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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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July 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed two joint resolutions relating to WMATA—one to lend Congressional approval to the Metro Safety Commission, which passed by a vote of 399 to 5; and another to approve an amendment to the WMATA interstate compact, which passed by a vote of 402 to 0:

July 17, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) introduced H.R. 3249 the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act, which would establish a grant program to provide resources to state and local entities to curb the rise in gang activity and violence. This legislation authorizes $70 million annually for FY2018 through FY2022. Twenty percent of the authorized $70 million will go directly to already-established gang task forces, like the Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force, who are experiencing elevated transnational gang activity from gangs such as MS-13.
July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) made the following statement today after her proposed language to fight MS-13 and other gangs was included in the report accompanying the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.  The language urges the Department of Justice to prioritize grant funding for existing Regional Gang Task Forces, such as the Northe

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) made the following statement today after Rep. Cuellar’s amendment to undermine the Slot and Perimeter rules was ruled out of order for the National Defense Authorization Act which is currently being debated on the House floor: 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) made the following statement today after her legislation, H.R. 1397, passed the House of Representatives last night: 

July 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) issued the following statement after this evening’s release of the initial Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which included the full $150 million annual federal funding obligation for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA):

June 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement today on the letter she sent to the Department of Transportation:

June 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the below statement after the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee last night reported favorably the 21st Century AIRR Act, a reform measure that provides a six-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The legislation included a number of Comstock provisions and priorities, including a provision to create the Remote Air Traffic Control Tower Pilot Program. Currently, Leesburg Executive Airport is home to the first installation of this innovative technology, which is undergoing a certification process. Another Comstock provision included adds the Washington, DC metropolitan region to a list of areas from which the FAA Administrator must choose to study health effects of aircraft noise.
June 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brabara Comstock (R-VA-10) joined as an original co-sponsor of the House version to Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.-03), and Representative Rob Wittman (R-Va.-01), legislation introduced in both the Senate (S. 1430) and the House of Representatives (H.R. 3063) to reauthorize the Chesapeake Gateways and Watertrails program run by the National Park Service. The bicameral effort would continue a successful program that helps visitors appreciate the far-reaching role the Chesapeake Bay has had in our region's culture and history while boosting our tourism economy.
June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the below statement after her amendment, which makes the Remote Air Traffic Control Tower Pilot Program established in H.R.

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In The News

April 7, 2015 In The News

Barbara Comstock was an intern for Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts when she realized she might be a Republican.

April 7, 2015 In The News

On Friday, Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr., in conjunction with U.S. Representative Barbara Comstock (R-Dist. 10), Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman, Leesburg Police Chief Joseph R. Price, Virginia State Police Captain James DeFord, and representatives from the DEA and FBI announced the formation of a regional Heroin Operations Team (HOT) in Northern Virginia.

 

April 7, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-10th District, in conjunction with Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman, joined Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr., Leesburg Police Chief Joseph Price, Virginia State Police Capt. James DeFord, representatives from the DEA and FBI, State Sen.

April 3, 2015 In The News

A new task force to fight the growing heroin epidemic in Northern Virginia will investigate ways to prevent and treat addiction.

March 19, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (Va.-10th) announced Thursday that her office will soon be accepting applications for its Summer 2015 Session of the 10th Congressional District Young Women Leadership Program.

March 19, 2015 In The News

Inspired by the book and TED Talk by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Barbara Comstock launched the Young Women’s Leadership Program three years ago as a Virginia state delegate to urge middle and high school girls to be courageous enough to meet their full potential.

March 10, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) was among the roughly 100 lawmakers in Selma, Ala., last weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the 1965 Civil Rights protest that turned gruesome and awakened the nation to the horrors of hate and racism in the South.

March 6, 2015 In The News

The Woodbridge 17-year-old has a resume that would rival anyone twice his age: founder of a digital currency exchange, freelance journalist, IT consultant, “sonochemical” research intern.

March 6, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock asked the FBI director on Thursday to brief her about a 17-year-old who was taken into custody last week for allegedly helping a man travel to Syria and join the Islamic State.

February 23, 2015 In The News

It is a crime that often happens in the shadows of our community. Human trafficking has taken a foothold in Northern Virginia, and all parents and teachers need to be aware of this heinous crime. 

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