Archives: ‘From Congress’

Moran Introduces NCAA Reform Bill

December 1st, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D-8) introduced legislation that would establish a Presidential Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Reform. This blue ribbon commission would objectively identify and study concerns related to the intercollegiate athletic system and offer recommendations for reform.

Congress Approves Prime Location For National Liberty Memorial Honoring African American Revolutionary War Soldiers, Patriots And Liberty Seekers

September 17th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Other News]

On September 11, 2014, Congress cleared the way for the National Liberty Memorial to stand on prized land (Area I) near the Washington Monument.

Moran Commemorates 20 Years Of VAWA

September 10th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement marking the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.

Moran Welcomes President’s LGBT Actions

July 21st, 2014 | [From: From Congress]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, welcomed President Obama’s executive order signed today banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in federal contracts. The President’s executive order also explicitly protects transgender Americans in the federal workplace for the first time.

Moran Commemorates 100th Anniversary Of CRS

July 16th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Other News]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Congressional Research Service today.

Alexandria Native Samuel Leiva Shares His Personal Story To Help Shape Child Welfare Law

June 25th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Other News]

Alexandria native Samuel Leiva is one of 12 current and former foster youth from across the nation who will spend the summer on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. as a part of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s Foster Youth Internship program.

Cosmetics Industry Leaders Back Moran Bill To End Animal Testing

May 28th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and Co-Chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today announced 133 companies and stakeholders in the cosmetics industry have endorsed his Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 4148) to prohibit the manufacture and the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the United States.

Moran-Ellmers Introduce Bill To Improve Medicaid Care For Seriously Ill Children

May 11th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Health & Fitness]

Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers Thursday, May 8, re-introduced legislation, H.R. 4605 (also referred to as the “Mattie and Melinda Bill,” in honor of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Melinda Lawrence), to improve health care for seriously ill children, by allowing states to bypass the years-long waiver process of including the Children’s Program […]

Moran Brings Member COLA Reform To House Floor

April 30th, 2014 | [From: From Congress]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, took to the House floor today to discuss his proposed amendment to the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015.

Moran Welcomes Equal Pay Day Executive Orders For Federal Contractors

April 9th, 2014 | [From: From Congress]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee, senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, today welcomed President Obama’s executive action to remedy gender pay disparities among federal contractors.