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Congressman Tom Garrett

Representing the 5th District of Virginia

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September 24, 2017 Press Release

This fall, I am honored to help young Virginians interested in being nominated to one of the four U.S. Service Academies- USAFA, USMMA, USMA, and USNA. To be considered for a nomination, applicants must be legal residents of Virginia's Fifth Congressional District.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

In addition to our regular office hours in Charlottesville, Danville and Washington, D.C., our staff will travel to meet with individuals in need of assistance with federal agencies on Tuesday, September 26. To confirm that Local Office Hours will be held according to the schedule, please contact our Danville office at (434) 791-2596 or Charlottesville office at (434) 973-9631. 

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night President Trump formally signed S.J.Res. 49 – a joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017.

September 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the 16th anniversary of the deadly attacks that left thousands dead in the single most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil in the nation’s history.

Considering today’s significance, Fifth District Congressman Tom Garrett offered his respects to the victims and heroes of this day by saying:

September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Garrett, who represents Virginia’s Fifth District including the city of Charlottesville, introduced a House Joint Resolution that mirrors legislation introduced in the Senate condemning hate groups.

September 6, 2017 Columns

As a newcomer to Congress, I cannot help but recall my frustration as a citizen, at how things worked, or perhaps didn’t work in Washington.  Politicians rarely demonstrated the willingness to say ‘no’ to the next good idea, whether or not it was something that should or had previously been within the enumerated role of the federal legislature.  This thinking brought us the federal dominance in

August 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, American Airlines generously committed to donate $150,000 to the Habitat for Humanity in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a letter to Habitat for Humanity, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, stated: “We won’t stand by and let others attempt to tear down the foundation that our country was built upon."  

August 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05) released the following statement regarding this week's launch of the third annual Congressional App Challenge:

July 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05) took the reins on healthcare replacement in the U.S. House of Representatives by holding a press conference announcing his intent to dismantle Obamacare at it's core.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Tom Garrett (VA-05), a U.S. Army Veteran, introduced two separate pieces of legislation aimed at honoring two fallen military heroes from the Fifth District.

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January 3, 2017 In The News
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