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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...

The Bureaucratic Guillotine Continues To Fall

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

Washington is succumbing to its own manufactured undercurrent—one where the principles of our Republic have taken a back seat to the partisan schemes of the day. Surely, the American Framers are rolling over in their graves. It is worth reminding everyone, especially the Biden administration and the Democrat majority in Congress, that the rights we are fortunate to possess were never bestowed upon...

Another Washington Spending Scheme

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

Popular stand-up comedian Ron White once remarked that, “You can’t fix stupid. There’s not a pill you can take; there’s not a class you can go to. Stupid is forever.” Some might consider his words crass, but I would argue that they perfectly describe the agenda of Washington Democrats to irresponsibly spend the tax dollars of hardworking Americans. Whether I’m speaking on the House floor or writin...

Foxx Recognizes National Day of Prayer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the National Day of Prayer: “Today, millions of Americans from across the country will gather in fellowship to humbly ask God for His wisdom and guidance. Since the Continental Congress first declared the National Day of Prayer in 1775, our country’s leaders have called the nation to prayer in times of ...

Foxx On The Supreme Court's Leaked Draft Opinion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s leaked majority opinion on Roe v. Wade: “I have long held that the truth about abortion and the deceitfulness of Roe would be inevitably revealed to the American people. Until that day comes, I will never yield in my mission of exposing that truth. “Former Supreme Court Justic...

Foxx Announces Staff Addition To Her Washington Office

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) announced the addition of Alex Arbaiza as her newest Legislative Correspondent in Washington, D.C.: Alex Arbaiza is a native of Rutherford County, North Carolina, and grew up in Forest City. Following his graduation from Rutherford Early College High School (REaCH), he attended the George Washington University as a first-generation coll...

Fiscal Illiteracy Reigns Supreme In Washington

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

A myriad of associations come to mind when thinking about President Biden’s FY2023 budget, but the one that comes to mind instantaneously is “dumpster fire”. Like the budget he submitted to Congress just last year, one fact remains constant: President Biden does not have the slightest clue what fiscal responsibility entails. Families across North Carolina are feeling the crushing weight of inflati...

Seniors, Look Out For This Scam

| Posted in Opinion Editorials by Congresswoman Foxx

Every year, seniors are swindled out of $3 billion through deceptive scams that average $34,200 per person. Imagine the financial toll that both they and their families face from these fraudsters. Those circumstances are truly disheartening. If you subscribe to my weekly newsletter, you know that I often raise the alarm on emerging scams that target citizens in North Carolina’s 5th District. Today...

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