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Connolly, Wilson Reintroduce Defending Ukrainian Territorial Integrity Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC), both senior members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, introduced the Defending Ukrainian Territorial Integrity Act. This bipartisan legislation would codify the United States’ support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of…

Connolly, Wilson Reintroduce Crimea Annexation Non-Recognition Act

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 Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC), also a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, reintroduced the Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act. This bipartisan legislation would prohibit any federal agency from…

Connolly Joins Schiff, Phillips, Jayapal, McGovern to Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Rein In Unrestricted Campaign Spending

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 U.S. Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) joined Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Dean Phillips (D-Minn.), Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), and Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) to introduce the Democracy For All Amendment at the start of the 118th Congress, which would overturn legal precedents that have allowed unrestrained campaign spending and dark money to corrupt American…

Connolly Statement on OPM Guidance Promoting Internships and Early Career Programs

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), author of the NextGen Feds Act, released the following statement in support of newly-released guidance from the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) that aims to aid the federal government in attracting the next generation of federal employees by increasing opportunities for internships, particularly paid internships, and early career…

Connolly Statement on Proposed House Republicans’ Rules Package

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement on the House Republicans’ rules package for the 118th Congress.     “The Republican rules package takes the Trump administration’s war on the federal workforce to the extreme. The archaic Holman Rule and anti-Federal Employee Select…

National Capital Region Delegation Statement on House Republican Plot To Target Federal Law Enforcement, Civil Service Using Rules Package

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U.S. Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), David Trone (D-MD), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Glenn Ivey (D-MD), and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Members of Congress representing the National Capital Region, issued a stark warning today on the inclusion of the Holman Rule in the House…

Connolly Announces Community Project Funding Requests Included in FY23 Appropriations Package

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, announced the inclusion of fifteen of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests in the FY 2023 omnibus appropriations package.   “I am proud to have secured more than $28 million for our community,” said Connolly. “These projects represent the cumulative efforts…

Connolly Statement on Zelenskyy Address to Congress

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and outgoing President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed a Joint Meeting of the United States Congress: It was my honor to join my colleagues in welcoming Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United…

Connolly Applauds USPS Decision to Electrify Delivery Vehicle Fleet

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after President Biden and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced it would purchase 66,000 electric vehicles (EVs) to replace its aging fleet of gas-powered delivery vehicles. The USPS investment includes electrifying 75% of its new purpose-built Next…

Connolly Statement on the Race for Ranking Member of the Oversight & Reform Committee

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement: “We are all in and headed to Caucus. I thank my colleagues for their outpouring of support. We have a strong case, broad support, and a demonstrated record of taking the fight straight to Republicans. The Caucus should decide on the direction the…

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