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Connolly Statement on the Passing of Congressman A. Donald McEachin

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement regarding the passing of Congressman A. Donald McEachin (D-VA). "I am heartbroken to learn of Don McEachin’s passing A noble friend, husband, and father. An environmentalist, civil rights advocate, faithful public servant, and a man of consequence. There was no better ally to have. I will miss him terribly."

Connolly Joins McEachin, Virginia Democratic Delegation in Urging General Assembly to Enshrine Right to an Abortion in Virginia Constitution

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Today, U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), along with U.S. Reps. Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Don Beyer (VA-08), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to the Virginia General Assembly, urging for prompt action to be taken to protect abortion access for all…

Connolly Applauds Senate Passage of First Responder Fair RETIRE Act

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The U.S. Senate passed the First Responder Fair RETIRE Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure federal firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other federal first responders qualify for full retirement benefits if they are injured on the job and return to the federal workforce. The House passed the legislation unanimously in July, 2022. The legislation was introduced in the House…

Chairs Maloney, Connolly Issue Statements on Revised Agreement Between the National Archives and George W. Bush Foundation

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Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, issued the following statement in response to the  revised agreement between the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and George W. Bush Foundation regarding the proposal to privatize the George…

Congressional Korea Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on the Tragedy in Seoul, South Korea

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Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ami Bera (D-CA), Joe Wilson (R-SC), and Mike Kelly (R-PA), the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Korea Caucus, released the following statement regarding the October 29 tragedy in Seoul, South Korea that took the lives of more than 150 people: “As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Korea Caucus, we join the world in sending our heartfelt condolences to the…

Connolly to Host 14th Annual Open Season Workshop

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Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold his 14th annual Open Season Workshop on December 3, 2022 to assist federal employees, retirees, service members, and veterans in navigating changes to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plans (FEHBP), and dental and vision insurance programs. The program will feature a panel of experts,…

Connolly Statement on Announcement of Silver Line Extension Opening Day

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement today regarding Metro's announcement that the Silver Line extension will be open to riders on November 15, 2022: “As one of the earliest and strongest proponents of the Silver Line, I am thrilled that we are officially only two weeks away from fully…

NATO Parliamentary Assembly President Connolly Statement in Support of Ukraine

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement in support of Ukraine. Connolly joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Crimea Platform Summit in Zagreb, Croatia. “Today, I joined Speaker Pelosi to address the Crimea Platform Summit in Zagreb, Croatia to reiterate the United States’ steadfast, and unequivocal support for…

Connolly, Porter Introduce Trust in Government Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA), the Chairman and Vice Chair of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Government Operations, introduced legislation that would strengthen how the federal government interacts with the American public. The Trust in Government Act details specific requirements for federal agencies to improve their…

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