Press Releases

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), and Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA) introduced the Health Savings for Families Act.

September 25, 2019 Press Release
Wexton’s amendment would direct the National Science Foundation to support research on public awareness and understanding of manipulated digital content.

Washington, DC -- Today, an amendment offered by Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) during the Science, Space, and Technology Committee markup of H.R. 4355, the Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks (IOGAN) Act, was approved with bipartisan support.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
In response to reports of Secretary Carson’s deeply offensive remarks about transgender women, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton issued the following statement:

“Secretary Carson's remarks are revolting. These comments only affirm that his recent efforts to erase the Equal Access Rule are rooted in ignorance, not sound policy.

September 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, the House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton’s (D-VA) Shutdown Guidance for Financial Institutions Act. The bill would require federal regulators to issue regulatory guidance for financial institutions within 24-hours of a government shutdown.

September 19, 2019 Press Release
61 Members wrote to HUD Secretary Ben Carson urging reinstatement of key language and incentives that help ensure equal protections for LGBTQ individuals at federally-funded shelters

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) sent a letter, co-signed by 59 of their House colleagues, to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson strongly denouncing anti-LGBTQ changes made to the 2019

September 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- This week, Representative Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) helped pass three historic bills in the House of Representatives to block future offshore drilling efforts: H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, which blocks new offshore drilling along the Atlantic and Pacific coastlines; H.R.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

In response to reports that USDA is asking employees who previously declined relocation to work longer in Washington, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton issued the following statement:

September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Yesterday, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) joined Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) in introducing 

August 30, 2019 Press Release

Winchester, VA -- Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) 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.

August 23, 2019 Press Release

Leesburg, VA -- Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) visited the Inova Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ILNRC) in Leesburg on Friday morning to meet with residents and staff about the 

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