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U.S. Representative Scott Rigell | 2nd District of Virginia

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The abuse of and addiction to opioid drugs such as prescription pain relievers and heroine is a growing national problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people died from opioid drug overdoses in the United States in 2014 than during any previous year on record. Specifically, opioids were involved in 28,647 deaths that year, or 61% of all drug overdose deaths.

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Rigell Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres

Rigell Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Rigell (VA-02) released the following statement regarding the death of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres: “Shimon Peres demonstrated a resolute devotion to reconciliation that shaped not only the state of Israel, but d...

Rigell Supports Passage of WRDA

Rigell Supports Passage of WRDA Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Rigell (VA-02) today voted in favor of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), which will directly ...

Rigell Encouraged by New Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israel

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Rigell (VA-02) released the following statement concerning the United States' new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israel for U.S. securi...

Rigell Votes to Prohibit the Transfer of GITMO Detainees

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Rigell (VA-02) today voted in favor of H.R. 5351, a bill prohibiting the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Gu...

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