Press Releases

May 2, 2019 Press Release
Washington-Congressman Denver Riggleman held a press conference Wednesday morning with three other Members of the Freshman Working Group on Addiction. Rep. Riggleman, along with Rep. David Trone (D-MD), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), and Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) introduced a bill to authorize $5 billion in funding for State Opioid Response (SOR) Grants and Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants over five years. This is an important step to combat the opioid crisis that has taken hold across the county.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman spoke on the House floor today and gave a 1-minute speech about Microsoft's recent investment in Southside Virginia. Microsoft recently named Southern Virginia as one of six TechSpark regions in which they will work with businesses, startups, nonprofits and entrepreneurs to address technology challenges in the region. Microsoft will invest over $5 million to build the SOVA Innovation Hub, which will be located in downtown South Boston, Va.
May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington— Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-VA) and Congressman David Scott (D-GA) introduced H.R. 2391, the Improving Rural Access to Power Act of 2019 yesterday.  This bipartisan bill would amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to provide investment authority to support rural infrastructure development.

April 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Charlotte County, Halifax County, and Prince Edward County.
April 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman joined Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other lawmakers on Whip Scalise's annual offshore energy tour. Whip Scalise arranges a tour each year to expose lawmakers to Louisiana's offshore energy industry and educate them on its positive impact on our Nation's economy.
April 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGON – Congressman Denver Riggleman introduced a resolution on Friday afternoon commending the University of Virginia men’s basketball team for winning the 2019 NCAA Championship.  The resolution, H.Res.320, was co-sponsored by members of the Virginia delegation from both sides of the aisle. 

April 15, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05) announced today his staff will be hosting mobile office hours on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Constituents are invited to meet with a representative of the office in Appomattox County, Bedford County, Cumberland County, and Nelson County.
April 12, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Denver Riggleman and the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing yesterday with the CEOs of seven of America’s largest banks.
April 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Denver Riggleman announced that his office will continue accepting 2019 Congressional Art Competition entries for one more week. All high school students who live in the 5th District are encouraged to enter their artwork. The deadline for submissions is April 18, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. 

April 10, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Riggleman joined colleagues in the House of Representatives to deliver special order speeches on disaster relief yesterday. Riggleman used this opportunity to speak about the devastating effect of Hurricanes Florence and Michael on the 5th district.

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