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Northern Virginia Delegation Statement on Future Location of FBI Headquarters

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Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), and Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) released a statement following a briefing from the General Services Administration (GSA) on the future location of a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): “This morning, the Virginia congressional delegation received a briefing f...

Connolly Statement on Designation of $100 Million in TMF Funds for Improving Digital Services and Customer Experience

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement applauding the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration’s (GSA) announcement that $100 million from the Technology Modernization Fund is being designated to help streamline and improve digital services to deliver better customer exper...

Connolly, Sarbanes Introduce Telework Metrics and Cost Savings Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD) reintroduced the Telework Metrics and Cost Savings Act, which seeks to strengthen and expand the federal government’s telework programs by capitalizing on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. “As we emerge from the pandemic, federal agencies must cont...

Committee Advances Connolly Legislation Ensuring Proper Congressional Oversight of Postal Facilities

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Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform advanced H.R. 7674, the Ensuring Oversight Access to the Postal Service Act. The legislation, sponsored by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, aims to ensure proper oversight of the Postal Service by clarifying that Members of Congress may not be denied access to postal facilities for the o...

Northern Virginia Congressional Delegation Writes GSA In Support of Springfield FBI Location

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Today, members of the Northern Virginia congressional delegation sent GSA Administrator Carnahan a letter in support of relocating the FBI Headquarters to the Springfield location. The letter was signed by Reps. Connolly, Beyer, Wexton, and Senators Warner and Kaine. “The Springfield, Virginia site, which the federal government already owns and underutilizes, is the best option for a new consolida...

Chairman Connolly to Hold Hearing on IRS Operations Amid Expectedly Challenging Tax Season

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On Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold a virtual hearing to examine the operations and financial condition of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), specifically how the agency will fare this tax season. Every year, the IRS processes more than 150 million individual and business tax returns. But as it hea...

Chairman Connolly to Hold Hearing on Addressing Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Federal Programs

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On Thursday, March 31, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. ET, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold a hybrid hearing to examine the recent growth in agency improper payments and identify ways the federal government can tackle fraud, waste, and abuse in government programs without putting undue burden on the individuals and small businesses who rely on them. Impr...

Connolly, Wexton, Beyer Send Letter to MWAA Requesting Update on Issues Impeding Silver Line Phase 2 Operational Readiness and Urging Accountability for Delays

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Today, U.S. Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), and Don Beyer (D-VA) wrote to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) emphasizing their concerns over delays of the completion of the Silver Line Phase 2 extension and requesting an update on outstanding issues that are impeding the declaration of operational readiness. “We understand that several punch list i...

Connolly Community Project Funding Requests Included in FY22 Appropriations Package

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, announced the inclusion of nine of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests in the FY 2022 omnibus appropriations package, which passed the House last night and now heads to the Senate. “I was proud to secure the funding for these community projects, totaling nearly $12 million for Fairfax an...

Connolly Leads 68 Members in Introducing Legislation to Stop DeJoy’s Purchase of Gas Guzzling Vehicle Fleet

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations and co-Chair of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, led 68 Members of Congress in introducing the Green Postal Service Fleet Act, legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from carrying out any purchase of a new fleet of delivery vehicles unless 75 percent ...

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