Rep. Wexton spent Friday in Winchester visiting Edgehill Recovery Retreat, participating in a ride-along with the Winchester Police Department, and hosting a roundtable with over a dozen community organizations to discuss the opioid epidemic, which has hit the Northern Shenandoah Valley hard.
Rep. Wexton is launching a Congressional Agritourism Caucus to support the agritourism industry and to highlight its importance to local economies and communities.
Rep. Wexton joined hundreds of Virginians for a vigil outside of the NRA Headquarters to honor those who were killed in recent mass shootings.
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton has been serving the people of Northern Virginia and Shenandoah Valley for nearly two decades as a prosecutor, advocate for abused children, state Senator, and now a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 10th District.
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) sent a letter along with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) requesting that the National Park Service (NPS) conduct a reconnaissance survey to evaluate the suitability of designating the George C. Marshall House, known as Dodona Manor, in Leesburg as an “affiliated area” under NPS.
“Today we honor the memory of all those who have been victims of fatal anti-transgender violence -- who have been targeted for no other reason than how they identify.
“Despite the significant progress we’ve made as a country in the past decade to advance LGBTQ rights, transgender Americans, particularly transgender women of color, still face alarming rates of violence.
November 18, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Reps. Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton today sent a letter pressing FBI Director Chris Wray to authorize the release of 9-1-1 recordings connected to the November 2017 shooting of Bijan Ghaisar by U.S. Park Police.