Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
His constituents include federal workers who commute to D.C., watermen who troll the Chesapeake Bay and shipbuilders who work in Newport News. So it’s no surprise that Rep. Rob Wittman sits on the House Natural Resources Committee and chairs the Readiness Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee. We talk with the Republican from Virginia’s 1st District about protecting the bay, championing military families and what lies ahead in a GOP-controlled Congress.
- Rob Wittman Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-VA, 1st District)
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