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  • House Passes Bipartisan Resolution in Support of Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today the House passed H. Res. 835, a resolution introduced by Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY). The resolution calls for all nations to enter into robust diplomatic relations with Israel upon its 70th year of statehood. It also highlights Israel’s recent advances in diplomacy and affirms the importance of diplomatic recognition of the nation in multilateral fora globally. Statement by Representative Foxx: “May 14, 2018 mar... Read more

  • Foxx Announces 2018 Teacher in Congress Internship
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-NC, is encouraging local teachers to apply for the 12th annual Teacher in Congress Internship. “The Teacher in Congress Internship was created to offer teachers a taste of the real workings of Congress and the day-to-day life of a member of Congress,” said Foxx. “This program provides the participating teacher with a tangible way to give students a look inside the federal government and hopefully inspires the next generation of North Carolina public servants wi... Read more

  • Reps. Foxx, Sires, McCaul, and Lowey Introduce Bipartisan Resolution in Support of Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced H. Res. 835 yesterday, a resolution supporting robust bilateral relations with the State of Israel globally and fairness in its treatment in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood. The resolution highlights Israel’s recent advances in diplomacy, urges support for its bid for the United Nations Security Council and affirms the diplomatic recognition that America’s strate... Read more

  • Foxx Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Retirement Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today released the following statement today after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced his plan to retire at the close of the 115th Congress: “Serving the people of Wisconsin has been a tremendous honor for Speaker Ryan and he has served them well. He accepted the Speaker’s gavel and took on the burden of leadership for the good of our conference and our nation – not out of personal or political ambition. He truly has a servant’s heart. There are many accomplishments a... Read more

  • Foxx Remembers Reverend Billy Graham
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) offered the following statement in regard to the death of Reverend Billy Graham: “Mark 16:15 of the Good Book instructs us to, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.’ This is a charge that Reverend Graham took seriously and a charge which he spent a lifetime endeavoring to obey. Reverend Graham will be remembered by millions of people for millions of reasons – this is a testament to the lives he touched. From advising many C... Read more

  • 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

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