Congress

Statute of limitations for veterans pay

U.S. Rep. Richard NugentJust a week ago, news broke about the Pentagon requiring National Guard members in California to pay back erroneously awarded bonuses.

Needless to say, given the years that have passed since the bonuses were paid, there was national outrage. And because of this public pressure, the Department of Defense has since suspended the effort to recoup any of the money.

Gridlock keeps Zika funding hostage

I want to talk about Zika with you for a moment, because if there are people out there who aren’t worried about it, they should be.

This is an emergency unfolding in slow motion, but it’s an emergency nonetheless.

Take the time to reach out to your representatives

Couple of happy updates to share with you all this week.

You may remember that earlier this year I wrote about a small, but nonetheless significant, issue facing many of our residents in southern Spring Hill.

This problem concerns the lack of sidewalk on Quality Drive. Combined with the absence of a crosswalk, handicapped and elderly residents are prevented from having safe access to the hospital and local shopping center.

Dallas PD tragedy should unite America

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent, 11th Congressional DistrictI spent 38 years in law enforcement.

From patrolling the night shift in a police department in a Chicago suburb to serving as Sheriff of Hernando County in Florida, I have been witness to unimaginable acts by horrendous criminals.

More focus on terrorism, less squabbling

U.S. Rep. Richard NugentA week ago, our neighbors to the east suffered a homegrown terrorist attack.  The shooter was an American citizen.  His father (from Afghanistan) is an open and vocal supporter of the Taliban.

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