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Connolly Statement on Metro IG Report on WMATA-WMSC Operations

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement regarding the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Inspector General’s report on the working relationship between WMATA and the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC). The report follows Chairman…

Connolly Statement on Silver Line Extension

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement regarding the potential opening of Metro's Silver Line extension to Dulles Airport Station: Completing the Silver Line has been my top priority since coming into public office and the rail connection to Dulles has been part of our regional transit…

Connolly, Wexton, Beyer, McEachin Urge Senate Vote on Removal of ERA Time Limit

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) led Representatives Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Donald McEachin (D-VA) in urging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a vote on S.J. Res 1, which would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) originally included in the preamble of House Joint Resolution 208 (92nd Congress). The…

Congressional Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on Taiwan’s Exclusion from the International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly

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Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Steve Chabot (R-OH), Albio Sires (D-NJ), and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), the co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement in support of Taiwan’s inclusion in the 41st assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). As co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, we are deeply concerned that Taiwan…

Chairman Connolly Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of Bills to Prioritize Health of Federal Employees, Improve Government Cybersecurity

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Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the  Chai Suthammanont Healthy Federal Workplaces Act of 2022 and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorization Act of 2022 with bipartisan support. “Both of…

SEEC Leaders pledge to work toward solutions to achieve clean energy future with proper community input

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The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Gerry Connolly, Doris Matsui, and Paul Tonko and Vice-Chairs Reps. Matt Cartwright, Alan Lowenthal, A. Donald McEachin, Chellie Pingree, and Mike Quigley, released the following statement following the Senate’s decision to remove permitting language from the…

Connolly Opens New District Office in Fairfax

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) announced the opening of his new Flagship District Office in Fairfax, Virginia. The new office replaces his Annandale office as the hub of Team Connolly’s constituent services operation for residents of Virginia’s 11th District. The Annandale office will remain open, but appointments are strongly encouraged.    “Since coming to…

Connolly, Garcia, Lieu, Jones Request DOJ Investigation into Cruel GOP Migrant Flights

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Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Ted Lieu (D-CA), and Mondaire Jones (D-NY) led 41 of their colleagues in sending a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting a Justice Department investigation into cruel Republican migrant flights.    “As the federal government retains jurisdiction over cases that involve interstate…

Connolly, Chabot Introduce the Ukrainian Territorial Integrity Act

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Yesterday, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Ranking Member of the Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee introduced the Ukrainian Territorial…

Chairman Connolly Applauds Bipartisan Committee Passage of Bill to Prioritize Health and Safety of Federal Employees

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Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after the Committee on Oversight and Reform voted favorably—with bipartisan support—to approve the Chai Suthammanont Healthy Federal Workplaces Act of 2022. Chai Suthammanont was a federal employee who lost his life after contracting the coronavirus while…

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