Congressman Richard Nugent

Representing the 11th District of Florida

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Dec 13, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, I’ve got a lot to report so I’ll get right to it. This week, amidst all of the focus on the government funding bill, there was a significant piece of legislation that you deserve to be aware of. Very quickly and very quietly, Congress passed the authorization bill for the nation’s intelligence agencies. As many of you many know from past years, the actual text of t

Nov 22, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, it happened. The President announced his executive amnesty plan. As I explained to a reporter Thursday night, it seems like the deeper into his presidency that he gets, the more support the President loses among the American people. And the more support he loses, the more he tries to go it alone. His remaining supporters will tell you this is leadership. I disagree.

Nov 15, 2014 Weekly Report

Well… we saw some progress this week. As you may have heard, the Democrats in the Senate have agreed to allow a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Even the less cynical people in Washington will readily admit that this is just a ploy to help out a vulnerable incumbent Democrat facing a runoff election for Senate next month. Regardless though, it’s a welcome development for a country tired of not

Nov 7, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, it’s done. The noise and ruckus of the campaign has stopped. There’s nothing left to do now but govern.    

Nov 1, 2014 Weekly Report

On Thursday night, a military coup was brewing in Burkina Faso. By the time newspapers had been delivered in America Friday morning, it was all over. The president of that country had been overthrown and a general had declared himself in control. Cars burned in front of parliament, broken glass was everywhere, and thousands had taken to the streets.

May 30, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Following the announcement of Secretary Shinseki's resignation, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

May 29, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Following adoption of his amendment to the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill for FY 2015, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

May 21, 2014 Press Release
(Spring Hill, FL) –Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) to host Military Service Academy Open House: 

“I am very proud to announce the details for the 2014 Service Academy Open House. 
May 16, 2014 Press Release

(Spring Hill, FL) – Following media reports that secret lists plaguing the VA may also be occurring at the VA facility in Gainesville, FL, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

 

Issues:
May 2, 2014 Press Release
(Spring Hill, FL) –Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) to host Military Service Academy Open House: 

“I am very proud to announce the details for the 2014 Service Academy Open House.

 

May 1, 2014 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following consideration of his amendment to the Leg Branch Appropriations bill blocking members from leasing cars with official funds, Rep.
Jan 16, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following introduction of his legislation blocking the NSA from collecting domestic metadata on Americans, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

Oct 3, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Rich Nugent (FL-11) announced today that he will still be hosting his annual Hernando County Veterans Benefits Resource Fair on October 5th, 2013.

 

Who:  Rep. Rich Nugent, District Staff, representatives from various veterans organizations

Sep 27, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following introduction of his legislation to delay the disastrous flood insurance rate hikes from taking effect, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

Sep 24, 2013 Press Release

(SPRING HILL, FL)  Following the announcement by Duke Energy that they are building a new natural gas plant in Citrus County, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

Dec 13, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, I’ve got a lot to report so I’ll get right to it. This week, amidst all of the focus on the government funding bill, there was a significant piece of legislation that you deserve to be aware of. Very quickly and very quietly, Congress passed the authorization bill for the nation’s intelligence agencies. As many of you many know from past years, the actual text of t

Nov 22, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, it happened. The President announced his executive amnesty plan. As I explained to a reporter Thursday night, it seems like the deeper into his presidency that he gets, the more support the President loses among the American people. And the more support he loses, the more he tries to go it alone. His remaining supporters will tell you this is leadership. I disagree.

Nov 15, 2014 Weekly Report

Well… we saw some progress this week. As you may have heard, the Democrats in the Senate have agreed to allow a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Even the less cynical people in Washington will readily admit that this is just a ploy to help out a vulnerable incumbent Democrat facing a runoff election for Senate next month. Regardless though, it’s a welcome development for a country tired of not

Nov 7, 2014 Weekly Report

Well, it’s done. The noise and ruckus of the campaign has stopped. There’s nothing left to do now but govern.    

Nov 1, 2014 Weekly Report

On Thursday night, a military coup was brewing in Burkina Faso. By the time newspapers had been delivered in America Friday morning, it was all over. The president of that country had been overthrown and a general had declared himself in control. Cars burned in front of parliament, broken glass was everywhere, and thousands had taken to the streets.

Oct 17, 2014 Weekly Report

Dear Friends,

Oct 4, 2014 Weekly Report

Couple of quick updates this week:

Sep 19, 2014 Weekly Report

As I am sure you saw this week, Congress voted to authorize the Department of Defense to train and equip “vetted” Syrian rebels. What many people may have missed is that Congress did not vote on the question of whether or not to authorize the President to continue airstrikes in Iraq.

Sep 13, 2014 Weekly Report

As I’m sure you all saw, the President made his public case on Wednesday for further action against ISIL. I won’t take up your time by reiterating the threat ISIL poses to our allies and our citizens. I think most people are pretty well up to speed on that.

Aug 16, 2014 Weekly Report

n typical August fashion, the news cycle has slowed down a good bit. Not much is happening in the policy world right now. The President is out of town for a couple of weeks and most of us are back in our home states visiting with the good people we represent. That has certainly been the case for me. It’s been wall-to-wall meetings the last couple of weeks – everybody from our local realtors and