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Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced his plan to retire at the close of the 115th Congress: "Serving the people of Wisconsin has been a tremendous honor for Speaker Ryan and he has served them well. He accepted the Speaker's ...
Keynote presentations were provided by House Education & the Workforce Committee Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ), who serves with Foxx on the committee. In addition, the Insured Retirement Institute's Paul Richman moderated a panel discussion with representatives ...

Dr. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. Patricia Levesque, chief executive officer of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, said educators at the K-12 and post-secondary levels should work to ensure that students have access to programs that offer college credit and industry certificates. "That rising tide of ...
Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) and Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) say. The legislation tasks the Office of Management and Budget to create standard data elements for the information that federal grants recipients must report back to agencies. The grants management community seems to be on board with the GREAT ... managers
Other notables slated to speak at the event include Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California; Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state; Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University; former second lady Jill Biden; Representative Virginia Foxx; and Senator Lamar Alexander, ...

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx said a strong GOP effort is vital in response to the Democratic Party's "grand scheme" to secure state and federal legislative majorities when she spoke at the Wilkes County Republican Party's annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Saturday night at the Stone Center in North Wilkesboro.
Virginia Foxx must be removed from office. Among other issues, she's crushing the American education—and it starts in our 5th District of North Carolina. Not only did she enthusiastically vote for Betsy DeVos after her push to funnel public tax dollars into charter schools in Michigan resulted in test scores ...
Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. was honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with its Spirit of Enterprise Award, in recognition for her support of pro-business and pro-growth policies during the 115th Congress. During the first session of the 115th Congress, the Chamber scored members on 14 House bills, ...
Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina; Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Illinois; Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire, and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania. "Our nation's antiquated sugar program seeks to prop up prices for the sugar industry at every turn, sticking consumers with the bill," Foxx announced when ...
Some Republicans flipped in the opposition direction, voting for the omnibus after opposing the budget deal that set its spending levels. That group included three committee heads — Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot of Ohio, Education and the Workforce Chairwoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina ...
At the federal level on the Republican primary ballot are Dillon Gentry and Cortland Meader, running against the incumbent U.S. House Representative for Watauga's district, Virginia Foxx. For state offices, Republicans will vote between Shirley Blackburn Randleman and the incumbent Deanna Ballard for ...
Republican Steve A. (Von) Loor and Libertarian candidates Barbara Howe and Scerry Perry Whitlock are also running in the 4th District. DD Adams is running against schoolteacher Jenny Marshall in for the Democratic nomination in the 5th District. Rep. Virginia Foxx, a Republican, currently holds the seat ...
Republican Steve A. (Von) Loor and Libertarian candidates Barbara Howe and Scerry Perry Whitlock are also running in the 4th District. DD Adams is running against schoolteacher Jenny Marshall in for the Democratic nomination in the 5th District. Rep. Virginia Foxx, a Republican, currently holds the seat ...
Supporters of the PROSPER Act like Representative Virginia Foxx, the chief author of the legislation, argue that it cuts down on burdensome regulation and unnecessary reporting requirements for institutions. But veterans' organizations almost across the board stated their opposition to provisions of the bill ...
Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) of the House Education and Workforce Committee would take this effort even further. Her proposal for reauthorizing the HEA, the "PROSPER Act," would ensure that students will have to borrow more to get a postsecondary education with the very real likelihood that they will never ... debt civil rights
In February, the Prosper Act, introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC), moved out of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, which Foxx chairs. If passed in the House, the bill—which has garnered opposition from dozens of education groups, including the ... debt civil rights

Along with Manchin, Senators Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Mike Crapo, R-Idaho; Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D; and Tina Smith, D-Minn., are on the committee, along with U.S. Reps. Richard E. Neal, D-Mass.; Bobby Scott, D-Va.; Virginia Foxx, ... debt civil rights
Asked about complaints from community college leaders regarding the Title IV repayments, a spokesman for Representative Virginia Foxx, the Republican from North Carolina who is chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, referred to the committee report on the bill. “We're in ... debt civil rights
Republicans Orrin Hatch of Utah (co-chair), Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Michael Crapo of Idaho, Rob Portman of Ohio. U.S. House: Republicans Virginia Foxx of North Carolina, Phil Roe of Tennessee, Vern Buchanan of Florida, David Schweikert of Arizona. Democrats Richard Neal of Massachusetts, ... debt civil rights
... institutions to increase college costs, pocket the extra money, and ignore the needs and reality of students and families who struggle with increasing loan balances,” said Michael Woeste, a spokesman for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx (R-Banner Elk) will see five different challengers, two from each major party. In 2017, Virginia Foxx for Congress raised $1,190.332.71. Of that amount, $516,600 came from 268 different donations from political action committees, which are groups formed (as by an industry or an issue-oriented ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx introduced a bill, HR 1313, which would allow employers to offer health insurance premium rebates to employees who take part in workplace wellness programs, many of which include genetic screenings. [Also read: “New Wellness Bill HR 1313 Gets Flak for Genetic Privacy Concerns”]. debt civil rights
The two Democratic candidates will face each other in the May 8 primary, with the top vote-getter moving on to represent her party on the November ballot for the seat now held by Republican Representative Virginia Foxx. The Young Democrats of Surry County hosted the forum in Dixon Auditorium at Elkin ... debt civil rights
faces a pair of Republican primary opponents this May as she looks to retain her seat in Congress. Photo Submitted. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx and Congress's Committee on Education and the Workforce are planning what they say would be the first ... debt civil rights
More candidates filed for office between the press deadline for Tuesday's issue and the end of the filing period at noon Wednesday. Seth Cohn, 36, of Townsend Street, North Wilkesboro, and Robert Lee Wood of Traphill Road, Traphill, filed as Republican candidates for Wilkes County commissioner. debt civil rights
On the Republican ticket for the Fifth District, incumbent Virginia Foxx of Boone filed her candidacy for reelection Feb. 13. Foxx is being challenged for the Republican ticket as Cortland J. Meader Jr. of Advance filed his candidacy Feb. 16 for the Fifth District, setting up a primary for the Republicans. debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx of North Carolina, Phil Roe of Tennessee, Vern Buchanan of Florida and David Schweikert of Arizona as well as Democratic Reps. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, Bobby Scott of Virginia, Donald Norcross of New Jersey and Debbie Dingell of Michigan. At issue are multi-employer pensions ... debt civil rights
U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx made a stop at London Elementary on Friday morning before the school kicked off their career day Feb. 28. “I am delighted to be here,” Foxx said. “You know it's really good on the part of your teachers and counselors and the staff here to have you talking about careers. debt civil rights
Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) is currently soliciting support for a letter asking that the program be funded in fiscal 2018 from the committee's ranking member, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), tying the request for funds to the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Florida high ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx of North Carolina, a Republican who chairs the House committee overseeing the NLRB, described the original Browning-Ferris decision as “a gift” from “three former union attorneys appointed to the NLRB by President Obama” and urged the Senate to take up a bill, already passed by the ... debt civil rights
Two Capitol Hill legislators, U.S. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C., 5th District), shared their expertise and encouraged students to be active citizens at Liberty University Convocation on Monday morning. But, foremost, they both emphasized the importance of living out ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., the committee's chairwoman, to convene hearings on school shootings, describing them as a "public health epidemic." The panel has not addressed the issue since February 2013 — two months after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut left 20 first-graders and ... debt civil rights
For the third consecutive election cycle, Rep. Virginia Foxx is facing opposition from within the Republican Party as she seeks an eighth term in office representing the Fifth Congressional District in the U.S. House. Cortland J. Meader Jr., who lives in Davie County, filed Friday to run as a Republican for the ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx, republican United States House Representative for North Carolina's 5th Congressional District, filed for re-election Tuesday with the state board of elections in Raleigh, making her the second candidate to enter the race behind democrat Jenny Marshall, who filed Monday. North Carolina's 5th ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx filed for re-election to her Fifth Congressional District seat on Tuesday, and a fifth candidate for Forsyth County sheriff signed up to run, during the second day of filing for the 2018 campaign season. Foxx, a Republican first elected in 2004, has never won less than 57 percent of the vote in a ... debt civil rights
Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., and Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., aims to overhaul the federal law governing almost every aspect of higher education. The 590-page bill cleared the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in December, without hearings and despite calls from the higher education community for ... debt civil rights
HICKORY- Two U.S. representatives of the Hickory area were onboard a train that crashed into a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Virginia. Reps. Patrick McHenry and Virginia Foxx confirmed in tweets that they were unhurt following the crash. McHenry tweeted that he “was not injured in the crash but ... debt civil rights
North Carolina Republican Virginia Foxx, chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, remains adamantly against a student-level record system, often citing concerns over privacy, a common argument for critics of a federal system. UT System officials plan to meet with Foxx's ... debt civil rights
In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell recently acknowledged the negative impact of the student loan debt crisis for both borrowers and the economy. For students, Powell noted that “it impacts the entire path of their economic life.” Asked whether this ... debt civil rights
Almost 14 years into her congressional career, Virginia Foxx, 74, said she has more energy and passion for the job than ever. "I really have absolutely no diminishment in my zeal for service," she said. "I truly believe God put me there for a service. And as long as I feel like I'm fulfilling a purpose, I will stay. GOP
Emboldened, Representative Virginia Foxx, Republican of North Carolina, sponsored the Prosper Act, which has passed out of committee in the House. Under the bill, new borrowers would pay 50 percent more per month and would no longer have their loans forgiven after 20 to 25 years of repayment. GOP Student
In a letter on Friday, all 17 Democrats on the House Education Committee urged Representative Virginia Foxx, the committee's chairwoman, to convene hearings on school shootings, describing them as a “public health epidemic.” The panel has not addressed the issue since February 2013 — two months ... GOP Student
Virginia Foxx is facing opposition from within the Republican Party as she seeks an eighth term in office representing the Fifth Congressional District in the U.S. House. Cortland J. Meader Jr., who lives in Davie County, filed Friday to run as a Republican for the Fifth District, setting up a contest with Foxx in ... GOP Student
Virginia Foxx, republican United States House Representative for North Carolina's 5th Congressional District, filed for re-election Tuesday with the state board of elections in Raleigh, making her the second candidate to enter the race behind democrat Jenny Marshall, who filed Monday. North Carolina's 5th ... GOP Student
Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), and Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK), asked for all documents relating to complaints against Nassar since 2008, explanations of how gymnastics clubs are certified and information on how USA Gymnastics addresses sexual assault. Hundreds of women have accused Nassar of assault in ... GOP Student
HICKORY- Two U.S. representatives of the Hickory area were onboard a train that crashed into a garbage truck Wednesday morning in Virginia. Reps. Patrick McHenry and Virginia Foxx confirmed in tweets that they were unhurt following the crash. McHenry tweeted that he “was not injured in the crash but ... GOP Student
Mark Walker, David Rouzer, Richard Hudson, Robert Pittenger, Virginia Foxx, Patrick McHenry and Ted Budd were aboard the train when it crashed before noon, killing one person inside the truck. None of the lawmakers was injured. In a phone interview after the crash, Pittenger told WRAL News that he ... GOP Student
This week, I asked Chairman Virginia Foxx and Ranking Member Bobby Scott to review reporting by the Tampa Bay Times which highlights the falsification of records by officials at CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay. Given that Department of Labor funding may have be used to conduct ... GOP Student
House Republicans want to restrict how much graduate students can borrow and the ways in which they can repay their loans. They also want to end federal work study for graduate students and all student loan forgiveness plans, such as the popular Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Meanwhile ... GOP Student


 

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