The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress in mid-December and signed into law by President Trump on December 22 of last year, was crafted with a few important goals in mind.
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, joined his colleagues Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Jack Reed (D-RI) to introduce the Gateway to Careers Act.
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting no on the budget deal announced on Wednesday by Senate leaders.
Ben Cline, Republican candidate for Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District, announced today that John Adams, the 2017 Republican Attorney General nominee, has endorsed his campaign.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement announced today.
The Dunbar for Congress campaign released the following statement announcing the endorsement of former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the United States Senate failed to pass a measure to fund the government, thus triggering a partial government shutdown.
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) has signed on as a cosponsor to H.R. 4810, the Making Available Plans to Promote Investment in Next Generation Networks without Overlapping and Waste (MAPPING NOW) Act.
Kathryn McDaniel Lewis will run for the United States Congress to represent the Sixth District of Virginia.
Our country is a big one, and as it grew, we also looked for ways to make it closer together. Even as we expanded from sea to sea, we sought ways to move people, ideas, and goods faster and to more areas.
Sen. Tim Kaine has raised nearly $14 million this cycle for his 2018 re-election campaign in Virginia. Kaine now has more than $9.2 million cash on hand, more than any declared Republican candidate, putting him in strong position as the election year begins.
In the very cold first week of 2018, marijuana became a burning public policy issue. As a CNN headline captured, many people found themselves thrown into confusion on the question: “Is weed legal or not?”
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadoran immigrants displaced by natural disasters, impacting thousands in Virginia.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that it grant a rehearing request on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), David Perdue (R-GA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (S.2268), a bill which will help improve the financial health of some of our country’s most critical higher education institutions.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to open nearly all United States waters to new oil and gas drilling, putting Virginia’s coastal communities at risk.
The Staunton and Augusta County Democratic Committees are hosting a meet and greet with Sen. Tim Kaine in the Queen City.
In a country whose war for independence was to some degree a tax revolt, taxes can be a touchy subject. A lot of complicated questions are involved. How do we encourage economic growth? How do we raise revenue to pay for spending?
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting for a continuing resolution (CR) funding the government until January 19.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump to express deep concern about the situation in Puerto Rico
A new fact sheet released today demonstrates the local impact a gun bill up for debate on Capitol Hill would have on states like Virginia.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce the Relief for Recovering Communities Act.
In his first 70 days as a candidate, Roger Dean Huffstetler raised over $335,000 in his bid to defeat Congressman Tom Garrett next November.
The Roger Dean Huffstetler congressional campaign announced a seven-stop listening tour of the Fifth District.
Legislation introduced in Congress would reauthorize the Chesapeake Gateways and Watertrails program run by the National Park Service.
Andrew Sneathern, an attorney and former prosecutor, has announced his candidacy for Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District seat.
A Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare passed the House today by a narrow 217-213 margin.
Roger Dean Huffstetler announced his candidacy for Virginia’s Fifth District seat in the United States Congress.
Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia supports Fifth District Congressman Tom Garrett’s legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana.
The Harrisonburg chapter of Virginia Organizing is calling on Congressman Bob Goodlatte to protect healthcare coverage.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) comments on his vote today against the confirmation of Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the EPA.
Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after the Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Rep. Mick Mulvaney to serve as the OMB director.
We applaud Senator Mark Warner for standing up for the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia’s air, water and climate.
Sen. Mark Warner comments on a Senate vote to block a federal rule preventing individuals with serious mental impairments from obtaining firearms.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments on the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner comments after the Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will oppose the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator.
Sen. Mark R. Warner joined 14 Senate colleagues to unveil the “Five Fights for Federal Employees.”
Mark Warner comments on reports of pre-inauguration communications between Gen. Michael Flynn and Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.
Sen. Mark Warner spoke in opposition to the nomination of Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury.
Mark Warner spoke on the floor of the Senate in opposition to the nomination of U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to be HHS Secretary.
Sen. Mark Warner joined in introducing legislation aimed at protecting government scientists from political interference.
Mark Warner comments on the confirmation of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General.
Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to introduce the Investing in Opportunity Act.
Mark Warner spoke today on the Senate floor against the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner issued a statement regarding President Trump’s order targeting the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner released a statement after the Administration announced additional sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile test.
The House voted Friday to roll back a required Social Security Administration disclosure for people with severe mental illness.
The Trump administration is reportedly considering an Executive Order that would revoke the bans on CIA “black sites” and torture.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined in a bipartisan bill to lift restrictions on private financing for U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba.