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  • Connolly-Bulova To Host Opioid Roundtable
    Posted in News on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Gerry Connolly and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova will host a community roundtable on the opioid crisis next Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Fairfax County Government Center. The roundtable will include health and addiction experts including Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources William A. Hazel Jr., as well as representatives from the Fairfax County Department of Health, Fairfax County Community Services Board, Inova hospital, loca... Read more

  • Connolly Statement on Trump Executive Order Attack on ACA
    Posted in News on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement on President Trump's health care executive order that would sabotage the Affordable Care Act: "The Trumpcare executive order is the latest act of sabotage on the Affordable Care Act that will threaten coverage of pre-existing conditions and increase costs. Americans have repeatedly rejected Trumpcare. Let’s improve the Affordable Care Act, not leave millions of people more vulnerable." Read more

  • Connolly Statement on Graham-Cassidy Bill
    Posted in News on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement on the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal bill: "Republicans in Congress are at it again. Without hearings, without public input, and without a CBO score, they are trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Their latest incarnation, the Graham-Cassidy bill, is just as cruel and dangerous as previous “repeal and replace” efforts. Trumpcare 3.0 would leave 32 million Americans uninsured and return us to the days when health insurance... Read more

  • Connolly, Scott, Beyer, McEachin Send Letter Requesting Transparency in 2018 Virginia Health Insurance Rates
    Posted in News on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly, Bobby Scott, Don Beyer and Donald McEachin sent a letter to Virginia’s Commissioner of Insurance requesting greater transparency for 2018 health insurance premium rates. “We are concerned that efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, coupled with the Trump Administration’s efforts to sabotage the law, will increase 2018 premiums for ACA-compliant plans in the Virginia Marketplace,” the members wrote. The members note that since President Trump... Read more

  • Connolly to Hold Health Plan Open Season Workshop for Federal Employees/Retirees on November 18
    Posted in News on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Federal Employees

    Congressman Gerry Connolly will hold his annual Open Season Workshop on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Fairfax County Government Center to assist federal employees and retirees in navigating through the many changes in the 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits Plans (FEHBP), dental and vision insurance programs. The federal government’s Open Season for federal employees and retirees to change their health plans runs from November 13, 2017 through December 11, 2017. Connolly’s Open Season Wo... Read more

  • Herndon Becoming ‘Dementia Friendly Community’
    Posted in News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Seniors

    Andrea Worker “Alzheimer’s disease will touch every American family at some time or other. There aren’t many other conditions you can say that about. Today, Alzheimer’s kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined,” said U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11) to the attendees of the Town Hall meeting at the headquarters of the National Capital Area Alzheimer’s Association in McLean on Monday, June 10. Connolly was one of several speakers on the agenda, that included repr... Read more

  • Connolly To Host Alzheimer’s Town Hall Meeting
    Posted in News on July 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Seniors

    Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) will join community organizations from across Northern Virginia on July 10 for a town hall focused on Alzheimer’s. “We’ve all witnessed firsthand a family member suffer from this disease, and are all too familiar with the devastating effect it has on everyone around them, especially the immediate caregivers” Connolly said. “We are making strides towards better understanding this disease and hopefully a cure is in the near future. That’s why I have consistently s... Read more

  • Connolly Statement on the Senate Health Care Repeal Proposal
    Posted in News on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement on the release of the Senate GOP's health care repeal proposal: "The Senate health care repeal is just as mean as House bill. It contains devastating cuts to Medicaid. It limits essential health benefits. It defunds Planned Parenthood. No wonder it was crafted behind closed doors. "Rather than dismantle the Affordable Care Act, we should build on its successes and find bipartisan improvements. We need to search for ways to encour... Read more

  • Connolly Announces Town Hall
    Posted in News on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health Care, Federal Employees, Transportation, Veterans, Foreign Policy, Seniors, Environment/Energy, Education, Technology, Animal Welfare, Gun Safety, Criminal Justice Reform, Equality, Immigration

    On Monday, June 19th at 7:00 PM Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) will host a town hall meeting at the Sunset Hills Montessori School in Reston, VA. Connolly will provide a congressional update and then take audience questions. Due to space constraints, RSVPs are required. You can RSVP here. For additional information please contact our office at: 703-256-3071. When: June 19, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where: Sunset Hills Montessori School 11180 Ridge Heights Rd. Reston, VA 20191 Read more

  • Rep. Connolly predicts dire outcomes from Trump budget proposals
    Posted in News on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health Care, Federal Employees, Foreign Policy, Environment/Energy, Education, Technology

    Brian Trompeter President Trump’s proposed budget would undermine key environmental programs and cost Northern Virginia tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity, U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-11th) said June 8. “It’s probably one of the most radical documents that any president has submitted to any Congress,” Connolly told Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce members during a legislative update at the Tower Club in Tysons. “It slashes domestic investment profoundly an... Read more

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