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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Rouzer and the United States Coast Guard released the statements below following the announcement that USCGC Diligence will depart Wilmington to Pensacola, Florida as decommission of cutter nears:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following his vote against H.R. 268 -- Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019:
Washington, D.C. – This week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman David Rouzer’s bill, H.R. 6118, to direct the Department of Interior to designate one city per year as a nationally recognized “American World War II City.” Due to the hard work and dedication of Wilmington native Captain Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., USNR (Ret.), who is a distinguished author and veteran active in the community, the idea of honoring Wilmington as the Nation’s first World War II City is one step closer to being achieved.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held a hearing examining H.R. 6118 – Congressman David Rouzer’s bill to designate and recognize the city of Wilmington as the first nationally recognized “American World War II City.” Due to the hard work and dedication of Captain Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., USNR (Ret.), a Wilmington native, distinguished author and veteran active in the community, the idea and introduction of this bill came to fruition. Captain Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., testified on behalf of the bill during the hearing.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Rouzer released the following statement after the passage of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill which designates $674.4 billion in total funding to rebuild our Armed Forces, restore military readiness, and support our troops. The FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill boosts funding for our military by $17.1 billion, provides $245.9 billion in increased funding for military readiness programs, and authorizes a 2.6% pay raise for our troops – the largest pay raise in nine years.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer released the following statement following the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill passed by Congress every year to authorize funding levels for the military and our men and women in uniform:
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman David Rouzer testified in front of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to discuss two VA-related issues impacting veterans and citizens of the 7th Congressional District. As part of the Committee’s first-ever bipartisan Member Day, Congressman Rouzer had the opportunity to bring attention to H.R. 5500, a bill Rouzer recently introduced to help veterans restore their credit score in those cases where the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) failed to pay outside providers or were delayed in making payment.