Congressman Richard Nugent

Representing the 11th District of Florida

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Apr 5, 2014 Weekly Report

Typically, when I sign off this letter each week, I end it with an appeal to the reader that if you have an idea or a concern, to please let me know. I wanted to give you all a little proof this week that it really does help.

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Mar 15, 2014 Weekly Report

Just a quick update for you this week on where we stand in the budget process. First off, as you all probably know, we’re officially into budget season now. The President’s budget was released earlier this month and we’ve been going through it thoroughly.

Feb 15, 2014 Weekly Report

How do I write the newsletter this week and keep it civil?  Deep breaths I suppose… This week, your United States Congress voted to turn off the military retiree cuts that passed just before Christmas. If you’ve been receiving this newsletter for a while, you know how bewildered and frustrated I was that Congress decided to cut military pensions in the first place. I voted against it twice.

Feb 9, 2014 Weekly Report

Unless you spend a lot of time on federal lands or you are directly impacted by water rights in California, this week’s legislative activity probably isn’t going to be all that interesting to you.  So in lieu of rehashing all of the technical amendments and details of the most recent floor activity, I wanted to try to use this week’s letter to explain the stir caused by the latest economic proj

Feb 1, 2014 Weekly Report

Short week in Washington this week.  The House passed legislation reaffirming no taxpayer funding for abortion and finished up consideration (after months and months of delay) on the Farm Bill.  Since both of those issues are pretty well known to people, I wanted to draw your attention this week to a piece of legislation I just introduced going after the NSA’s targeting

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:

Sep 24, 2013 Press Release

 

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following unanimous passage in the House of his amendment protecting National Guard technicians from furloughs, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

Aug 30, 2013 Press Release

(SPRING HILL, FL) In the midst of growing signs of likely military intervention in Syria, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) sent the following letter to the President of the United States: Dear Mr.

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Aug 2, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Following introduction of his legislation to provide reciprocity for individuals holding concealed-carry licenses, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement: “If I have a driver’s license issued by the state of Florida and I drive all the way across the country to California, my driver’s license is valid the entire way.

Aug 2, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Following news reports of an IRS employee in Kentucky who allegedly accessed IRS servers to obtain taxpayers’ identities for the purposes of fraudulently collecting benefits, Rep.

Jun 14, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement: “As a new member of the House Armed Services Committee, this was my first opportunity to see the Defense Authorization all the way through the process. It’s an enormous bill and covers each and every program within the Department of Defense.

Apr 15, 2013 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following the deadly bombing attack in Boston today, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement: “After 37 years in law enforcement, I have seen unspeakable tragedies and individuals who feel no remorse at killing innocent people. But days like today always serve as a shocking reminder of what some people are capable of.

Apr 5, 2014 Weekly Report

Typically, when I sign off this letter each week, I end it with an appeal to the reader that if you have an idea or a concern, to please let me know. I wanted to give you all a little proof this week that it really does help.

Mar 15, 2014 Weekly Report

Just a quick update for you this week on where we stand in the budget process. First off, as you all probably know, we’re officially into budget season now. The President’s budget was released earlier this month and we’ve been going through it thoroughly.

Feb 15, 2014 Weekly Report

How do I write the newsletter this week and keep it civil?  Deep breaths I suppose… This week, your United States Congress voted to turn off the military retiree cuts that passed just before Christmas. If you’ve been receiving this newsletter for a while, you know how bewildered and frustrated I was that Congress decided to cut military pensions in the first place. I voted against it twice.

Feb 9, 2014 Weekly Report

Unless you spend a lot of time on federal lands or you are directly impacted by water rights in California, this week’s legislative activity probably isn’t going to be all that interesting to you.  So in lieu of rehashing all of the technical amendments and details of the most recent floor activity, I wanted to try to use this week’s letter to explain the stir caused by the latest economic proj

Feb 1, 2014 Weekly Report

Short week in Washington this week.  The House passed legislation reaffirming no taxpayer funding for abortion and finished up consideration (after months and months of delay) on the Farm Bill.  Since both of those issues are pretty well known to people, I wanted to draw your attention this week to a piece of legislation I just introduced going after the NSA’s targeting

Jan 19, 2014 Weekly Report

Quick follow up from last week…  As most of you probably know, Congress overwhelmingly passed the Ryan-Murray budget agreement before we broke for the holidays.  I voted “no” on the budget and I laid out my reasons for doing so in that week’s SITREP.

Jan 11, 2014 Weekly Report

This wasn’t a particularly busy week in Washington, but there was one particular piece of legislation that I did want to make sure was on your radar screen.

Jan 4, 2014 Weekly Report

For those of you who saw this newsletter before the holiday, the first little part of this week’s report will be a bit of a repeat.  But for those who didn’t see it, I wanted to explain the budget deal that passed, why I opposed it, and what’s happening now to undo part of it.

Dec 14, 2013 Weekly Report

On Thursday, December 12th, the House passed a bipartisan budget deal worked out by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and his Senate counterpart, Senator Patty Murray. The deal passed overwhelmingly, with huge support from both sides. 

I voted against it. It wasn’t an easy decision.

Dec 7, 2013 Weekly Report

This week was the second to last week of the legislative year. And since Congress doesn’t do anything until the very last minute, that means it was a very quiet week. On Tuesday, however, a mad scramble to finish up the nation’s business is likely to begin.