Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) received the Eagle Award from the Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation’s Metropolitan Washington Chapter last night for her work on STEM education.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) sent a letter today to WMATA outlining serious safety deficiencies within the entire Metro rail system. The FTA called for immediate action to ensure the safety of Metro riders.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) received the Leadership Award from The Women’s Center this past weekend at the annual Women’s Center Leadership Conference. The Women’s Center is a non-profit organization located in Vienna, Virginia.
Washington, DC – Congressional representatives from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia wrote Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to immediately endorse the National Park Service’s (NPS) FASTLANE Grant application, following news that the District of Columbia agreed to join as a local sponsor.
This morning I had the opportunity to introduce Nick Yacoub during a press conference with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Republican Leadership that brought attention to the plight of addiction. Nick, who grew up in Great Falls and went to my daughter’s high school fell into the cycle of addiction but pulled himself out of it and is now drug free for eight years.
Metro oversight hearing today with new General Manager Paul Wiedefeld – he told the committee and members personally that he is committed to a cultural change of Metro – top to bottom -- and accountability, management changes and firings where necessary to make safety, reliability, fiscally sound management and customer service the top priorities.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) issued the following statement after the passing of Earle Williams of McLean, Virginia: