5 th District Virginians Demand A Sensible Energy Policy Dear Friend, This past week, I traveled throughout the 5 th District, making numerous stops in local businesses and neighborhoods in order to talk with Central and Southside Virginians about the pressing issues facing our nation that are most important to them. Whether it was in [...]
Dear Friends, The recent December unemployment report provides welcome news that more jobs were created last month at a time when so many are struggling. And while signifying a step in the right direction nationally, the simple fact remains that there are still too many in Central and Southside Virginia out of work, and there [...]
Editors Note: Being that the Executive,Legislative,Judicial branches of government do not follow the constitution now, what makes anyone think that they will follow an amendment to balance the constitution? Congressman Hurt’s Weekly Column: November 18, 2011 We Need A Constitutional Amendment To Balance Our Budget This past week, the House missed a historic opportunity [...]
Statement By Robert Hurt On Virginia’s Election Results CHATHAM, VA – Robert Hurt released the following statement after last night’s election results in Virginia where Republicans grew their majority in the House of Delegates and put an end to the Democrats’ majority in the State Senate: “I want to thank all of our local and state candidates in the 5th District and [...]
Statement By Robert Hurt On The Latest Unemployment Report WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Robert Hurt (R-VA) today released the following statement after the Department of Labor issued the October unemployment report: “Unemployment continues to remain unacceptably high across the country and in the 5th District. “The continued threat of unnecessary regulations, tax [...]
This past week I held a jobs roundtable with nearly 60 local small business leaders in Danville to talk about the House of Representatives’ pro-growth jobs plan and to hear from our true job creators about ways to help jumpstart our economy.
5th District Virginians from Danville, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Martinsville, Henry, and Franklin attended the roundtable, and the overwhelming message I heard from these small business leaders was that the crushing regulatory environment coming out of Washington is stifling growth and hindering job creation.
Received via email from Robert Hurt: Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th District, makes no one guess how he feels about federal regulations and domestic energy production — two polarizing issues in Congress. Hurt has voted several times on legislation to reduce regulations and increase U.S. energy production since he has been in office. And he is [...]
Washington has a spending problem, not a ‘we don’t tax people enough’ problem, and for the sake of our children and grandchildren, we must rectify this debt crisis by making the tough but necessary choices to force Washington to live within its means, so that we can preserve the American dream for future generations.
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