Press Releases

Warner, Cornyn Welcome Announcement that Prime Minister Modi Will Address Congress

Speaker Paul Ryan announced today that the Prime Minister of India will address a joint session of Congress during his visit to the U.S. this summer

Apr 28 2016

“As co-chairs of the Senate India Caucus, we welcome Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Capitol Hill during his trip to the United States. Speaker Ryan’s decision to invite Prime Minister Modi to address Congress demonstrates the growing commitment to strengthening the strategic partnership between the U.S. and India."

Warner, McCaul Lead Bipartisan Coalition to Establish National Commission on Digital Security

Will bring together tech, intel, law enforcement, global commerce and privacy experts to make recommendations to protect privacy and public safety; proposal has support from a broad range of stakeholders

Feb 29 2016

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) led a bipartisan group of colleagues in the Senate and House today in introducing legislation to establish an independent National Commission on Security and Technology Challenges.

Sen. Warner Applauds DoL Announcement on New Survey of Contingent Workforce

For the last year, Sen. Warner has been calling for better data on the on-demand workforce

Jan 25 2016

Sen. Warner released the following statement on today’s announcement? by the U.S. Department of Labor that it will launch a new round of the Contingent Worker Supplement (CWS) to the Current Population Survey (CPS) – the gold standard of measuring who is doing what in the American workforce – for the first time since 2005:

Leading Retail Organization Gives Top Nat'l Honor to Sen. Mark Warner

Retailers: Warner’s tech, business background gives him a ‘think outside the box’ approach that ‘sets him apart in Washington’

Jan 06 2016

Sen. Warner, a Capitol Hill leader on issues of cybersecurity and consumer protection, was the only elected official included in a list of 25 leaders highlighted by the National Retail Federation for national leadership on issues of concern to the country’s leading retail organization.

Warner, Kaine Sound the Alarm on Failure to Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank

The Ex-Im Bank Supported More than 160,000 U.S. Jobs Tied to Exports Last Year

Jun 30 2015

The Export-Import Bank levels the playing field for U.S. exporters – many of them small businesses – by matching the financing that other governments provide to their exporters, and it does so at no cost to the taxpayer. In fact, over the last two decades, the Ex-Im Bank has actually helped reduce the deficit by generating nearly $7 billion more than it costs to operate.

Warner, Kaine Praise Interim Relief for Virginia Seafood Industry

Following letter by Warner, Kaine & colleagues, Departments of Labor and Homeland Security provide interim relief from H-2B ruling

Mar 17 2015

Today, U.S. Sens. Warner and Kaine praised the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security for providing interim relief to Virginia businesses that rely on seasonal workers, including the seafood industry, but underscored that many details must still be worked out.

Sen. Warner Questions Wait Times, Long Lines to Clear Passport Control at Dulles Airport

“This is not the way to welcome tourists, business people arriving in Va.”

Feb 21 2014

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today asked the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for an explanation of exceptionally long lines and wait times commonly experienced by passengers arriving on international flights at Virginia’s Dulles International Airport.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) today sent a bipartisan letter to the head of the Federal Trade Commission requesting establishment of a Merchant and Retail Industry Information Sharing Analysis Center (MRI-ISAC), which would allow stores and retail businesses to share threats and vulnerabilities about data breaches and hacking attempts.