Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner supported final passage of the FY 2010 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which provides funding for the Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, as well as the United States Forest Service. The measure passed last night on a bipartisan vote of 77 to 21, and will now go to conference committee with the House of Representatives.
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Webb, Warner Secure Funds To Upgrade Two Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Va.’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed[From: From Congress]
Washington, D.C., September 22nd – Congressman Jim Moran, Virginia Democrat, announced today that the Department of Defense (DoD) has extended by two years, the deadline for BRAC-related facilities in the National Capital Region (NCR) to comply with “Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings” put in place to accompany the 2005 BRAC decision.
Moran Letter To Defense Authorization Conference Committee: Preserve House-Passed Federal Employee Provisions[From: From Congress]
Congressman Jim Moran, Virginia Democrat, led an effort backed by the Washington Metropolitan Congressional Delegation requesting that House conferees participating in negotiations regarding the FY ’10 Defense Authorization bill (H.R. 2647) fight to retain the federal employee provisions that were in included in the House-passed bill. These provisions mirror legislation introduced by Congressman Moran and were included at his request.
More than 3000 people came to South Lakes High School in Reston last night to listen to Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D-8) and former Democratic National Chair Howard Dean explain proposed healthcare reform legislation.
Congressman Jim Moran, Virginia Democrat, issued the following statement today regarding the use of health care co-ops as a suitable replacement for a public option in the health reform legislation being considered by Congress.
“A public health insurance option that provides a basic level of coverage is vital to enacting real health care reform.
Today, President Obama celebrated the beginning of implementation of the Post 9/11 GI Bill. This bill, through its Yellow Ribbon Programs and partnerships with colleges and universities throughout the nation, will provide our service members with the most generous educational benefits package since the original GI Bill of 1944.
The Members of the Washington Metro Area’s House Delegation -Reps. Steny H. Hoyer, Frank R. Wolf, James P. Moran, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Chris Van Hollen, Donna F. Edwards and Gerald E. Connolly – applauded passage of a resolution today approving the interstate WMATA Regulation Compact in accordance with legislation authorizing $1.5 billion in federal Metro funding over ten years.
Senators Webb, Warner Announce $44.2 Million In Recovery Act Funds For Affordable Rental Housing Construction In Virginia[From: From Congress]
U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved $44.2 million to jumpstart affordable rental housing programs in Virginia. Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, HUD’s new Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) provides grants to state housing finance agencies to resume affordable rental housing projects throughout the country while also creating jobs in the hard-hit construction industry.
U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Jim Webb announced that the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 approved by the Senate on an 87-7 vote Thursday includes language that directs the U.S. Department of the Interior to study the feasibility of adding the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford to the list of monuments and historic sites owned and operated by the U.S. National Park Service.
Congressman Jim Moran, Virginia Democrat, successfully included the following health and education projects in the FY’10 Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill (H.R. 3293). The bill passed on a 264-153 vote this afternoon on the House floor.