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The Obama administration announced new amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Export Administration Regulations.
Randy Forbes released a statement on news regarding deleted footage from a 2013 press briefing on the Iran nuclear deal.
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing an amicus brief in support of the Obama administration’s historic Clean Power Plan.
The Senate passed SB 21, which would require that the General Assembly sign off on Virginia’s plan to comply with Clean Power Plan requirements.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill that would delay or obstruct implementation of the Clean Power Plan in Virginia.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement today.
Warner, Mikulski, Kaine, Wittman urge Obama administration to strengthen efforts to combat seafood fraud
Today U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Tim Kaine (D-VA) and U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) urged President Obama to protect Virginia and Maryland’s seafood industry by strengthening efforts to prevent seafood fraud.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement after President Obama announced his intent to nominate Marie Therese Dominguez as Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Department of Transportation:
Over 28,0000 miles of Virginia’s streams, including those feeding the James and Potomac Rivers, will gain federal protections under a final rule signed today by top Obama administration officials.
Today, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Department of the Treasuryannounced a major step forward in standardizing and reporting federal spending as required under the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act).
NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement in response to the Obama administration’s proposed Arctic Regulations on offshore oil and gas production.
It is my hope that our colleagues in the Senate will take up the good bills coming out of the House and join us in advancing policies to build a stronger America for our children and grandchildren.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), who chaired the first congressional hearing after the 2013 data breach at Target, sent a letter to federal banking regulators today questioning the lack of follow-up to better protect consumers.
It’s hard to believe there are still any climate change deniers. But a recent survey by the non-profit Center for American Progress found that some 58 percent of Republicans in the U.S. Congress still “refuse to accept climate change.”
Talk about something that was long overdue. The U.S. and Cuba are finally, after 53 years, taking steps to normalize relations.
One of the gravest global threats that we as a nation face is the prospect of Iran gaining the capability to produce a nuclear weapon.
The Alliance for Appalachia is releasing a Grassroots Progress Report that assesses the work the Obama administration has done in the region and provides recommendations for the final two years of Obama’s tenure.
A new Obama administration policy allowing lawful permanent residents to apply for in-country refugee processing amounts to a “government-sanctioned border surge,” in the words of Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
Virginia is the only state in the nation that lacks a law against human trafficking for sexual exploitation, a crime that impacts an estimated 100,000 U.S. children each year.