Nov. 15, 2012. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx issued a statement today after being elected Secretary of the House Republican Conference for the 113th Congress. Secretary is one of eight elected leadership positions within the GOP Conference.
By Jesse Wood Oct. 15, 2012. As part of the ASU Department of Communication’s Fall Debate Series, candidates for the N.C. House and Senate, U.S. House and Watauga County Board of Commissioners will pitch their candidacy on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Broyhill Events Center inside the Helen Powers Grand Hall. Participants include candidates for the 93rd District of the N.C. House – Jonathan Jordan and Cullie Tarleton; 45th District of the N.C. Senate – Dan Soucek and Roy Carter; the Watauga County Board of Commissioners – Tommy Adams, Vince Gable, Billy Kennedy, Virginia Roseman, John Welch and Perry Yates; and N.C. 5th District of U.S. House – Elisabeth Motsinger. Virginia Foxx, who resides in the High Country, declined her invitation participate, according to a release from ASU. A representative from Foxx’s campaign hasn’t returned a phone call as of Monday morning. The event, which is presented by AppSpeaks, College Democrats, College REpublicans and the SGA, is open to the public and is free to attend. A reception will follow the forum. For more information, contact Dr. Jeff Motter at 828-262-7527 or email him at [email protected]
Sept. 10, 2012. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) today released a statement upon the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ announcement that only 96,000 jobs were added in the month of August while nearly four times as many Americans left the workforce altogether.
Aug. 28, 2012. Vying for a seat in the U.S. House in November, Elisabeth Motsinger faces incumbent U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) at a serious disadvantage. Foxx has 135 times more cash on hand than her opponent. The financial disparity is so striking that Motsinger has dubbed the race “David vs. Goliath.”
BY JESSE WOOD
Aug. 6, 2012. Even before full implementation, the President’s law has fallen short of its promises to spur immediate job creation, lessen the deficit, not raise taxes, allow people the choice to keep their current health plans, and reduce health care costs for individuals and families.
July 13, 2012. Rep. Virginia Foxx’s press secretary sent High Country Press an article, an op-ed penned by Virginia Foxx and a YouTube video of Foxx speaking in the House regarding her vote to repeal President Obama’s health-care overhaul legislation.
July 4, 2012. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) welcomed Watauga High School rising Junior Noah Padgett to the United States Capitol to celebrate his winning submission to the 2012 Congressional Art Competition. Noah met Foxx and joined champion high school artists from throughout the United States for a ceremony in their honor and a tour of the Capitol grounds.
June 29, 2012. Following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s health care overhaul on Thursday, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) released a statement last night condemning both the Supreme Court’s decision as well as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is also known by the moniker Obamacare.
BY JESSE WOOD