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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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May 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed her legislation H.R. 3249, the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017, anti-gang legislation which would establish a grant program to provide resources to state and local entities to curb the rise in gang activity and violence. 

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she voted for and the House passed H.R. 5698, the Protect and Serve Act, legislation she co-sponsored and that will further protect law enforcement officers:

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after her bipartisan legislation H.R. 5473, the Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018, that was cosponsored by Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee today. The legislation is designed to reduce the use of opioids where possible and stem the threat of addiction.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) joined U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to announce that Virginia Tech’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, the Virginia Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence, Virginia’s Center for Innovation Technology, and additional partners will participate in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP).
May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement following the president’s termination of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) also known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement today:

May 3, 2018 Press Release

Sterling, Virginia – On Monday, April 30th, Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) hosted the 2018 10th Congresswoman District Art Competition where she announced Riverside High School Senior Isabella Ventimiglia as this year’s Best in Show winner.  The reception took place at The George Washington University Virginia Science & Technology Campus.

April 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she voted for and the House passed H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes the programs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

April 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after Rep. Cuellar withdrew his amendment that would have undermined the Slot and Perimeter rules and harmed Dulles Airport and our regional economy:

April 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after H.R. 5473, the Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018, legislation designed to reduce the use of opioids where possible and reduce the threat of addiction, was passed by the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee:

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10) announced today that her office is accepting applications for the summer 2018 session of the 10th Congressional District Young Women Leadership Program.  This program provides young women enrolled in middle school and high school the opportunity to meet and interact with women in leadership positions in government, medicine, technology, ph

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In The News

June 22, 2016 In The News

When now Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R) got the call several years back that Northern Virginia Republicans were looking for someone to run for the Virginia House of Delegates, she wasn’t quite sure what to do. 

June 20, 2016 In The News

Comstock hearing explores impact of Small Business Innovation Research Act, Small Business Technology Transfer programs

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) convened a hearing on Thursday to explore the impacts and results of the Small Business Innovation Research Act (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

June 10, 2016 In The News

Fairfax County, VA - Four high school students from Fairfax County had the opportunity to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India's historic address to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, June 8.

Read more at the Patch here

June 7, 2016 In The News

Members of Congress are asking the Department of Homeland Security for answers about how an accused war criminal was able to become a security guard at one of the nation's busiest airports.

Read more at CNN here.

June 4, 2016 In The News

Read this op-ed at The Winchester Star here.
 

Most of us have come to know the toll that the heroin epidemic has taken on the Shenandoah Valley — many in very personal ways. This is a public-health threat that is facing individuals and families from all socioeconomic groups.

May 24, 2016 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.  

 

May 24, 2016 In The News

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.  

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.

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