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October 24, 2020 In The News

MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. (WSET) - It only took about seven decades, but those who served in the Civil Air Patrol during World War II picked up the Congressional Gold Medal.

Congressman Ben Cline presented 91-year-old George "Rusty" Nichols with his medal at Amelon United Methodist Church on Thursday night.

October 22, 2020 In The News

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A Lynchburg project that got its start late last year has been finished.

That project is the Langhorne Road Bridge Renovation and Blackwater Creek Trail Extension.

The project extends the trail from Langhorne Road to Linkhorne Middle School.

October 17, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ben Cline, R-Lexington, is co-sponsoring a bill that would expand exemptions for local meat processors and producers from federal inspection requirements, according to government documents.

October 16, 2020 In The News

According to the college, students now have immediate access to medical care through in-person and telehealth appointments.

On Friday, Oct. 16, Congressman Ben Cline made a visit to the college to tour the new clinic.

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October 16, 2020 In The News

AMHERST — With a conceptual plan for a new clinic drawn up in the summer, officials at Sweet Briar College moved swiftly and eagerly to open a health center for students just four short months later on campus.

September 25, 2020 In The News

It is always a good day when your U. S. Congressman speaks about Sweet Briar on the floor of the United States House of Representatives!

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.