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SEEC Celebrates One Year of Inflation Reduction Act Wins for America

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The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Mike Quigley, and Paul Tonko, Vice Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Matt Cartwright, Sean Casten, Chellie Pingree, and Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, released the following statement in celebration of the…

Connolly Statement on Fourth Trump Indictment

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Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, released the following statement after Donald Trump was indicted for the fourth time in connection to his efforts to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia: “A fourth indictment for Donald J Trump. He and his band of misfits must be held accountable for their efforts to overturn an…

Connolly Statement on Reports Justice Thomas Accepted Additional Trips

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Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, released the following statement after ProPublica’s reporting that Justice Clarence Thomas accepted additional travel gifts from billionaires. Connolly is a cosponsor of the Judiciary Act. The legislation that would expand the Supreme Court by adding four seats to create a…

Neguse, Connolly Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Federal Firefighter Pay

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Today, Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus and Ranking Member of the United States House Subcommittee on Federal Lands, introduced the Wildland Firefighter Paycheck Protection Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation to increase firefighter pay – bolstering recruitment, retention, and well-being, which will improve wildfire readiness, alongside…

Connolly Calls for Trump Case to Be Televised

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Fairfax, VA – Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, sent a letter to Judge Roslynn R. Mauskopf to request the Judicial Conference explicitly authorize the broadcasting of court proceedings in the cases of United States of America v. Donald J. Trump. The letter was led by Congressman Adam Schiff. “Our judicial…

Connolly Joins Gun Violence Prevention Task Force in Calling on Speaker McCarthy to Schedule Votes on Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Fairfax, VA - Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly joined the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and more than 100 members of Congress in calling on House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to schedule votes on gun violence prevention bills as soon as possible. “Gun violence is the leading cause of death for American kids, but the House GOP refuses to take action,” Connolly said. “As a member of…

Connolly Statement on Fitch's Downgrade

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Fairfax, VA - Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, released the following statement on Fitch’s downgrade announcement. “Fitch’s downgrade is a direct result of MAGA policies. Rooting for shutdowns and threatening default is no way to run a government. But Fitch unfairly discounts the robust recovery Biden has led. CHIPS,…

Connolly, Beyer Urge Gov. Youngkin to End Participation in Operation Lone Star

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Connolly, Beyer Urge Gov. Youngkin to End Participation in Operation Lone Star Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Donald S. Beyer, Jr. (D-VA),wrote to Governor Glenn Youngkin urging him to end Virginia’s participation in Texas Governor Abbott’s failed and inhumane Operation Lone Star. On May 31st, Youngkin signed Executive Director Four, deploying…

Connolly Statement on Latest Trump Indictment

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Fairfax, VA - Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, released the following statement after Donald Trump was indicted in connection to his efforts to overturn the 2020 election:   “This indictment makes clear the threat Donald J. Trump is to our democracy. He knowingly tried to overturn an election he knew he lost. He…

Connolly Statement on Biden Administration’s National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy

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Connolly Statement on Biden Administration’s National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy   Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ranking Member on the House Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation subcommittee, released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy.   “Last…

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