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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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February 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock today announced the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.  The competition is open to all high school students who reside in the District.  The Best in Show winner of the competition will have their piece of art displayed in the United States Capitol and runners up will again be invited to have their pieces

February 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) issued the following statement after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:  

February 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act,  which implements new sanctions on the North Korean regime by a vote of 408 to 2.  

February 9, 2016 Press Release
Legislation eliminates potential penalty on physicians who refuse to overprescribe opioid drugs
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) joined as an original cosponsor to Rep. Alex X. Mooney’s (R-WV) H.R. 4499 - the bipartisan Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act, also known as the PROP Act. This bill makes a technical modification to the Affordable Care Act that eliminates a potential penalty on physicians who refuse to overprescribe opioid drugs. Rep. Comstock was joined by Rep. Hal Rodgers (R-KY); Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH); Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH); Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA); and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) in joining Rep. Mooney’s legislation.
February 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, by a vote of 246 to 181:   

February 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) joined Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) in introducing the Secure our Skies (SOS) Act, legislation requiring training for airline industry employees to recognize and report human trafficking.

February 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) released the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 515, the International Megan’s Law to Prevent Child Exploitation and Other Sexual Crimes Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders:   

January 26, 2016 Press Release

As we continue the process of digging out from the historic blizzard that hit our region I wanted to share some information with you to keep handy as we deal with the aftermath of the storm.  I know it can be frustrating that some roads have not been cleared yet.  Please know crews are working 24/7 to accomplish this goal.  If you have a non-emergency medical issue that you need to take care of

January 16, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) released the following statement after media reports surfaced that Joseph Hassan Farrokh from the Woodbridge area was charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS. Farrokh was arrested at the Richmond International Airport yesterday where he was set to board a plane to begin his travels to Jordan and ultimately to Syria. Amin Mohamed Elhassan was also arrested for aiding and abetting in Farrokh’s plans.
January 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10), a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, released the following statement on the news that Dulles-based Orbital ATK was awarded a contract to resupply the International Space Station with a minimum of six missions:

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