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Foxx Re-elected GOP Conference Sec for 114th Congress

Nov. 14, 2014. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today issued the following statement following her reelection as Secretary of the House Republican Conference for the 114th Congress:

“I am grateful for the support of my colleagues and look forward to continuing to work with them as Conference Secretary so we may advance our shared vision of an America with expanded opportunity, protected freedoms and efficient governance.

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx
U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx

“This Conference is well-prepared to solve our nation’s most pressing issues by generating and galvanizing support behind worthy policy ideas. While we may occasionally hold diverse positions on the issues, our Conference is united in its principles of hard work, honesty and virtue.

“It is an honor to continue serving in the role of Secretary as our Conference works to build a better future for hardworking Americans.”

Secretary is one of eight elected leadership positions within the GOP Conference. During her first term as Secretary, Foxx grew participation in the daily floor debate as well as expanded the reach and activity of the GOP Job Bank.

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., nominated Foxx for Conference Secretary. Foxx’s term will last for the duration of the 114th Congress.


U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx is currently serving her fifth term as the representative of North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District and is the elected Republican Conference Secretary. Dr. Foxx is the chair of the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and serves as Vice Chair of the House Rules Committee.

* Release from Foxx’s office