Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) voted in favor of the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 which passed the House today by a bipartisan vote. The legislation is named after former Veterans Affairs Dr.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) joined the entire Virginia Delegation, led by Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), in a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), Dr. David Shulkin, regarding the VA’s late payment to Veterans Choice Program (VCP) providers.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement on the Budget Resolution vote that occurred today:
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement on the mass murder in Las Vegas:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House, Senate, and the White House released the Tax Reform Framework earlier today:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement recognizing Colleen and Richard Davis as the 10th District “Angels in Adoption” Awardees:
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she joined a bipartisan group of Congresswomen who met with the Republic of Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kang Kyung-wha, the first woman to ever hold the position in South Korea:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement congratulating Sterling resident and Park View High School world history teacher Matthew Poth on his selection as the next Teacher-In-Residence at the Library of Congress:
Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) today wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray and U.S.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after her High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) amendment No. 217 which will increase funding for the HIDTA Program by $5 million in the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill. Total HIDTA funding will be $275 million in FY18:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.