Washington D.C.—Congressman Denver Riggleman held a virtual town hall with members of the Virginia Bankers Association yesterday to discuss the implementation of the Payment Protection Program and issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
I have been working hard in Congress and in the 5th District to help us address the COVID-19 pandemic. I will work to keep you up to date on what is happening and the best practices for keeping you and your family safe.
On the Hill with Denver Riggleman
March 27, 2020
The CARES Act, which is a critical COVID-19 relief package, just passed the House with my support. This package will provide necessary aid for small businesses and the American people. America has the strength to defeat this virus and we will!
On the Hill with Denver Riggleman
March 20, 2020
Washington D.C. – Congressman Denver Riggleman released the following statement following a death from the COVID-19 virus in Virginia:
This week has been dominated by headlines surrounding the COVID-19 virus outbreak. I have set up a District Emergency Response Team in my office to make sure are as prepared as possible and so constituents can receive advice and care.
Washington D.C.—Congressman Denver Riggleman held a telephone town hall Thursday afternoon on the COVID-19 virus outbreak. This follows a video address he gave on the formation of a District Response Team to respond to COVID-19 concerns.
Congressman Denver Riggleman Will Hold A COVID-19 Telephone Townhall Today At 5:00pm
Congressman Denver Riggleman will hold a tele-townhall this afternoon to update constituents on actions they should take to address COVID-19 health concerns and steps Congress is taking to address its spread.
This week Congress passed an emergency funding package to help combat the spread of Coronavirus (COVID19). This $8.3 billion dollar package will be distributed to the agencies that are on the front lines of confronting this virus. It includes funds that will go towards purchasing essential supplies as well as resources for vaccine development.
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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.”