Tag: Bob Goodlatte

Farm Bureau: Farmers, ranchers ready for immigration reform

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th, received praise this week from the American Farm Bureau Federation for his leadership on guestworkers legislation.

Andy Schmookler: Bob Goodlatte’s violation of his oath of office

In early April, I issued a public challenge to Bob Goodlatte to debate me. Not surprisingly, Mr. Goodlatte never responded to me.

Former congressional candidate to appear at Goodlatte office to issue challenge

Andy Schmookler will deliver a challenge to Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte next week at Goodlatte’s Harrisonburg office.

Andy Schmookler: Debate challenge to Bob Goodlatte

Former congressional candidate Andy Schmookler challenges Bob Goodlatte to a public debate.

Virginia Organizing to Bob Goodlatte: Protect healthcare

The Harrisonburg chapter of Virginia Organizing is calling on Congressman Bob Goodlatte to protect healthcare coverage.

Goodlatte, staff under fire for work on Trump immigration executive order

Remember when Bob Goodlatte was concerned about executive overreach and the separation of powers? That was so Obama era.

Goodlatte defends staff work on Trump immigration order

Bob Goodlatte has come under fire amid reports that members of his staff worked on the president’s executive order on immigration.

Goodlatte effort to gut ethics watchdog backfires on GOP

The effort to gut an independent ethics watchdog led by Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte came to an ugly end Tuesday.

Goodlatte, Conyers urge Americans to work together following shootings in Tulsa, Charlotte

Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement on the police-involved shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte.

Goodlatte, Grassley press for answers about serial rapist deported five times

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte wants information about an immigrant deported at least five times and reportedly responsible for nearly a dozen sexual assaults.

House to vote on Goodlatte bill to stop Obama settlement funds

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 (H.R. 5063) will receive a vote by the full House next week.

Goodlatte questions Homeland Security on alien involved in carjacking

Congressman Bob Goodlatte is pressing Homeland Security for information about a criminal alien who carjacked and robbed two elderly women.

Goodlatte: FCC has ‘overreacted’ on media ownership rules

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) issued a statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) release of its Media Ownership Rules.

Goodlatte pushes AG on asylum fraud

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) today pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the Department of Justice’s refusal to combat rampant asylum fraud.

Goodlatte, Chaffetz make case for perjury against Clinton

Republican congressmen Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) are making the case for perjury charges related to Hillary Clinton’s sworn testimony before Congress.

Kai Degner: How many Americans should remain cruelly and unusually punished?

Kai Degner is critiquing recent comments from Sixth District Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte slamming President Obama for commutations of scores of people convicted for gun and drug crimes.

Goodlatte to host women’s conference in Lynchburg

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) will host a Sixth District Women’s Conference in Lynchburg on Saturday, August 13.

Open letter to Bob Goodlatte questions Trump support, campaign money

The following is an open letter from Sixth District Democratic nominee Kai Degner to incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Bob Goodlatte.

Goodlatte: Obama administration fueling border surge

Congressman Bob Goodlatte criticized the Obama administration for expanding its policy that allows certain aliens to bring relatives to the U.S.

Bob Goodlatte to speak to Staunton Kiwanis on Monday

Congressman Bob Goodlatte will address the Kiwanis Club of Staunton on Monday, July 25, at 12:45 p.m.

Bipartisan policing strategies working group holds first meeting

A working group on policing strategies headed up by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Ranking Member John Conyers held its first meeting.

Goodlatte, Conyers announce working group on policing strategies

House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte and Ranking Member John Conyers announced the establishment of a working group to examine police accountability.

Bob Goodlatte statement on Loretta Lynch House testimony

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement on Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s House testimony.

Andy Schmookler: An open letter to Bob Goodlatte

Dear Congressman Goodlatte: if there’s one thing people can count on you for, it’s that you will put your party’s interests ahead of the good of the nation.

Goodlatte wins Republican nomination in Sixth District: Virginia results

Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte easily won renomination in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary.

50 dead in mass shooting at gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Fifty people are dead and 53 more injured in a mass shooting at an Orlando LGBT nightclub early Sunday morning.

Time to retire Bob Goodlatte

The incumbent 6th District Congressman is ripe for retirement. His campaign coffers are full, and he has little left to do in the Congress.

Bob Goodlatte: Remembering our bravest on Memorial Day

As we mark Memorial Day, the American men and women lost in the line of duty are at the forefront of our minds.

Bob Goodlatte: Ending the opioid epidemic

Today, the United States is in the throes of an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.

Sixth District Republicans have a choice on June 14

What if you lived in a part of Virginia dominated by poultry, hay and cow-calf agriculture, and yet your Congressman of nearly a quarter of a century was a city lawyer from Massachusetts?

Bob Goodlatte: Obamacare ruling a victory for the Constitution

There was a big victory for the United States Constitution in Washington this week.

Bob Goodlatte: Iran’s bad behavior stuck on repeat

When it comes to the United States’ dealings with Iran, it seems like the record is stuck on repeat.

Stable Craft Brewing Co. marks formal grand opening

Hermitage Hill Farm & Stables marked its 10th year in operation with the grand opening on Thursday of Stable Craft Brewing Co.

Bob Goodlatte: Protecting the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age

A lot has changed since 1986. Mail was sent with postage stamp, a search engine was called a library, “tweets” were the sounds made by birds.

Bob Goodlatte: The real costs of illegal immigration

The real costs of illegal immigration are something no family should be forced to pay.

Bob Goodlatte: Answers, accountability and the Obama administration

Fair representation and accountability – that’s just the starting point for what the American people deserve from their government.

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Griego backs effort to impeach IRS commissioner

Sixth District congressional candidate Harry Griego supports efforts to advance impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

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Griego calls for Goodlatte to repudiate Smith grassroots remarks

Sixth District Republican congressional candidate Harry Griego called on incumbent Bob Goodlatte to repudiate remarks by former State Senator Ralph Smith.

Goodlatte to highlight IRS, Virginia Free File programs, VITA

Bob Goodlatte will speak with local leaders in Roanoke to urge eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS, Virginia Free File and VITA programs.

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Harry Griego files for Sixth District ballot

Harry Griego has officially filed for the Republican primary ballot in Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District.

Bob Goodlatte: Protect the people’s house

The people’s duly elected representatives in Congress cannot sit silent as the Executive Branch continues to overstep its constitutional authority.