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Foxx Introduces The Chance To Compete Act

Washington – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after introducing the bipartisan Chance to Compete Act of 2023 alongside Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY), Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA): “Every hardworking taxpayer in this country deserves a federal government that’s built upon a foundation that breeds ...

Foxx: Perpetrators of War Crimes Are On Notice

Washington – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after her bill. H.R. 4250, the War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act, was signed into law: “For far too long, United States’ policy has elevated international tribunals over the work of national governments when prosecuting the world’s worst culprits: those engaging in genocide and war crimes. The International Crimi...

Foxx Opposes Degenerate Spending Spree

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the $1.7 trillion omnibus federal spending bill that’s being rammed through Congress: “Christmas is just a few short days away, and the Democrat-led House and Senate decided to go shopping for as many stocking stuffers as they could get their hands on – and they’re using the hard-earned money of American taxp...

Foxx Celebrates Signing of H.R. 5481

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after her bill, H.R. 5481, which names the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Forest City, North Carolina, as the "Master Sergeant Jerry K. Crump VA Clinic", was signed into law: “Master Sergeant Jerry K. Crump’s legacy is one that will forever be enshrined in Forest City – a fit...

Foxx Lauds Passage of The National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement after the House passed the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023: “The federal government’s primary role is to ensure the continued safety and security of the American people. Today, the People’s House fulfilled that solemn role by reauthorizing and bolstering our national defen...

Why risk rating 2.0 is a boon to western North Carolina

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

As evidenced by this summer’s excessive flooding across Appalachia, Western North Carolina’s vulnerability to the devastating effects of extreme weather is undoubtedly heightened. With a strong influx of frequent and extreme weather events descending upon the region, communities deserve to be better prepared for a future steeped in precipitation. One of the best deterrent strategies is flood insur...

Foxx, Flores, Steube Introduce Justice for Victims of Open Borders Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Mayra Flores (R-TX), and Greg Steube (R-FL) announced the introduction of the Justice for Victims of Open Borders Act, a bill that would reform grant disbursements through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) so that states must give priority to victims of violent crimes committed by people who are in the United States illegally. “The Bide...

Foxx Announces Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Pinning Ceremony

BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA – In partnership with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx invites all Vietnam-era veterans residing in North Carolina's 5th Congressional District to be honored in a Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Pinning Ceremony and receive a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin this Veterans Day. The ceremony will be held from 2PM – 4PM at the VFW Blue ...

The Housing Affordability Crisis Can Be Addressed Today

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

In communities across the United States, especially within Watauga County, businesses, renters, and homeowners are being pummeled by slanted land use and local zoning policies that are the epitome of inflationary with respect to home prices. America’s housing affordability challenges continue to be exacerbated by these policies, and our hometown newspaper, the Watauga Democrat, has continued to r...

Foxx Rejects Democrats' Reckless Reconciliation Sham

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the passage of the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act”: “The so-called ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ is nothing more than one last desperate Hail Mary attempt to socially engineer America before the midterm elections. This bill is the radical ‘Build Back Better’ agenda in sheep’s clothing. Increased taxes t...

Foxx: Accountability Is Non-Negotiable

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding the concerning pattern of behavior displayed by the FBI and Department of Justice: “The Department of Justice and FBI have established a damning pattern of brazen behavior that should concern every American – their actions cannot be glossed over and pushed under the rug. After they targeted conce...

Time to Clear the Left's Anti-Life Smokescreen

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

Following the Supreme Court’s historic 6-3 decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Democrat strategists and so-called “pundits” within the mainstream media went into a manic frenzy. Every negative characterization in the book was thrown at the Supreme Court, its conservative Justices, Republicans, and the entire pro-life movement. Headlines foretold of the apocalypse,...

Foxx Cosponsors Bill To Restore Second Amendment Liberties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on her cosponsorship of the RETURN our Constitutional Rights Act of 2022: “The Second Amendment was explicitly designed to protect our God-given right of keeping and bearing arms from undue infringement by the federal government. One infringement currently in place is in the form of excise taxes levied on ...

Foxx Applauds Supreme Court's Pro-Life Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “The deliberate destruction of human life is a tragedy beyond words, and it is a damning rebuke of the values that we have always espoused in this country. One day, we hope it will be different. We hope life will cease ...

Foxx Lauds Supreme Court Ruling On Voter I.D.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP: “The overwhelming majority of North Carolinians, myself included, support strong voter I.D. requirements. Their will must be respected. The Supreme Court’s 8-1 decision today affirms that state statutes can be...

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