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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…

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…

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