was a packed week with stops in Mecklenburg, Appomattox, Albemarle, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, and more!
March 19, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Denver Riggleman went on a tour of the University of Virginia Pain Clinic and participated in a roundtable discussion on opioid addiction.
March 15, 2019 Newsletter
This week was a big week for my office-- The House voted on and passed my First bill, the FinCEN Improvement Act of 2019. This bipartisan bill, which I cosponsored with Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, is a critical component of financial law enforcement. FinCEN is charged with promoting national security by safeguarding our financial system and this bill updates FinCEN’s mission to make it more efficient and effective.
March 14, 2019 Press Release

Today Congressman Denver Riggleman went to Facebook Live to communicate with his constituents about H.R. 1414, the FinCEN Improvement Act.  Mr. Riggleman cosponsored this bipartisan legislation with Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA).  The bill enhances law enforcement and national security measures designed to protect our financial system.  H.R.

March 14, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County, Cumberland County, and Nelson County.
March 12, 2019 Press Release
U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.1414, the FinCEN Improvement Act of 2019. Congressman Denver Riggleman was the lead Republican sponsor on this bill. H.R.1414 strengthens the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and ensures our law enforcement agencies have a clear directive from Congress to take on all challenges facing our financial system.
March 8, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman and House Republicans blasted the politicization of the CFPB in a hearing this Thursday. The House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled "Putting Consumers First? A Semi-Annual Review of the CFPB" featured testimony from CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger. House Republicans used this hearing as an opportunity to stand up for consumers and small businesses and against the politicization of the bureau.
March 8, 2019 Newsletter
Last night I took a very difficult vote. Not difficult to decide on, but difficult to comprehend. H.Res. 183 was a resolution that passed the House last night condemning anti-Semitism as contradictory to the values of the United States. This is the second time we’ve had a resolution like this in the House of Representatives and I find it appalling that it takes a resolution from Congress to decide this. We also voted on H.R. 1, a Democratic bill that would weaken the voting system of the American people and take over elections D.C. Democrat style. This bill is a hog trough for swamp pigs.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Virginia Republican Congressional Caucus, Virginia Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan McDougle, Virginia House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert, and Republican Party of Virginia jointly issued the following statement in condemnation of anti-Semitism: "All that is required for evil to prevail is for men and women of goodwill to stand by and do nothing.”


In The News

March 19, 2019 In The News

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- All private group and individual health insurance plans would be required to cover medically necessary services resulting from birth defects under bipartisan federal legislation introduced Tuesday in both the House and Senate.

March 12, 2019 In The News
Virginia’s 5th District Republican congressman is working to make Wintergreen Mountain safer. Denver Riggleman is teaming up with first responders to add a second entry and exit point to the mountaintop in case of emergency, but that effort will require some federal help. On Monday, March 11, Riggleman met with the National Park Service to discuss the project. For Riggleman, a Nelson County businessman, this project hits close to home.
March 8, 2019 In The News

Watch here: Congressman Denver Riggleman spoke on the anti-Semitism resolution in the House and the resolution proposing term limits for members of Congress

March 4, 2019 In The News
Virginia Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman has weighed in on the potential move of the U.S. Post Office outside of the town of Washington, saying if that were to happen then “Washington would be the only county seat in the Commonwealth of Virginia without a post office.”
March 4, 2019 In The News

CROZET, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A Crozet family's experience with their son's rare condition is inspiring change to close insurance coverage gaps for medical procedures for kids with congenital anomalies.

February 21, 2019 In The News
Virginia Congressman Denver Riggleman of the 5th District is updating constituents about four bills he introduced last week. The Republican representative hosted a Facebook Live event on Tuesday morning which he says is part of his pledge to remain transparent while in office.
February 15, 2019 In The News
Rep. Denver Riggleman, a Virginia Republican, discusses the budget negotiations to avert a federal government shutdown and the state of U.S.-China trade relations. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
February 12, 2019 In The News
Congressman Riggleman spoke with Outnumbered on Fox News to discuss issues in Virginia politics.
January 24, 2019 In The News


Congressman Denver Riggleman is working to bring change to the 5th District, and the representative from Nelson County is starting right in his own backyard at Wintergreen Resort.

The resort currently has just one entry and exit route, which firefighters say is a major safety hazard.