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Robert Hurt: House Republicans set pro-growth agenda

Earlier this month, Republicans in the House of Representatives met to establish our priorities for the coming year.


Hurt, Goodlatte, Griffith energy bill passes House

The House passed H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, which includes the language of H.R. 2929, the Supporting Home Owners Rights Enforcement (SHORE) Act.


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Forbes, Langevin praise House committee passage of CARDER Act

Congressmen Randy Forbes (R-VA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) today applauded passage of the bipartisan Cybercrime Anti-Resale Deterrent and Extraterritoriality Revision (CARDER) Act by the House Judiciary Committee.


Mark Warner welcomes House vote to renew the Export-Import Bank

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released a statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 313-118 to renew the charter of the Export-Import Bank, which expired on July 1.


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Robert Hurt votes for House retirement security bill

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Retail Investor Protection Act, which would require the Department of Labor (DOL) to defer to the expertise of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rather than apply its own proposed fiduciary rule.


Bob Goodlatte: Healthy competition needed in healthcare marketplace

I’ve been concerned about this law’s impact on the healthcare industry from the start, and the House Judiciary Committee has launched a series of hearings on the state of competition across the healthcare marketplace.


Bob Goodlatte: House takes first step to stop sanctuary cities

In recent weeks, the House Judiciary Committee has been working to examine the dangerous immigration policies adopted by some state and local governments.


American Farm Bureau hails House passage of ‘Waters’ bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted May 12 to overturn a rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would redefine which bodies of water and farm activities are subject to EPA oversight.


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Robert Hurt votes for Clean Water Act rollback

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act.


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Robert Hurt: Our veterans deserve better from the VA

Last month marked one year since we learned of the gross mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that resulted in tragic outcomes for those who have made countless sacrifices to protect our nation’s freedoms.


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Robert Hurt on passage of the House-Senate budget agreement

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the House and Senate Conference Agreement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget.


Speaker Howell names Danny Marshall, Ron Villanueva as House committee chairs

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) announced Tuesday that Delegates Danny Marshall and Ron Villanueva will be appointed as House Committee Chairman beginning next year.


Bob Goodlatte: A balanced budget for a stronger America

An opportunity economy starts with a budget that leads to balance. The House of Representatives sent a strong message just a few days ago that a balanced budget is a top priority.


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Randy Forbes: Will administration risk American lives against terrorists exchanged for Bowe Bergdahl?

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, released the following statement on the desertion charges filed against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.


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Robert Hurt: The House budget plan will prevent a fiscal crisis

Last month, President Obama released his budget proposal for the next fiscal year and beyond, which could have been an opportunity to address these debt and deficit challenges.


Retailers praise bipartisan Senate commitment to marketplace fairness

In 2013, the Marketplace Fairness Act passed the Senate on a strong bipartisan vote. Despite that action, retailers were forced to wait for a federal e-fairness solution when the House of Representatives failed to act on similar legislation at the end of session in 2014.


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Sen. Tim Kaine applauds passage of House Homeland Security bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement today on House passage of a clean bill to fully fund the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) for the remainder of the fiscal year.


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Robert Hurt: The House needs partners to advance bipartisan solutions

This week, the House continued to pass solutions that will create jobs and grow our economy throughout Virginia’s Fifth District and across the country.