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Congressman Tom Garrett

Representing the 5th District of Virginia

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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 Fox News: Let's allow our kids to use some of their future Social Security earnings to pay off their student loans

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.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the United States Senate will be delaying the annual five-week recess in August.

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives approved two separate legislative initiatives, each working to curb illegal immigration in the United States.

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05) saw his first bill through to passage on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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