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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia


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May 24, 2016 In The News

 A day after news surfaced of an attempted rape on Metrorail, members of a House committee called for more transparency when crimes occur on the transit system.

Read more at WTOP here.  


May 24, 2016 In The News

Metro will begin notifying the public about violent crimes within the transit system on the same day they occur, according to Metro Transit Police.

Read more at WAMU here.  

May 24, 2016 In The News

Washington’s Metrorail system will notify the public about violent crimes on the same day they occur, after receiving a flurry of criticism for not immediately publicizing an alleged rape that took place on a subway car last month.

Read more at The Hill here.  

May 24, 2016 In The News

A day after a defendant appeared in court on charges he allegedly raped a woman on a Red Line train April 12 — an incident Metro did not tell the public about — the transit agency says it is changing its policy on notifying the public about violent crimes.

May 24, 2016 In The News

Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., said Tuesday that private companies should be allowed to help fix Washington, D.C.'s broken Metro, which will run on a reduced schedule over the next year in order for repairs to be made on the system's infrastructure.

May 24, 2016 In The News

After a public outcry and complaints from Congress, there has been a big shakeup in Metro Transit Police policy. On Tuesday, Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has ordered the police department to publicly report violent crimes on the same day when it happens.

Read more at Fox 5 here.

May 9, 2016 In The News

South Lakes High School and George Mason University graduate Ginny Lovitt lost her brother Chris to a heroin overdose. He was 21 and had been discharged from the Sagebrush Treatment Center of Northern Virginia just a week before, in January of 2013. His tolerance was down.

May 6, 2016 In The News

The Leesburg-based organization that connects adults with disabilities with businesses in need of reliable work is changing hands, and looking to expand its reach in the process.

Read more at Loudoun Now here.  

May 4, 2016 In The News

Loudoun County is poised to capture “endless possibilities” from economic development in coming weeks and into the future, the county’s chief developer told business and political leaders at an economic summit this morning.

Read more at Loudoun Times here.  

May 3, 2016 In The News

Visit Loudoun honored former County Chairman Scott K. York with its most prestigious award during its 20th annual meeting and tourism awards ceremony Tuesday.

Read more at Loudoun Now here.