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  • House Passes Foxx’s War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 3851, the War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act, authored by Representative Virginia Foxx, by a vote of 407-0. This bipartisan legislation bolsters the abilities of national courts, and the U.S. Government in particular, to bring perpetrators of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide to justice. Representative Foxx issued the following statement: “A number of courts and tribunals around the world have made it the... Read more

  • Foxx and Gomez Introduce the GREAT Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., and Rep. Jimmy Gomez D-C.A., this week introduced H.R. 4887 the bipartisan Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act that will streamline federal grant reporting by replacing outdated documents with open data, increase transparency from grantmaking agencies, and reduce compliance costs. Reps. Foxx and Gomez, as well as relevant groups, issued the following statements in support of the GREAT Act: Representative Virginia Foxx: “As a... Read more

  • Foxx Votes to Protect Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Values

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in support of H.R. 4712, the Born Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act, which guarantees legal protection and medical care for abortion survivors, safeguards mothers from prosecution and holds abortionists accountable. Representative Foxx issued the following statement in support of the measure: “Today is a victory for the pro-life community. The Born Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act advances the culture of life by imposing crimina... Read more

  • Foxx Supports Tax Relief for American Families
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in support of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This final tax plan agreed upon by the United States House and Senate reduces tax rates for all income levels, spurs economic and job growth, and repeals Obamacare’s individual mandate for health insurance. Foxx issued the following statement in support of H.R. 1: “For the last three decades, hardworking American taxpayers have been weighed down by an unfair, complicated, and burdensome tax code. With today’... Read more

  • Foxx Supports Second Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Second Amendment Rights

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., voted in favor of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 which allows qualified individuals with a concealed weapons permit to carry or possess a concealed handgun in other states that allow concealed firearms. Representative Foxx released the following statement in support of the measure: “When the Founding Fathers penned the Second Amendment, the right of people to keep and bear arms was intended to empower individuals – a principle that ... Read more

  • Foxx Supports Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in support of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation that simplifies the U.S. tax code, significantly reduces tax rates for the middle class, and brings about economic and job growth by increasing America’s competitiveness. Foxx issued the following statement in support of H.R. 1: “Thirty-one years ago, President Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and history shows that economic prosperity followed. Today, the House passed H.R.... Read more

  • Foxx Supports National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense and Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., voted today in support of the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. This legislation authorizes appropriations and sets policies for the Department of Defense. Representative Foxx served as a conferee on the Conference Report, a position designated by the Speaker of the House because of her role as Chairwoman of the Education and Workforce Committee. “As legislators, one of the most important duties we have is ... Read more

  • Members Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Sugar Policy Modernization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    WASHINGTON – Representatives Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., and Danny K. Davis D-I.L., along with Senators Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Pat Toomey R-P.A., today introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Sugar Policy Modernization Act, legislation that would phase market reforms into the U.S. sugar program. Representative Virginia Foxx: “Our nation’s antiquated sugar program seeks to prop up prices for the sugar industry at every turn, sticking consumers with the bill. The way our current system is set up, ... Read more

  • Foxx Supports Path to Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in favor of the House budget resolution as amended by the United States Senate. This legislation establishes the budget for the United States Government for FY’18 and paves the way for comprehensive tax reform. Foxx released the following statement in support of the budget: “As someone who was raised in abject poverty, I know too well the devastating effects that our current tax code has on low-income and middle class Americans. For the first ... Read more

  • Foxx to Host U.S. Service Academy Day for 5th District Students
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense and Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., will host a U.S. Service Academy Day on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Historic Broyhill building, 3450 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC. The event will help familiarize students with the application and nomination process for applying to the nation's five military service academies. “North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District has a noble tradition of military service, and it’s an honor to help some of the community’s finest students contrib... Read more

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