WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Robert Hurt (R-VA) today released the following statement after opposing H.R. 1473, the long term continuing resolution: “Last November, the people of the 5th District sent a clear and urgent message that they want to see real change in Washington. They want to see an end to business as usual in our [...]
The following is a letter from Tea Party Patriot, Ron Scearce to Congressman Robert Hurt in response to Hurts delusional and discouraging attitude during the meeting with the Tea Party in Danville last week… With a heavy heart, I write this letter to Rep. Hurt in the hope that he will open his eyes and [...]
This past week in Congress we continued to focus on cutting spending and reducing unnecessary regulations to help create a better economic environment for job growth. With the Democrat-led Senate and White House remaining absent in putting forth a long term budget plan that seriously tackles our massive debt and deficits, the House voted to [...]
I received this email today from a Danville resident. It contains a transcript and video of Robert Hurt’s message on the CR. I personally think that the Republican Party needs to grow a spine and let the government shut down. Most Americans think this…those that are not on welfare. I hope this “one step closer” [...]
The 5th District Economy Needs The Freedom To Grow Dear Friend, It was great to be back in Central and Southside Virginia for the past week. I believe that my ability to be a good representative in Congress depends on listening to and hearing from the people across the 5th District, and this past work [...]
Dear Friend, This past week, the House debated HR 1, the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act. This bill would fund the government through September 30th of this year at $100 billion less than the amount President Obama requested in his Fiscal Year 2011 budget. Given the current fiscal crisis that faces the 5th District and [...]
“Robert’s opposition to the Rooney Amendment was a vote to prevent a devastating $100 billion monopoly to a single-source contractor that would have driven up costs for Central and Southside Virginians. Robert’s vote against the Amendment was one to strengthen the fundamental free market principle of competition and save taxpayers in the 5th District as [...]
Dear Friend, Next week, President Obama will release his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2012. It is my hope that the proposal will reflect the clear message sent by the people on Election Day, that in order to create jobs and grow the economy we must get our fiscal house in order. Unfortunately, the Administration’s [...]
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