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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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January 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

January 30, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Rick Nolan (D-MN) today introduced the “Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act” to require a comprehensive study on women and lung cancer. Representatives Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) joined as original cosponsors of the bipartisan legislation.
January 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released a Metro bill today:

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the government shutdown ended today:

January 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the United States Senate failed to do its job and pass a bill to fund the government:

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) joined a bipartisan group of Members and cosponsored the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act (CAA Reform Act).

December 22, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the United States Senate passed by unanimous consent, H.R. 4661, the United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017. AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) awards and SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grants help provide necessary firefighting gear and training to firefighters and emergency responders, among other critical functions. The legislation authorizes $750 million for both programs. The legislation will now head to the President’s desk for his signature.
December 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper (MS-3), Ranking Member Robert Brady (PA-1), Representative Barbara Comstock (VA-10), Representative Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) issued the following statement on the progress reforming the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995:

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the House Administration adopted guidelines to implement the Congresswoman’s House Resolution requiring each Member, Officer, employee, (including interns, fellows, and detailees) of the House of Representatives to complete training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress.  The guidelines also included moving forward on a “Climate Survey” of

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In The News

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.  

April 14, 2016 In The News

The office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) is now accepting applications for the summer 2016 session of the 10th Congressional District Young Women Leadership Program.

April 1, 2016 In The News

I am honored to be the first female member of congress for Virginia’s 10th congressional district. In that position, I believe it’s important to provide more opportunities for women to succeed in all professions and fields in the workforce. Areas in which women are underrepresented include science, technology, engineering and mathematics — collectively known as the STEM fields.

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