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Representing the 5th District of Virginia

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December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 6, 2017)–On Tuesday, December 12, Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) will host a public telephone town hall meeting. Garrett has hosted eight public town hall meetings and twenty-five live forums at high schools throughout the district in 2017.

December 3, 2017 Press Release

DANVILLE, VA (December 3, 2017)—In an ongoing effort to provide top-notch constituent service, Congressman Tom Garrett’s (R-VA) staff will hold Mobile Office Hours in Lunenburg, Madison, Mecklenburg, Rappahannock, Brunswick, and Fauquier on Tuesday, December 5th from 10:00AM to 3:30PM at the Buckingham Administrative Building, the Fluvanna Public Library, the Greene Administrat

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 29, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) made the following statement regarding the passage of H.Res. 630, a resolution to requiring each member, office, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of Congress:

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 29, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) is proud to announce his membership on the House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency. He will continue to serve on the Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, and Education and the Workforce Committees.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 16, 2017)—Today, Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) delivered remarks on the Federal Historic Tax Credit following passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Following are Congressman Garrett's remarks:

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 16, 2017)–This afternoon, Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA05) voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of  227 to 205:

November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 9, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) issued the following statement on the retirement of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA):

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 3, 2017)—Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and extend funding for community health centers:

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December 22, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s tax-cut package will not affect federal historic tax credits or federal payments for the Build America Bonds program, much to the relief of city officials and at least one historic preservationist.

December 21, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s tax-cut package will not affect federal historic tax credits or federal payments for the Build America Bonds program, much to the relief of city officials and at least one historic preservationist.

December 18, 2017 In The News

Rep. Tom Garrett, R-5th, has introduced a bill that he says will address the student loan crisis.

Referred to as the Student Security Act of 2017, it would provide loan forgiveness to those receiving federal student loans by agreeing to delay their eligibility to collect Social Security benefits.

December 15, 2017 In The News

A piece of legislation before the U.S. House aims to help college graduates deal with student debt.

The Student Security Act of 2017 gives graduates loan forgiveness for allowing their full-retirement age for Social Security benefits to be increased.

November 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Nov. 16, 2017 Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) voted in favor of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 227 to 205:

November 27, 2017 In The News

Six weeks after arriving in the United States, Hassan Abduraheem takes a seat in the back pew of Tar Wallet Baptist Church. Tucked into the woods along a country road in rural Virginia, the church holds about 50 worshippers.

October 16, 2017 In The News

Nine months after becoming the Congressional representative for Virginia’s 5th District, Tom Garrett expressed frustration with politically-motivated inaction on Capitol Hill during a Monday interview.

“We’ve abdicated our responsibility,” Garrett said.

October 16, 2017 In The News

During a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill on Thursday titled “Iran Regime’s Threats and Rights Violations: Policy Options,” Republican and Democrat congressmen and congresswomen gathered to express their commitment to supporting the people of Iran in their quest to achieve a free Iran.

October 13, 2017 In The News

5th District Republican Congressman Tom Garrett says President Trump has every reason to take steps that may effectively disable the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare”.

October 13, 2017 In The News

Republicans on Capitol Hill are welcoming President Trump’s move Friday to decertify the Obama-era nuclear deal reached between the U.S., Iran and five other global powers.

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