Ashburn, VA -- Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg) hosted a town hall-style discussion at the Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn, Virginia, on Monday.
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton decried the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to begin issuing termination letters to employees who declined to relocate to Kansas City, Missouri by September 30th--including at least some who made extension requests that were left unanswered.
Washington DC – Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) joined Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (D-CA) and 212 Members of the House Democratic Caucus wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding he immediately call the Senate back into session to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) attended a vigil for the victims of recent incidents of gun violence outside of the National Rifle Association (NRA) headquarters where she called on attendees to honor the victims of gun violence with action.
Leesburg, VA -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) called for the opening of an impeachment inquiry into the conduct of President Donald Trump:
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton’s (D-VA) bipartisan Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment (EFFORT) Act, which directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research on opioid addiction.
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduced the Personal Needs Allowance (PNA) Modernization Act to align the Personal Needs Allowance with today’s economic realities and to improve the financial security of Medicaid beneficiaries living in nursing facilities.
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) led a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue following reports from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees that requests for personal extensions to the July 15th deadline have not been approved or have been left unanswered.
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va) joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on a bicameral letter led by the Senator to U.S.
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In a year when more than 200 Americans have been killed in shootings, U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10) is learning more from residents about what the federal government can do to improve the nation’s gun laws.
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.