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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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July 17, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) introduced H.R. 3249 the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act, which would establish a grant program to provide resources to state and local entities to curb the rise in gang activity and violence. This legislation authorizes $70 million annually for FY2018 through FY2022. Twenty percent of the authorized $70 million will go directly to already-established gang task forces, like the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force, who are experiencing elevated transnational gang activity from gangs such as MS-13.
July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) made the following statement today after her proposed language to fight MS-13 and other gangs was included in the report accompanying the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.  The language urges the Department of Justice to prioritize grant funding for existing Regional Gang Task Forces, such as the Northe

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) made the following statement today after Rep. Cuellar’s amendment to undermine the Slot and Perimeter rules was ruled out of order for the National Defense Authorization Act which is currently being debated on the House floor: 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) made the following statement today after her legislation, H.R. 1397, passed the House of Representatives last night: 

July 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) issued the following statement after this evening’s release of the initial Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which included the full $150 million annual federal funding obligation for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA):

June 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement today on the letter she sent to the Department of Transportation:

June 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the below statement after the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee last night reported favorably the 21st Century AIRR Act, a reform measure that provides a six-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The legislation included a number of Comstock provisions and priorities, including a provision to create the Remote Air Traffic Control Tower Pilot Program. Currently, Leesburg Executive Airport is home to the first installation of this innovative technology, which is undergoing a certification process. Another Comstock provision included adds the Washington, DC metropolitan region to a list of areas from which the FAA Administrator must choose to study health effects of aircraft noise.
June 28, 2017 Press Release
The Chesapeake Gateways and Watertrails program helps visitors appreciate the far-reaching role the Chesapeake Bay has had in our region's culture and history while boosting our tourism economy
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brabara Comstock (R-VA-10) joined as an original co-sponsor of the House version to Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.-03), and Representative Rob Wittman (R-Va.-01), legislation introduced in both the Senate (S. 1430) and the House of Representatives (H.R. 3063) to reauthorize the Chesapeake Gateways and Watertrails program run by the National Park Service. The bicameral effort would continue a successful program that helps visitors appreciate the far-reaching role the Chesapeake Bay has had in our region's culture and history while boosting our tourism economy.
June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the below statement after her amendment, which makes the Remote Air Traffic Control Tower Pilot Program established in H.R.

June 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington,  DC – Co-chairs of the House Public Transportation Caucus, Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), have introduced the bipartisan Securing America’s Facilities, Equipment, and Rail: Taking Responsibility for American National Security in Transit (SAFER TRANSIT) Act to better secure our country’s public transit systems and the infrastructur

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