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Taking A Stand To Defend The Constitution

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January 6th was a day of significance not only for the United States, but also for the entire world. Throughout the day, my focus was on my oath to the Constitution and preserving the promise of the United States. When I made my decision to object, I did so out of an abiding respect for the Constitution – the founding document that has been cemented in this great Republic for more than 230 years. ...

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx Tours Food Lion Distribution Center in Salisbury

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On Dec. 17 Congresswoman Virginia Foxx visited the Food Lion headquarters facility in Salisbury for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certified distribution center. On a tour led by Distribution Center Manager Tim Overcash, Congresswoman Foxx learned more about the complex path groceries travel on their way to Food Lion stores. From Food Lion: "The...

Rep. Graves, Rep. Foxx & 22 Cosponsors Introduce Bill To Save U.S. Textile Jobs

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Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC-05) and 22 cosponsors introduced the Textile Enforcement and Security Act (TESA), a bipartisan bill to save U.S. textile jobs by providing U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with more tools to enforce trade laws and better target fraudulent textile and apparel goods coming into the United States. “When trade violators sneak ille...

House Passes Water Resources Reform and Development Act

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Yesterday, the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) by a vote of 417 – 3. This bipartisan legislation will reform the way our country builds and maintains crucial ports and waterways while cutting federal red tape, increasing fiscal responsibility, and reducing the need for bureaucratic involvement. WRRDA will improve important transportation networks to ensu...

The Many Obamacare Flaws

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We should not require Americans to sign up for a failed system which they do not want or cannot physically acquire. If this was a private company, it would have already failed beyond repair. We must keep fighting for a better way to keep our country healthy.

"Keeping College Within Reach: Simplifying Federal Student Aid"

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On Tuesday, October 1st at 10:00 a.m. EST, I will hold a Higher Education and Workforce subcommittee hearing regarding simplifying federal student aid as part of our subcommittee’s ‘Keeping College Within Reach’ hearing series. As the committee prepares to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, this hearing will provide members with an opportunity to explore certain proposals to streamline the fede...

Foxx Acting to Add Accountability to Uncle Sam's Unlimited Plan

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Congresswoman Foxx is a proud cosponsor of this legislation, the Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act, and supports its passage through Congress. This is just one of the ways Congresswoman Foxx is fighting against government fraud that costs North Carolina taxpayers each month. Any taxpayer-funded welfare program, such as the Lifeline program, must serve only those who qualify for help, and certainly shouldn’t be manipulated to provide corporate welfare to wireless providers.

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