Reps. Gerry Connolly (VA-11) and Scott Franklin (FL-18) today introduced the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act. This bipartisan bill would save lives by establishing a uniform base of liability protection for businesses that acquire automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and the good Samaritans who use them. AEDs are used to assist victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA).… Read more »
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… Read more »
Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), sent a letter to Director Kiran Ahuja in support of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) stated interest in expanding Federal medical coverage to include infertility diagnosis and treatment, which includes accessing assistive reproductive… Read more »
Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's outrageous and misguided decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood:
"For the first time, SCOTUS has ripped away an established right from the American people. This is yet another stain on the Court. It's a dark moment for American women and for all of us… Read more »
On Friday, July 23, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) will host a roundtable discussion on mental health during the pandemic. The event will feature conversation from public officials, mental health experts, and representatives from local mental health organizations and non-profits.
WHEN: Friday, July 23 at 1:00 PM.
WHERE: Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Rd, Burke,… Read more »
On Thursday, June 10, Congressman Gerry Connolly will host a roundtable discussion on affordable childcare and education during the pandemic. The event will feature conversation from public officials, experts, educators, students, and childcare providers, and will focus on how the COVID-19 crisis has affected childcare providers and educators, a workforce largely consisting of women and… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Government Operations subcommittee, released the following statement on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Office of the Inspector General’s report on the federal government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“This report is a stunning indictment of the Trump administration’s reckless, rushed, and ultimately dangerous plans to… Read more »
Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment, & Cyber, led 119 members of Congress in sending a letter to President Biden, urging him to establish a new Fund for Global Health Security and Pandemic Preparedness and provide… Read more »
Yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Global Health Security Act, bipartisan legislation offered by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation. The legislation, which previously passed the House in… Read more »
On March 9, 2021, as the House prepares to pass the American Rescue Plan that includes policies to reduce child poverty, Congressman Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Congressman Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) introduced the Child Poverty Reduction Act of 2021 to commit the nation to cutting child poverty by half… Read more »