Congressman Richard Nugent

Representing the 11th District of Florida

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May 18, 2015 Weekly Report

If you’re interested in whether or not the NSA can collect your phone calls, this week’s newsletter is for you. And… it’s got some good news and bad news.

May 10, 2015 Weekly Report

Just a quick follow-up update this week on Iran. As you all may have seen, the Senate passed their version of the Iran deal oversight bill by a vote of 98-1. The one “no” vote came from my recent former colleague Tom Cotton. His argument was that the bill should take the form of an actual treaty. Frankly, if it were a treaty, it would not give the House an opportunity to vote, only the Senate.

May 2, 2015 Weekly Report

It’s not often that I get to write you with some heartfelt excitement that Congress is actually functioning as it’s supposed to.  This morning, I get to do just that.

Apr 25, 2015 Weekly Report

Couple bills this week which didn’t receive much attention in the press, but that I very much think you all should be aware of:  H.R 1560 – Protecting Cyber Networks Act and H.R. 1731 – National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act.

Apr 18, 2015 Weekly Report

With tax day just behind us, I’m sure you don’t need any reminder of how expensive and frustrating it can be to comply with our tax laws. But this week also marks the milestone in the year when the residents of Florida have collectively worked long enough to pay their state and federal tax burdens.

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:

May 18, 2015 Weekly Report

If you’re interested in whether or not the NSA can collect your phone calls, this week’s newsletter is for you. And… it’s got some good news and bad news.

May 10, 2015 Weekly Report

Just a quick follow-up update this week on Iran. As you all may have seen, the Senate passed their version of the Iran deal oversight bill by a vote of 98-1. The one “no” vote came from my recent former colleague Tom Cotton. His argument was that the bill should take the form of an actual treaty. Frankly, if it were a treaty, it would not give the House an opportunity to vote, only the Senate.

May 2, 2015 Weekly Report

It’s not often that I get to write you with some heartfelt excitement that Congress is actually functioning as it’s supposed to.  This morning, I get to do just that.

Apr 25, 2015 Weekly Report

Couple bills this week which didn’t receive much attention in the press, but that I very much think you all should be aware of:  H.R 1560 – Protecting Cyber Networks Act and H.R. 1731 – National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act.

Apr 18, 2015 Weekly Report

With tax day just behind us, I’m sure you don’t need any reminder of how expensive and frustrating it can be to comply with our tax laws. But this week also marks the milestone in the year when the residents of Florida have collectively worked long enough to pay their state and federal tax burdens.

Apr 13, 2015 Weekly Report

If you’re wondering where I stand on the Iran Nuclear Negotiations, below is an op-ed that I submitted to one of our local papers. As always, I’m interested to know where you all stand – on this or any of the other issues we’ve got coming up. 

Sincerely,
Rich Nugent

Member of Congress

 

Mar 28, 2015 Weekly Report

I’ve got another important budget update for you this week.

Mar 21, 2015 Weekly Report

Well it’s been another bumpy week. The House and Senate have now unveiled their budget proposals. And as you’ve probably seen, Republicans are in a tough spot trying to balance a strong desire to provide the resources our military needs to do the job we’re asking them to do and a strong desire to bring down spending and balance the budget.

Mar 14, 2015 Weekly Report

I’ll keep this very brief this week as there isn’t a lot of news out of Washington that you haven’t already seen. Instead, I wanted to take this opportunity to say a couple things about the tragic training accident that occurred up in the Panhandle earlier this week and what it means in the broader scheme of things.

Feb 21, 2015 Weekly Report

Well, despite the House being out of session this past week, there is a fair amount of news to report on the immigration front. As most of you have probably seen, a federal district court judge issued an injunction against the Department of Homeland Security regarding the President’s executive amnesty.