Press Releases

August 12, 2019 Press Release

Ashburn, VA -- Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg) hosted a town hall-style discussion at the Ashby Ponds retirement community in Ashburn, Virginia, on Monday.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

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.

August 7, 2019 Press Release

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.

August 5, 2019 Press Release

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.

July 30, 2019 Press Release

Leesburg, VA -- Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) called for the opening of an impeachment inquiry into the conduct of President Donald Trump:

July 23, 2019 Press Release

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.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
The PNA Modernization Act would double the federal floor of the Personal Needs Allowance for Medicaid beneficiaries in nursing facilities

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. 

July 18, 2019 Press Release
USDA employees report being denied extension requests to accept or decline reassignment despite serious medical and family concerns

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.

July 16, 2019 Press Release
The Members Ask Perdue to Confirm Staff Now Have Until Sept. 30th to Decide to Move, Consider Telework Options

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.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
The House-passed NDAA supports Virginia’s economy and military families

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which builds a strong national defense and prioritizes American servicemembers. The bill includes an