Congressman Richard Nugent

Representing the 11th District of Florida

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Jun 18, 2016 Weekly Report

A week ago, our neighbors to the east suffered a homegrown terrorist attack.  The shooter was an American citizen.  His father (from Afghanistan) is an open and vocal supporter of the Taliban.  As more information trickled out, it became clear that the shooter had been investigated multiple times by the FBI, had been placed on the terrorist watch list and had been removed.  Had the shooter rema

Jun 12, 2016 Weekly Report

This past weekend Wendy and I were helping one of our sons, who is now a Major in the Army, and his young family move into a new house.

May 28, 2016 Weekly Report

Not much to report this week that you haven’t already heard.  The House was set to consider the annual Energy and Water Appropriations bill, but between increased spending levels over last year and a poison pill amendment successfully inserted by a House Democrat, the bill went down in flames (112-305).  It’s unclear whether or not the Appropriations Committee will make

May 21, 2016 Weekly Report

We’ve got a few big items for you this week:  House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, the Military Construction/VA appropriations bill and a significant federal resource package to combat the impending Zika threat.

May 14, 2016 Weekly Report

Well, this marks another week that we actually got something done in Washington (trying not to let arms tire from patting selves on back).  In yet another moment of bipartisan and bicameral support, the Senate and the House came together to pass meaningful legislation aimed at addressing the ever-growing opioid epidemic. Even the President is on board with our plan.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Following the release of the President’s proposed budget, Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) issued the following statement:

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:

Jun 18, 2016 Weekly Report

A week ago, our neighbors to the east suffered a homegrown terrorist attack.  The shooter was an American citizen.  His father (from Afghanistan) is an open and vocal supporter of the Taliban.  As more information trickled out, it became clear that the shooter had been investigated multiple times by the FBI, had been placed on the terrorist watch list and had been removed.  Had the shooter rema

Jun 12, 2016 Weekly Report

This past weekend Wendy and I were helping one of our sons, who is now a Major in the Army, and his young family move into a new house.

May 28, 2016 Weekly Report

Not much to report this week that you haven’t already heard.  The House was set to consider the annual Energy and Water Appropriations bill, but between increased spending levels over last year and a poison pill amendment successfully inserted by a House Democrat, the bill went down in flames (112-305).  It’s unclear whether or not the Appropriations Committee will make

May 21, 2016 Weekly Report

We’ve got a few big items for you this week:  House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, the Military Construction/VA appropriations bill and a significant federal resource package to combat the impending Zika threat.

May 14, 2016 Weekly Report

Well, this marks another week that we actually got something done in Washington (trying not to let arms tire from patting selves on back).  In yet another moment of bipartisan and bicameral support, the Senate and the House came together to pass meaningful legislation aimed at addressing the ever-growing opioid epidemic. Even the President is on board with our plan.

Apr 30, 2016 Weekly Report

I’ve got a rare bright spot to tell you all about this week.  In the midst of an extraordinarily unproductive time in Washington, one vital piece of legislation is still being thoughtfully crafted, carefully deliberated, and overwhelmingly approved.  That bill, my friends, is the annual National Defense Authorization Act.  Any longtime readers of this newsletter will know how this process works

Apr 23, 2016 Weekly Report

Over the past five years I have received countless letters from constituents expressing a general distaste for the Internal Revenue Service. And let me tell you, I share in the frustration. Although another tax day has come and gone, the IRS is always lurking.

Feb 27, 2016 Weekly Report

Earlier this week, and in an unconvincing fashion, the President tried to tell the American people (again) that permanently closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay would be a good idea. Since stepping into office, he has released 147 prisoners, stopped the admission of new detainees and now is looking for a way to bring a large number of them into the American prison system.

Feb 13, 2016 Weekly Report

The President released his budget on Tuesday and it was much of what we have come to expect out of his office: more taxes, more spending, and more debt. It even included an inexplicable $10-a-barrel tax on oil. You think the oil companies will incur this cost? Absolutely not.

Feb 6, 2016 Weekly Report

This upcoming Tuesday, the President is set to unveil his budget proposal for 2017. With reports seeping out over the past week, it appears this plan is shaping up to be one of the most costly yet – cutting where we are most vulnerable and spending where we cannot afford another dime.