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  • Foxx Issues Statement On The Integrity Of Our Elections Process
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the election process in North Carolina and around the country: “Transparency in free and fair elections has always been an underpinning in elections past, and 2020 is no different. The American people deserve certainty that their votes count, and that their voices will not be rendered mute. “The future of our great republic is hanging in the balance, and it should go without saying that adhering to th... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On Rural Broadband Extension Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 26, 2020 Yadkinville, N.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the United States Department of Agriculture’s $2.3 million grant for rural broadband expansion in North Carolina: “In western North Carolina, high-speed internet access has been a longstanding issue, and I know first-hand the difficulties of getting reliable broadband internet service in rural areas. Undoubtedly, this is a digital divide that affects ma... Read more

  • Foxx & Comer Applaud Introduction of Companion Senate Legislation to Provide Regulatory Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Representative James Comer (R-KY) issued a joint statement applauding the introduction of Senator Lankford’s (R-OK) Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Rapid Recovery Act: “Over the past eight months, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed burdensome regulations that have exacerbated a myriad of problems within the United States. Without question, the Pandemic Preparedness, Response and Rapid Recovery Act is an obligatory, bicameral i... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On USPS Oversight Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on Postmaster General DeJoy’s appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee: “Without question, decorum within the People’s House has been decimated, and hyper-partisan vitriol has taken its place. For six hours today, Democrats on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee tore down Postmaster DeJoy in what can be only be described as a drive-by political smear campaign. Their... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On The Delivering For America Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, August 22, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the Delivering For America Act: “Speaker Pelosi has now decided that promoting a deranged conspiracy theory about the Postal Service is more important than addressing the pressing needs of the American people. This is the type of asinine agenda that erodes the integrity of the People’s House and fractures the country. Democrats are so desperate to under... Read more

  • Foxx Applauds Peace Agreement Between Israel and The United Arab Emirates
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “After almost half a century, the United Arab Emirates and Israel will fully formalize diplomatic relations and usher in a new era of peace and prosperity within the Middle East. This diplomatic breakthrough lays the groundwork for novel scientific advancements, new avenues to expand global trade capabilities, alliances be... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On H.R. 4920
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on H.R. 4920, The VA Contracting Preference Consistency Act, that was signed into law by President Trump. “In North Carolina’s Fifth District, dozens of blind or visually impaired individuals have faced the prospect of losing their jobs due to conflicting federal laws. For those workers, that opportunity was provided through the AbilityOne program. AbilityOne was enacted by Congress to help those who hav... Read more

  • Foxx, Comer Push for Bolstered Oversight of Coronavirus Relief Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on August 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and House Oversight Committee Republican Leader James Comer (R-KY), released the following statement on the introduction of the Pandemic Preparedness, Response and Rapid Recovery Act. “COVID-19 has laid siege to the United States and has uncovered a litany of burdensome regulations that only exacerbate the problems that we face on multiple fronts. At such a pivotal moment for our country, it’s imperative that we id... Read more

  • Foxx, Portman Lead The Charge Against Unfunded Federal Mandates
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05) issued the following statement on the introduction of the Unfunded Mandates Accountability and Transparency Act (UMATA) by her and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH): “Small businesses and local governments continue to bear the brunt of burdensome rules and regulations that were imposed by the previous administration As a direct result, hiring processes are slowed to a crawl and budgets are stretched too thin. “With the introduction of the Unfunded... Read more

  • Foxx Applauds President Trump's Executive Order On Policing Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05) issued the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Policing Reform: “Today, President Trump ushered in novel solutions that put the safety of our nation’s communities first. By increasing accountability, bolstering police performance standards, and uniting our communities through strength, our nation’s commitment to uphold law and order will be renewed. “Calls to defund the police are antithetical to achieving meaningful... Read more

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