In response to Attorney General William Barr’s press conference and release of the redacted Mueller Report, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton issued the following statement:
Sterling, VA -- On Tax Day, many homeowners in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District will take a hit under the new law passed by Congressional Republicans according to a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform released today by Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10).
Washington, DC -- Today marks 100 days since Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) took office on January 3rd. Congresswoman Wexton was sworn in during what would become the longest government shutdown in history. The Congresswoman spent her first month in office fighting to reopen the government and assisting constituents impacted by the 35 day shutdown.
Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduced the Shutdown Guidance for Financial Institutions Act. This legislation would require federal financial regulators to issue guidance encouraging banks and other financial institutions to work with consumers and businesses affected by a federal Government shutdown.
Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) voted for H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act. This bipartisan bill would restore net neutrality protections that were previously in place under the Obama Administration.
Washington, DC – New Democrat Coalition Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.Res.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) voted for H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019. H.R. 1585 is a bipartisan, robust, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization that passed the House today.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) voted in favor of H. Res. 271, a resolution Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care which passed the House this afternoon.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) cosponsored sweeping new healthcare legislation that will lower Virginians’ health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reverse the Trump administration’s healthcare sabotage.
Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton commemorated Transgender Visibility Week, an international recognition of the strength and pride in the transgender community.
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Last week, the Trump administration asked the courts to strike down the Affordable Care Act in its entirety.
Linda McCray worked for 35 days without pay during the Trump Shutdown, keeping passengers safe and planes on time at the Washington Air Traffic Control Center. Congresswoman Wexton invited Ms. McCray to be her guest at the State of the Union, as the prospect of a second shutdown looms.
Rep. Wexton participated in the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting in Winchester on Thursday, taking notes and questions from the array of treatment providers, school administrators, law enforcement, and recovering addicts who were in attendance.
Rep. Wexton co-sponsored a bill to raise pay for civilian federal workers, following President Trump's announcement that federal employees would see a pay freeze in 2019. The bill, led by fellow Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), would increase pay for 2019 by 2.6%, equal to wage increases announced by the Trump administration for military servicemembers.
Rep. Wexton joined Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), chair of the Transgender Equality Task Force, for a roundtable with parents of transgender children. The Members listened to stories about the importance of fostering welcoming spaces in both schools and the community as well as the need to pass the Equality Act in the 116th Congress to codify legal protections for LGBTQ Americans.
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) co-sponsored a bill that guarantees back pay for federal workers who are furloughed because of the shutdown. Virginia's 10th district is home to more than 35,000 federal employees, many of whom have reached out to Rep. Wexton to share their stories of how the shutdown is creating financial burdens on them and their families.