"I talked to Secretary Chao today and was pleased to learn that Loudoun County would be the recipient of $25 million in TIGER grant funds to complete Northstar Boulevard, which will serve as a vital route for local drivers and significantly improve traffic flow. As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure committee, I have been pleased to work with the Secretary on delivering on these
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement regarding increasing funding for School Resource Officers (SRO):
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Budget Act by a vote of 240-186 earlier this morning.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union Address:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released a Metro bill today:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the government shutdown ended today:
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:
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).
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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.