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  • 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

  • Foxx Issues Statement On George Floyd And Recent Events Across Our Nation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05) released the following statement on the death of George Floyd and the recent events across our nation: “Over the past few days, I’ve been following the events in Minneapolis and the horrific death of George Floyd. I want to send my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones. “The men and women of law enforcement work every day to ensure that our communities are kept safe and that law and order is upheld. However, when an o... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. “Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats have chartered a course that steers America directly into the rocks. Instead of carefully assessing the relief that has been passed by Congress to date, they have decided that an 1,800-page partisan bill – engorged with irresponsible socialist provisions that have nothing to do wit... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On Additional PPP Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the passage of additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. “Without question, the Paycheck Protection Program is a lifeline for small businesses across the United States who have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, immediate relief – which could have been passed on April 9th – was strong-armed into submission by Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer two weeks ago. The... Read more

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