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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.

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