Today Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia) and Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced bipartisan legislation to address a critical shortage of certified nursing assistants (CNAs). The Ensuring Seniors' Access to Quality Care Act will allow nursing homes that have been forced to suspend in-house CNA education programs after receiving a certain level of penalties to resume those programs once… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) will host his annual Senior Issues Forum on October 29th at 3:00 PM. In the interest of community health, this year's event will be held virtually. The forum will provide an opportunity for a panel of experts to discuss the many issues facing senior Virginians, especially over the past year and a half. The panelists will share resources and… Read more »
Today, Representative Gerry Connolly, chairman of the Government Operations subcommittee, and Representatives Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Beyer (D-VA), and Trone (D-MD) sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Russell T. Vought demanding he cease and desist all efforts to strip federal funding from Democratic-led communities.
“By implementing this Presidential memorandum,… Read more »
Today, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) joined Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), and Reps. John Sarbanes (D-MD), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Anthony Brown (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), and David Trone (D-MD) in issuing the following statement:
“We represent the people of the National Capital Region. We are alarmed and… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s decision to walk away from the negotiating table and leave the American people without another COVID-19 relief package:
“Mark it down: On October 6, 2020, the president walked away from ongoing negotiations on a… Read more »
On Monday, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, held a hearing to examine Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s potential conflicts of interest and evaluate how his continued leadership could jeopardize the Postal Service and the mail-in voting process for the 2020 election. The hearing also discussed his potentially criminal campaign… Read more »
On Monday, September 14, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. E.T, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold a hearing to examine Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s potential conflicts of interest and evaluate how his continued leadership could jeopardize the Postal Service and the mail-in voting process for the 2020… Read more »
Opinion by Greg Sargent
Because the crush of President Trump’s corruption and wrongdoing has been so relentless, it often can seem like media scrutiny and congressional oversight have been reduced to nothing more than dead letters.
But in the case of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s operational changes to the U.S.… Read more »
Beware the “Ides of August.”
That’s what we often write in this space when the eighth month on the Gregorian calendar comes round.
Shakespeare warned “Beware the Ides of March” in Julius Caesar. But anyone who’s ever spent any time on Capitol Hill knows “Beware the Ides of August.” August is the most volatile month of… Read more »
Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced suspension of his operational changes.
“Postmaster General DeJoy cannot put the genie back in the bottle. Sunshine in the form of public pressure has forced Mr. DeJoy to completely reverse himself. While this is… Read more »