February 26, 2015 House Judiciary Committee Members Oppose FCC Approval of Net Neutrality Committee to Hold Hearing on Impact of Net Neutrality Rules Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and members of the House Judiciary Committee today sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Tom Wheeler expressing deep concern […] → Continue Reading Net Neutrality
Friend, Breaking news today out of Texas. A federal judge has moved to temporarily block President Obama’s recent unilateral actions on immigration, which would expand deferred action programs and executive amnesty for millions of unlawful aliens. While it is unclear how long these actions will remain halted, it is encouraging that a federal […] → Continue Reading Message from Congressman Goodlatte
February 13, 2015 Goodlatte: Change to Unilateral Immigration Program Provides Pathway to Citizenship Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) today sent a letter to Department of Homeland of Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson expressing concern about the startling new changes made to the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program […] → Continue Reading Goodlatte: Change to Unilateral Immigration Program Provides…..
February 11, 2015 Statement of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Hearing on “Interior Enforcement Legislation” Chairman Goodlatte: In 1986, Congress and the President promised Americans vigorous interior enforcement of our immigration laws in exchange for amnesty for 3 million unlawful aliens, but that promise was never kept. Today, […] → Continue Reading Statement of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte
With the work of the 114th Congress underway, you can also follow along with what’s happening in Washington as well as my stops in the Sixth District by following me on Facebook and Twitter. Removing Bureaucracy from Higher Education Why does federal bureaucracy need a bigger role in higher education? This is the […] → Continue Reading Removing Bureaucracy from Higher Education
House Acts to Defund Executive Actions on Immigration It’s fitting that one of the first actions taken by the House of Representatives this year was a reading of the United States Constitution. As Members from both sides of the aisle read sections of our governing document, it was a reminder of the carefully […] → Continue Reading From Congressman Goodlatte
Secret Service Response a ‘Comedy of Errors’ Everything that could go wrong did according to the Department of Homeland Security’s review of the mid-September security breach at the White House when Omar Gonzalez scaled the north fence and ran through the unlocked doors of the White House. This report confirms that […] → Continue Reading Secret Service Response a ‘Comedy of Errors’.
Friend, This morning I sent you a snapshot of the positive work we have accomplished in the House of Representatives. In fact, there are almost four hundred job creating, tax lowering, freedom expanding bills sitting on Majority Leader Harry Reid’s desk. Frankly, I’m tired of it. Harry Reid is letting these bills, many of […] → Continue Reading Enough is Enough
A Common Sense Response to Ebola in the U.S. If you had never heard of Ebola before, chances are that you have now. Ebola, a serious and often fatal virus, has made its way to the United States; but that’s not a reason to panic. Ebola has been present in Africa since the 1970’s, and […] → Continue Reading A Common Sense Approach to Ebola in te U.S. by Bob Goodlatte
Logo Protecting America From Terrorist Threats by Bob Goodlatte Protecting the American people from threats against the nation is the highest priority of the federal government. However, in direct contrast to this goal, the Obama Administration recently approved a final regulation to lift a 30-year prohibition on Libyans coming to the U.S. to attend flight […] → Continue Reading Protecting America From Terrorist Threats