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  • 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

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

    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 we were able to resist efforts by Democrat leadership to stymie this legislation and bring bipartisan coll... Read more

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

    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 their guidance accordingly. If you believe you have been exposed to the Coronavirus, and are exhibiting symptoms ... 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

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