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:
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
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) issued the following statement on her intention to vote in favor of the Conference Report to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed her bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4375, the Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act by a vote of 376 to 9:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge:
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Comstock chaired a hearing at the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Technology on the Head Health Challenge: Preventing Head Trauma from the Football Field to Shop Floor to Battlefield.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after she introduced The METRO Accountability and Reform Act, the largest reform to Metro since its inception:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the announcement that repairs for Arlington Memorial Bridge will be fully funded:
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed by voice vote H. Res. 630, her legislation combating sexual harassment in Congress:
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With illegal drug use, there's always a cost. A health cost for the user. An emotional cost for the user's family. An economic cost to jurisdictions working to keep the drugs out of their communities. Local, state and federal law enforcement hope the cost of the newly-opened Drug Enforcement Administration exhibit in Loudoun will be an education for its residents.
NASA has selected aerospace giant Orbital ATK for a second contract to supply commercial cargo and disposal service to and from the International Space Station, the company announced Thursday.
Read more at the Loudoun Times here.
Fifty House Republicans are urging Secretary of State John Kerry to change his approach to Iran following a series of incidents culminating in Iran detaining 10 U.S. sailors this week.
Read more at The Hill here.
The national touring exhibit Drugs: Costs and Consequences opens on January 12, 2016 at 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite F-1 in Leesburg, Virginia, and will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, free of charge, until September 10, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announcement.
Area elementary school students will continue to get a hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education at the local STARBASE Academy after funding for it — and dozens more around the U.S. — was included in the federal omnibus spending bill signed by President Barack Obama on Friday.
Two lawmakers facing potentially tough elections next year need to prove they can work across the aisle and actually get something done.
Read more at The Washington Post here.
A House of Representatives committee passed a massive transportation and infrastructure bill last week that allows the federal government to assume safety oversight of D.C.'s beleaguered Metro system.
Read more at the Loudoun Times here.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously passed a $325 billion highway-and-transit bill last week that included two measures pushed by Rep. Barbara Comstock.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) drafted a letter today scolding Dulles Airport personnel for suggesting a passenger go to the pet relief area to use her breast pump.
Rep. Barbara Comstock is working to get traffic congestion relief legislation incorporated into a planned House transportation bill.
Read more at the Leesburg Today here.