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Wittman fields questions at town hall at VIMS


Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) held his first of four town hall meetings at Watermen’s Hall on the Gloucester Point campus of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on Tuesday, March 19, answering questions submitted by his constituents on issues from the economy and defense to the environment and health care.

Wittman fielded questions that had been previously submitted by constituents throughout Virginia’s 1st Congressional District. The questions were generally either centered on current or upcoming Congressional legislation or asking for clarification on Wittman’s stance on a particular issue.

First was the issue of internet access in rural Virginia, which Wittman has previously touted as one of his key concerns. On Capitol Hill, “We are all the same mindset that … regardless of party, high-speed internet is key to the health of those communities,” Wittman said. In January of this year, the congressman was named co-chair of the R...

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