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  • Goodlatte Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced today that the Congressional Art Competition for high school students throughout the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia is now underway: “Capturing the beauty of nature in paint, sketching a scene from the past, or snapping a photo of life today – these are just some of the many ways art can tell a story. The Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity for students to showcase their talents and share their story with visitors to the U.S.... Read more

  • Goodlatte & Judiciary Republicans Call on FBI to Investigate Cyberattacks and Mishandling of Classified Information
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, House Judiciary Committee Issues

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee today sent a letter to Director James Comey calling on the FBI to follow all legitimate investigative leads regarding Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as leads regarding the mishandling of classified information. Members signing the letter also renewed their request for a briefing on these matters and allegations made by the President over ... Read more

  • Goodlatte Encourages Participation in Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Bob Goodlatte released the following statement inviting all high school students in the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia to participate in the Congressional App Challenge: “Photos, games, maneuvering traffic, keeping in touch, monitoring exercise – there are apps for all of it! A vast majority of folks already depend on technology for work, recreation, health care needs, and education. Technology is at the center of the global economy, and today’s youth will continue to drive... Read more

  • House Approves Goodlatte Resolution to Designate National George C. Marshall Museum & Library
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved by voice vote Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-Va.) resolution, H. Con. Res. 138, to congressionally designate the George C. Marshall Museum and the George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Va., as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library. H. Con. Res. 138 is co-sponsored by the entire Virginia delegation in the House of Representatives: Reps. Rob Wittman, Scott Rigell, Bobby Scott, J. Randy Forbes, Robert Hurt, Dave Brat, Don Be... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition Winner Honored in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) welcomed Jamie Swartz, winner of the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia’s 2016 Congressional Art Competition, to Washington today. Her egg tempera painting, Anthurium Light, will be on display in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for one year as part of a display of artwork by high school artists from across the nation. Jamie resides in Lynchburg and is the daughter of Jim and Sandy Swartz. She is a 2016 graduate of Heritage High School and plans to at... Read more

  • Goodlatte Announces Winner of Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced today that Jamie Swartz, a senior at Heritage High School, is the winner of the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia’s 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Her egg tempera painting, Anthurium Light, will be on display in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for one year as part of a display of artwork by high school artists from across the nation. Jamie resides in Lynchburg and is the daughter of Jim and Sandy Swartz. She plans to attend Lynchburg ... Read more

  • Education is Local
    Posted in Columns on December 4, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Most of us can recall a favorite teacher – the one who made an impact or taught a lesson that will be long remembered. I’ve had the opportunity to meet many educators in schools throughout the Sixth District who work hard each day to provide their students with the best education possible. Teachers have an invaluable impact on our children, and the ability of educators to actually teach the next generation should not be hindered by outdated federal mandates. All too often we see the federal gov... Read more