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Foxx calls for public health care bill negotiations

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-5) has joined her House Rules Committee Republican colleagues in pressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to honor the request of C-SPAN to cover the remainder of the healthcare debate.  In a letter to Speaker Pelosi, Foxx along with Ranking Republican David Dreier (R-CA), Congressmen Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Pete Sessions (R-TX), pointed out that…

Foxx to host Fifth District Telephone Town Hall

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On Thursday, August 20 Congresswoman Virginia Foxx will host a district-wide telephone town hall on the topic of healthcare reform for Fifth District constituents.  Constituents can call into the town hall meeting by dialing 1-877-850-4133 at 6:30 pm and entering the password FOXX (3699) followed by #. We need sensible healthcare reform that is patient centered, not…

Foxx legislation to improve NC military housing passes House

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Program will help enhance barracks conditions at Fort Bragg Bipartisan legislation authored by Congresswoman Virginia Foxx that promises to improve on-base housing for soldiers living in Army barracks recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Defense Authorization Act of 2009.  Foxx’s legislation, the Sustain, Support and Defend Act of 2009 (H.R. 1223),…

Foxx asks North Carolina Attorney General to investigate bogus Social Security mailer

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U.S. Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05) today asked North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to investigate a highly misleading fundraising letter sent to households in North Carolina.  The letter falsely asserts that the Mexican government is receiving U.S. Social Security funds and solicits recipients for a donation.   “During this time of considerable economic…

Foxx bill to halt bailout passes in House

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H.J. Res 3, the legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) that would remove Congressional approval for the second $350 billion of the $700 billion TARP bailout, passed the House of Representatives on January 22.   The bipartisan legislation (H.J. Res. 3) passed the House by a vote of 270-155.  The legislation is designed to take advantage of a provision in the…

Presidential Inauguration Information, Tickets

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx has allocated all of the tickets that her office will receive from the official Inaugural Committee.  Individuals who will receive tickets were chosen via a random drawing.  The results of the random drawing for Inaugural Tickets were announced live on WSJS radio in early December.  All winners have been notified already. Those who are…

Foxx has new DC office address

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx’s Washington, DC office address is changing.  As Congress prepares to begin Longworth House Office Building its 111th session, Rep. Foxx is relocating her DC office from 430 Cannon House Office Building to 1230 Longworth…

Foxx alerts constituents about unclaimed stimulus payments

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More than 800 5th District taxpayers can still claim stimulus payments Congresswoman Virginia Foxx today released a list of more than 800 Fifth District constituents that the federal government unsuccessfully attempted to mail an economic stimulus check to this year.  These constituents are eligible for economic stimulus payments or other tax refunds, but did not receive a check…

Foxx legislation becomes law, saves taxpayers millions

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx’s “Electronic Paystub” legislation has been signed into law .  Her bill, the Electronic Pay Stub Act, ensures that all federal employees are given the option of receiving their pay stubs electronically.  The legislation has the potential to save the federal government millions of dollars each year and will ensure federal…


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Foxx opposes proposed $700 billion bailout “Our country is facing an historic economic challenge that requires action on the part of Congress.  Our main objective in confronting this challenge should be putting our country first—which ultimately means taxpayers and future generations.  The people of Northwest North Carolina have clearly expressed their outrage over…

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