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October 29, 2021 Press Release

LEXINGTON, Virginia – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) sent the following letter to President William Dudley of Washington and Lee University.

September 11, 2021 Op-Eds

As we remember those who perished on this day 20 years ago, let us be mindful that freedom is not free and has been paid for with the blood and treasure of Americans both civilian and military since the inception of our country.

August 20, 2021 Press Release


LEXINGTON, Virginia – The office of Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) will host a Service Academy Day on Saturday, August 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Rockbridge County High School in Lexington.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressmen Ben Cline (VA-06) introduced H.R. 4866 - the Federal Insurance Office Elimination Act.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Ben Cline (R-VA) and Jared Golden (D-ME) announced the introduction of H.R. 4434 - the Ensuring Accountability in Agency Rulemaking Act.

July 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) introduced H.R. 4433, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2021. Cline was joined by Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA), and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) in introducing this bill.

July 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, in response to a letter Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) co-authored to the Office of Management and Budget, the agency announced it is rescinding a proposed change to the population criteria used to designate Metropoli

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) introduced an amendment in the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill to require the declassification of intelligence related to any potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar legislation was passed unanimously by the Senate recently.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) issued the below statement following the death of former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy, John Warner (R-VA).

May 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Recently, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr.


In The News

November 24, 2021 In The News

ROANOKE, Va. – Companies with more than 100 employees have just over a month to meet President Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

November 23, 2021 In The News

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - As the deadline for President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate draws closer, one Valley politician is saying it’s not beneficial for economic recovery.

The president’s executive order includes about 2/3 of the U.S. workforce, requiring them to be vaccinated by Jan. 4.

November 23, 2021 In The News

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A Virginia Congressman is pushing back against federal vaccine mandates for Virginians.

6th District Republican Ben Cline said the January 1 federal vaccine mandate is hurting local businesses, first responders and working families.

October 7, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (WSET) — After weeks of back and forth in Washington, lawmakers have finally reached a deal to extend the debt ceiling.

Reaching this deal means the U.S. has averted a default on its debt -- which basically means the country would be unable to pay its bills.

October 7, 2021 In The News

ROANOKE, Va – On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced an agreement to extend the debt ceiling through December.

Lawmakers representing Virginia from both sides of the aisle agree they are happy a decision was made but have differing stances on how to move forward. The debt ceiling is all about paying off bills that have already been incurred.

October 6, 2021 In The News

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - On a tour of current agricultural businesses, like the McCormick Farm in Raphine, a look at the famous McCormick reaper from the 1830s seemed an apt symbol.

“The reaper is a great example that American agriculture has always been about science, technology, and innovation,” said Rep. GT Thompson (R-Pa. 15).

October 6, 2021 In The News

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Ben Cline and leader of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Glenn Thompson made several stops in the Valley Wednesday, highlighting the needs of our rural communities.

October 6, 2021 In The News

RAPHINE, Va (WSET) — Lawmakers are looking into the needs of farmers in our area as a bill that supports them is set to expire soon.

Republican Congressman Ben Cline toured the Shenandoah Valley with Glenn "GT" Thompson, republican leader of the House Agriculture Committee, to hear the voices of our local farmers.

October 6, 2021 In The News

WEYERS CAVE — Congressman Ben Cline paid a trip to an Augusta County farm on Wednesday morning as a part of an agriculture tour of the Shenandoah Valley with the Republican leader of the House Agriculture Committee Glenn Thompson.

October 6, 2021 In The News

ROCKINGHAM — It’s a process the Pennsylvania congressman has been through before — helping craft the next federal Farm Bill.