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  • Foxx Statement On Passage of The CARES Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 27, 2020 CONTACT: Alex Ives, 202.226.1172, Alex.Ives@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of S.3548, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: “Today the House of Representatives took steps to protect the livelihoods of American workers, families, small businesses, and essential areas that have been impacted by the scourge of COVID-19. “I am glad that w... Read more

  • Foxx Issues Statement On COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 12, 2020 CONTACT: Alex Ives, (202) 225-2071 or Alex.Ives@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. “At present, nothing is more important than protecting our families and our loved ones from the spread of COVID-19. It’s imperative that we stay abreast of updates from both the CDC and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and follow th... Read more

  • Rep. Foxx Statement On President Trump's Impeachment Acquittal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released the following statement after the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on both articles of impeachment: “Before President Trump even stepped foot into the Oval Office, calls for impeachment echoed throughout the halls of Congress. After five months of a partisan, divisive drive of impeachment at the expense of consensus-based, bipartisan solutions in Congress, the Senate put this partisan impeachment sham to an end. Finally, Congr... Read more

  • Foxx Responds to State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) issued the following statement on President Trump's State of the Union address: "Under the Trump Administration, America’s economy continues to experience unprecedented levels of growth, the free market continues to flourish, and hardworking Americans are no longer subject to burdensome regulations enacted by the previous administration. It’s clear that President Trump remains committed to putting the American people first. "However, ... Read more

  • Foxx-Gomez GREAT Act Becomes Law
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – On December 30, the President signed into law H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act, sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Jimmy Gomez (D-CA). Under the GREAT Act, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will simplify the federal grant reporting process by enacting a government-wide reporting system for federal grant recipients – building a more accessible, data-driven federal reporting system. This legislation not only serves to ben... Read more

  • Foxx-Gomez GREAT Act Sent to White House for Signature
    Posted in Press Releases on December 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a Senate-amended update to H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act. Sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R – N.C.) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D – Los Angeles), the GREAT Act will streamline the federal grant reporting process by mandating the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop a standardized, government-wide reporting system for federal grant recipients. By replacing outdated, di... Read more

  • Foxx Introduces Affordable Housing Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Foxx (R-N.C.) introduced H.R. 4956, the Finding Market-Based and Local Solutions to Ensure Access to Housing Act. The bill codifies President Trump’s Executive Order 13878, Establishing a White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing issued in June 2019. The Executive Order aims to assist federal, state, local and tribal governments with recognizing and eliminating barriers to affordable housing. “President Trump’s Executive Order recog... Read more

  • Foxx Leads Legislative Fix for Ability One Contracts
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) helped introduce H.R. 4920 to reform laws for contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs so that Ability One contracts held prior to 2006 continue to be eligible for renewal. “Our free, prosperous nation enables opportunities for people of all abilities to work, and Congress has demonstrated its intent in past legislation to support such opportunities through the Ability One program. Recently it has become clear that those laws ... Read more

  • Foxx Statement on H.Res.660
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Foxx released the following statement on H.Res.660, a resolution to continue the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives: "Today, Democrats tried to correct the procedures of their ill-advised impeachment tribunal by holding a vote in the House to continue the impeachment inquiry declared by Nancy Pelosi. If they had truly wanted a fair and transparent impeachment inquiry, this vote would have been held at the start of the process, not after they were exposed... Read more

  • Bipartisan, Bicameral Members Introduce Fair Sugar Policy Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) and Danny K. Davis (D-I.L.), along with Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), introduced the Fair Sugar Policy Act of 2019, legislation that would provide relief for consumers and businesses by making commonsense reforms to the U.S. sugar program. “There is one single commodity program that has not been reformed in over 80 years, and it’s the U.S. sugar program. Despite its toll on manufacturing jobs and up to $4 bill... Read more

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