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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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August 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today announced that her office is accepting applications for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge.  The Congressional App Challenge is a competition for high school students that provides them the opportunity to join with their peers to create their own apps and learn how to code. 

August 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long regarding FEMA’s former Director of Human Resources Corey Coleman who has been accused of sexually harassing female subordinates.  FEMA has a regional location in Winchester, Virginia. 

August 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement about the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department receiving an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) award of $429,705 from FEMA.  Congresswoman Comstock’s legislation that authorized the AFG grant program for 7 years, H.R. 4661, passed the House and was signed into law in January.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she voted for and the House passed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act, national defense legislation that rebuilds our military:

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today introduced a bill to make it a crime for federal law enforcement officers to claim consent if they are found to have had a sexual encounter with anyone in their custody.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after H. Res. 257, her bipartisan anti-hate crimes resolution, passed the House of Representatives today:

July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today announced the 2nd Annual 10th Congressional District Veterans Jobs Fair that will take place on August 24th.  The Veterans Jobs Fair will consist of federal and state agencies, businesses, local Chambers of Commerce, and veterans organizations seeking to employ or assist our skilled military when they transition to civilian jobs.

July 19, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (D-NC) released the following statement after they introduced the bipartisan H.R. 6390, the Study of Underrepresented Classes Chasing Engineering and Science Success (SUCCESS) Act, legislation designed to close the gender, race, and income gap in patenting rates.
July 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Ted Poe (R-TX-02), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10), and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) introduced H.R.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock released the following statement after she voted for, and the House passed, H.R. 6237, the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019: “

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In The News

August 13, 2018 In The News

Members of the Friends of Claude Moore Colonial Farm have only four months before they must vacate the 77-acre site in McLean, but they’re hoping Congress can step in with a solution. The friends group is pinning its hopes on a bill submitted by U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10th) and co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) and Del.

August 9, 2018 In The News

U.S. Representative Barbara Comstock (R-10th) is addressing allegations of a Federal Emergency Management Agency official sexually harassing his subordinates.

You may read the full story at Inside NOVA here.  

July 24, 2018 In The News

Federal agencies could save more on recruitment and retention costs — if they had a paid parental leave program for their employees. That’s the message Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) is taking to her colleagues in the House this year, as she tries — again — to push for a paid parental leave program for federal employees.

July 14, 2018 In The News

BERRYVILLE,Va. - While many will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on Veterans Day, Berryville is mixing it up by celebrating in July and declaring July 14th Captain Lloyd Williams day.

You may read the full story at Local DVM here.  

July 9, 2018 In The News

You may be surprised to learn who Gen. George Washington (a Virginian) invited to march alongside him at the Victory Parade in Philadelphia on July 4, 1783. It was Revolutionary War hero General Bernardo de Galvez. He was Spain’s colonial governor of Cuba and the Louisiana territory (comprising 13 current U.S.

July 6, 2018 In The News

Last December, Nancy Pelosi declared that The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would be “Armageddon” — the end of the world. She said, in all seriousness, that the act was “the worst bill in the history of the United States of America.”

June 29, 2018 In The News

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) has introduced a bill to provide for a paid parental leave program for federal employees.

You may read the full story here.

June 14, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives on June 12 approved bipartisan legislation proposed by U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) that would target federal funds toward evidence-based prevention programs and activities for opioid use and mental health disorders.

May 29, 2018 In The News

It’s time to promptly resolve sexual harassment issues affecting flight attendants and passengers, U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) told 30 airline executives recently.

You may read the full article here.

May 29, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers hailed a new partnership that will leverage the Department of Energy’s (DoE) high-performance computing and machine learning capabilities to help analyze the health records of more than 20 million veterans maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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