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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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

How Will Obamacare Affect You?

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North Carolina premiums for a mid-range health insurance plan sold on the Obamacare health exchanges will cost $369 a month on average. This is $40 higher than the national average for similar coverage, which will be $328 when new health insurance markets start next week.

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