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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.