Updates and news across Virginia

Chairman Whitbeck Responds to Washington Post

Dear Editor I was dismayed to see the recent article that inaccurately depicted my position regarding Republican nominating processes.  The quotes attributed to me would have the reader believe that I am opposed to all nominating processes other than conventions.  Not only is this factually inaccurate (and contrary to my record as a Party leader),… Read more »

Demand Hillary Clinton Release All Her Emails

While serving as President Obama’s Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton possibly evaded the law by using a personal email address from Day One to conduct ALL official business. The Federal Records Act requires that senior government officials retain and preserve all written records. It ensures that our public servants are serving the best interest of the American people. For… Read more »

Robert Hurt Questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Congressman Robert Hurt, R-5th, released the following statement after a Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy”: “I appreciate Chair Yellen’s testimony today on U.S. monetary policy and the state of our economy.  With that in mind, I have serious concerns about these… Read more »

Comstock Votes For 529 College Saving Plans

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, R-10th, issued the following statement on the bipartisan passage of H.R. 529, which amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand, strengthen, and modernize 529 college savings accounts: “Our country’s future is only as strong as the next generation. Nearly 12 million parents use tax-free college savings accounts – known as 529 plans. … Read more »