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August 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressmen Ben Cline (R-VA-06) and Dean Phillips (D-MN-03) introduced H. Res. 1086 - the 48-Hour Bill Review Resolution, which will help ensure Members of Congress and the public are afforded the necessary time to read and review legislation before a vote is called on the House Floor. 

August 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) sent a letter to Governor Northam urging the Commonwealth to act immediately to grant a much-needed Emergency Declaration to the city of Staunton.

On August 8, heavy rain and flooding wreaked havoc in downtown Staunton and caused more than $3.1 million in damages to property.

August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressmen Ben Cline (VA-06) and Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced H.R. 8022 - the Lobbying Disclosure Reform Act, which will promote greater transparency within the lobbying industry.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressmen Ben Cline (VA-06) and Dean Phillips (MN-03) introduced H.R. 7949 - the SMART Government Act. This legislation would implement a three-pronged approach to establish better governance and oversight regarding Federal technology practices.

H.R. 7949 would:

July 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that he will host a District-wide Telephone Town Hall. Cline will be joined on this call by Congressman Kelly Armstrong (ND-At Large) and Delegate Michael Webert (R-Rappahannock County).

July 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) accepted the 2020 ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ Award from the United States Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented by the local Luray-Page County Chamber during their ‘Business After Hours’ event at Shawnee Farms Estate.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that he will host a Telephone Town Hall dedicated to issues facing seniors and those approaching retirement. Cline will be joined on this call by Sharon Graham, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional Administrator, and Sheriff Eric Orange, Roanoke County Sheriff.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that he will host a Coronavirus Update Telephone Town Hall. Cline will be joined on this call by Dr.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) released the below statement following the passage of his recently introduced Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act. H.R. 7259 was introduced in conjunction with Reps. Lucy McBath (D-GA-06), Hank Johnson (D-GA-04), and Martha Roby (R-AL-02). 

June 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) released the following statement regarding the events that have occurred following the brutal killing of George Floyd.

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September 14, 2020 In The News

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Dozens of community members came to Stonewall Memorial Park in Elkton to listen to speakers tell their stories of 9/11 on Friday.

August 29, 2020 In The News

Speaking live on WFIR this morning, 6th District Republican Congressman Ben Cline said President Trump made the case for his reelection during the GOP National Convention that wrapped up last night.  Cline also discussed several bipartisan bills dealing with Congressional reform – and the stalemate in D.C. over a COVID-19 relief package. 

August 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ben Cline, R-Lexington, who represents the rural and agricultural western part of Virginia, has introduced three government reform bills with Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips, who represents the often-chilly suburbs and exurbs north, west and south of Minneapolis, Minn.

August 21, 2020 In The News

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Congressman Ben Cline introduced a bipartisan bill aimed to make sure legislators don’t vote on something they have not read.

The bill is called the 48-Bill Review Resolution. Currently, Cline said lawmakers have 72 hours to review a proposal. but Cline says there are many loopholes, like Covid 19, that let lawmakers force them to vote early.

August 20, 2020 In The News

Lobbyists who work to influence the federal government report spending, combined, about $3 billion per year for their efforts. But that figure is just a fraction of what corporations and other interests spend on their lobbying. 

August 18, 2020 In The News

ROANOKE, VA. (WSET)-- Congressman Ben Cline spoke with ABC13 on what should happen with policing across the state, and the United States Postal Service.

Cline firmly believes lawmakers should not take funding and resources away from police. As a former prosecutor, he said he's seen first hand the work police do. 

August 17, 2020 In The News

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - Republican Congressman Ben Cline, who represents most of the Shenandoah Valley, has written a letter to Governor Ralph Northam to urge the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) to quickly respond to Staunton’s request for a disaster declaration.

August 7, 2020 In The News

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August 4, 2020 In The News

(The Center Square) – Five Republican congressmen have proposed a bill to reduce regulatory burdens on Americans by ensuring government agencies comply with laws and are transparent.

The Freedom From Regulations Act was sponsored by Reps. Ted Budd, R-N.C., Chip Roy, R-TX, Ben Cline, R-VA, Adrian Smith, R-NE, and Bill Flores, R-TX.

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