Archives: ‘From Congress’

Moran, Webb, Warner, Connolly Applaud Passage Of Mark Center Parking Cap

December 16th, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

Today, Congressmen Jim Moran, Gerry Connolly and Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner applauded House passage of language both to cap the number of parking spaces at the Mark Center and require that the Army implement the IG’s most recent recommendations.

Senator Webb Joins Bipartisan Effort To Restore LIHEAP Funding

December 12th, 2011 | [From: From Congress, Non-Profits]

Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) yesterday joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce the LIHEAP Protection Act, which would restore funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Congress Approves Webb-Backed Bill To Honor Federal Workers Killed In Line Of Duty

December 12th, 2011 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Friday, the Senate unanimously passed the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2061), cosponsored by Senator Jim Webb, which honors federal civilian employees who are killed while performing official duties.

Moran Applauds Appointment Of Alexandria Resident Sherri Brown To VA Committee On Women Veterans

December 7th, 2011 | [From: From Congress, Other News]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today applauded the appointment of Alexandria resident Sherri Brown to the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.

Moran, Warner, Webb, Connolly Renew Call For Parking Cap, New Transportation Plan For BRAC #133

December 2nd, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

Following yesterday’s release of a Department of Defense Inspector General report revealing serious flaws in the Army’s Transportation Management Plan, Representative Jim Moran, Senator Mark R. Warner, Senator Jim Webb and Representative Gerry Connolly renewed their call to limit the number of parking spaces used at the building until sufficient transportation infrastructure is put in place and pressed for enactment of the IG’s recommendations -- including requiring the Army to redo their TMP.

Moran Pushes For Passage Of Exotic Animal Protection Bill

November 29th, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today renewed his call for passage of the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act following the announcement that Feld Entertainment agreed to pay $270,000 in fines for alleged violations of the Animal Welfare Act.

Virginia, Maryland Senators Announce $150 Million In Metro Safety Funds

November 18th, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

U.S. Senators Jim Webb (D-Va.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today announced approval of $150 million for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

Senator Webb Joins Bipartisan Letter To Administration Criticizing Fannie, Freddie Bonuses

November 7th, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) Friday joined a bipartisan letter signed by 59 of his colleagues to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Edward DeMarco and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner objecting to the recent news that nearly $13 million in bonus pay was approved for 10 executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Representative Moran, Bob Barker, Jorja Fox Announce Bill To Limit Use Of Exotic Animals In Traveling Circus Shows

November 3rd, 2011 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today joined celebrity animal protection advocates Bob Barker and Jorja Fox in introducing the “Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act” to restrict the use of exotic, non-domestic animals touring with circuses.

Webb-Backed Bill To Give Veterans Overdue Cost-of-Living Adjustment Passes Senate

October 21st, 2011 | [From: From Congress]

Last night, the Senate unanimously approved the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011 to increase veterans' compensation through a Cost-of-Living Adjustment.