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Virginia congressional delegation statement on embassy security report, Fort Pickett

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, along with U.S. Representatives Bobby Scott, Randy Forbes, Rob Wittman, Gerry Connolly, Robert Hurt, Dave Brat, and Don Beyer released the following statement on the release of a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that makes clear Fort Pickett, Virginia is the best location for a Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC).


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Warner, Kaine urge GAO to investigate guardrail safety

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) wrote to the head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office to request a formal investigation into the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) process for evaluating the safety of roadside hardware, including guardrails that have been implicated in more than a dozen serious accidents – some fatal – nationwide, including in Virginia.


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Randy Forbes: Five big reasons to audit the Fed

To achieve real transparency, we need a full audit of the Fed – no exceptions. Just as, to achieve real accountability, we need a full audit of the Department of Defense – no exceptions. It’s common sense.


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Robert Hurt: Protecting Americans’ privacy on Healthcare.gov

Recently, a constituent contacted our office to express concern over the fact that he was unable to delete his profile from Healthcare.gov.


Kaine, Warner introduce bill to re-authorize Export-Import Bank

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which is set to expire on September 30, 2014.


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Susan Vento and Judy Van Ness: Veterans Day surprise from Congress

Americans are observing Veterans Day. Some will observe it with a day off from work or checking out the special Veterans Day sales that will be held in department stores. But the real meaning of the day should be to think about the great sacrifices of the men and women who deserve to be honored.


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Sen. Mark Warner asks for study of shutdown impact

How much did the 16-day partial government shutdown cost the U.S. economy? Sen. Mark Warner thinks we need to know.


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Mark Warner on critical GAO report: ‘We need a more collaborative culture’

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) released the following statement on today’s report by the Government Accountability Office, which cited specific examples of duplication, overlap and other inefficiencies in programs administered across the federal government.


Thursday, March 19, 2009

– State News: Kaine announces results of proposed revisions to special education, Thursday, 5:05 p.m. – Capitol Hill: Perriello applauds action on vets, health care, Thursday, 5:05 p.m. – Local News: Another church break-in in Waynesboro, Thursday, 2 p.m. – Health and Fitness: Yoga students take the Challenge, Thursday, 9:10 a.m. – On Campus: GAO […]