Press Releases

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Congressman Riggleman questioned Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday in a House Financial Services Committee hearing. Riggleman asked about how HUD was incentivizing opportunity zones to help support economic growth including in southside Virginia.  

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 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.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON- Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Brunswick County, Fauquier County, Lunenburg County, Madison County, Mecklenburg County, and Rappahannock County.