Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) issued the following statement after the release of the initial Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which included the full $150 million annual federal funding obligation for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA):
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.
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:
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:
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.
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).
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:
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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Visit Loudoun honored former County Chairman Scott K. York with its most prestigious award during its 20th annual meeting and tourism awards ceremony Tuesday.
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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.
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.
Virginia's 10th District Rep. Barbara Comstock says that Metro "safety and reliability" needs to be restored "in a cost efficient and a responsible manner." With the news that Metro may need to shut down on some lines for up to 6 months for the maintenance necessary for public safety, Rep. Comstock made the following statement to Patch:
Remembered for his wit, sense of humor and service to country, the late Colonel Fred Bidgood's family accepted a Congressional Record from U.S Rep Barbara Comstock (R-10) on Mar. 24.
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Just hours after Metro officials announced that rail service would resume Thursday morning, the region’s elected officials began calling on its new general manger to make more changes in the transit agency’s leadership.