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May 17, 2019 Newsletter
This week was an exciting week in my office. My bill, “The Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 (H.R. 1037)”, passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday. This bill is the first I have sponsored to be passed by the House.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Congressman Riggleman spoke on the House floor today to honor his neighbor and constituent, David King. Mr. King was the founder of King Family Vineyards in Crozet, Virginia and he passed away on May 2nd of this year.
May 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Denver Riggleman's bill H.R. 1037 the Banking Transparency for Sectioned Persons Act of 2019, passed the House of Representatives with unanimous consent Tuesday evening. This is the first bill sponsored by Congressman Riggleman to be passed by the House.
May 14, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman presented Congressman Jodey Arrington with a University of Virginia flag on Facebook live Monday afternoon to resolve their friendly wager over the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. Riggleman's Alma Mater, the University of Virginia, defeated Congressman Arrington's Texas Tech Red Raiders to win the NCAA Basketball Championship in April.
May 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Denver Riggleman announced the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Virginia’s 5th District today. Albemarle High School sophomore, Mia Liang, placed first for her acrylic piece, “Summer Under the Blue Ridge”.
May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - On Thursday, the House Financial Services Committee passed a bill co-sponsored by Congressman Denver Riggleman. H.R.

May 10, 2019 Newsletter
This week was an important week in the House Financial Services Committee. On Wednesday and Thursday the committee voted on a number of pieces of legislation, including two bills I co-sponsored that would help rural areas access capital and support rural infrastructure development.
May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The bipartisan H.R. 2409  "Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act" passed unanimously through the House Financial Services Committee today.  This bill will make it easier for people in rural parts of America and the 5th District to gain access to capital and investments. 

May 8, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Riggleman gave a speech on the House floor today. He addressed the issue of drug trafficking in the Nelson County region of the 5th District and urged Congress to designate the region as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).  This designation would help law enforcement better protect our communities and increase support for combating drugs.

May 7, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Riggleman applauded a joint decision today made by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor to make available an additional 30,000 H-2B Visas. H-2B temporary non-agricultural worker visas allow for seasonal workers to come to the U.S. and are a critical need for small businesses in the 5th District that rely on temporary laborers to meet the demands of a robust economy. This visa is only available for work that is temporary in nature, such as loggers and workers in the hospitality industry.

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In The News

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.”

April 16, 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.

March 27, 2019 In The News

Congressional Republicans claimed victory Sunday that a letter from Attorney General William Barr summarizing the special counsel investigation ended the debate about whether Donald Trump’s campaign knowingly colluded with the Russian government.

March 27, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The conclusions of the long-awaited report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller have Republicans declaring victory for President Trump, as Democrats demand more answers and pledge further investigations.

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

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