Archives: ‘From Congress’

Moran And Connolly Introduce Bill To Give 3.3% Raise To Federal Workers

March 26th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) joined by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), John Tierney (D-MA) and other House members, today introduced legislation in the House to provide a 3.3 percent pay raise to federal workers.

Moran Calls For Equal Protection For Federal Contracting Employees

March 18th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee, senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and a founding member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, today called on President Obama to issue an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination against employees of federal contractors who are LGBT.

Moran Bill Would End Animal Testing

March 5th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, From Congress]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee, senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Co-Chair of the House Animal Protection Caucus, introduced H.R. 4148, the “Humane Cosmetics Act,” today which would prohibit animal testing in the U.S. cosmetics industry and phase out the sale of cosmetics tested on animals in foreign countries.

Moran Bill Clears Way For Towing Oversight

March 4th, 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, introduced H.R. 4131, “the State and Local Predatory Enforcement Act,” to correct a loophole obstructing proper oversight of predatory towing practices by state and local governments.

Moran Launches First Congressional Student App Challenge

February 5th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Schools]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced the first annual House Student App Challenge for students in the 8th District.

Delegation Pressures Air Force To Stay In Virginia

January 30th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, with Senator Mark R. Warner and Senator Tim Kaine wrote the Air Force Materiel Commander, General Janet C. Wolfenbarger questioning the Air Force’s plans to relocate the Office of Scientific Research from its current site in Arlington to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

Moran, Ellison Lead Charge To Strengthen Clean Water

January 27th, 2014 | [From: EcoNews, From Congress]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee, and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) were joined by 72 Members of Congress in urging EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to finalize stricter clean water regulations, which would limit discharges from coal-fired power plants.

Moran Praises Omnibus Package, Touts Provisions

January 17th, 2014 | [From: From Congress, Top Stories]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement on the $1.1 trillion omnibus appropriations package passed by Congress.

Moran Announces Plans to Retire from Congress

January 15th, 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, announced today that he will not seek re-election.