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  • Goodlatte Announces Sixth District Congressional App Challenge Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr
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    These young men and women are the next generation of American innovators. Read more

  • Goodlatte Statement on the Passing of JMU's Dr. Ronald Carrier
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Dr. Ron Carrier played a significant role in making James Madison University the institution that it is today. Read more

  • Goodlatte Announces Launch of Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr
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    The third annual Congressional App Challenge is now live! Read more

  • The Skills to Succeed
    Posted in Columns on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr
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    An economy that can create jobs is a great thing. In fact, that’s the goal of the policies I support in Congress. But what if there is no one with the right skills to fill these jobs? Today, there are many open jobs in communities throughout Virginia waiting for highly-skilled, trained individuals. This means we have a skills gap, and that gap must be filled. Just days ago, the House of Representatives passed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This bill re... Read more

  • Goodlatte Resolution to Designate National Marshall Museum and Library Clears House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved, by voice vote, Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-Va.) resolution, H. Con. Res. 33, 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. 33 is co-sponsored by the entire Virginia delegation in the House of Representatives. The resolution was also introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Tim Kaine. Congressman Bob G... Read more

  • Goodlatte Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced today that Katy Simmons, a 2017 graduate of Buffalo Gap High School, is the winner of the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia’s 2017 Congressional Art Competition. Her acrylic painting, Katy’s Ride, will be featured 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. Katy resides in Mt. Solon and is the daughter of Carlton and Kathy Simmons. She plans to attend Easter... Read more

  • Goodlatte Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
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    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 Encourages Participation in Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2016 | Preview rr
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    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
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    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
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    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