Webb, Warner, Scott, Nye Secure Funding to Initiate the Eastward Expansion of Norfolk's Craney Island
Inclusion of federal funds moves project into “construction” phase, making it eligible for future federal funds
Oct 01 2009
Washington, DC - Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner, and Congressmen Bobby Scott and Glenn Nye today announced the inclusion of $100,000 in the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill to initiate the eastward expansion of Craney Island. Thursday’s inclusion of funds moves the project from the “planning” to “construction” phase, making it eligible for future federal funds.
Webb, Warner, Forbes, Nye, Scott & Wittman Urge Armed Services Committees to Strip $46.3 Million from Defense Budget for Dredging at Naval Station Mayport
~Virginia Lawmakers Cite Poor Policy, Fiscal Irresponsibility, and Lack of Strategic Justification~
Sep 18 2009
Washington, DC - In a joint letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner, and Congressmen Randy Forbes, Glenn Nye, Bobby Scott, and Rob Wittman urged the Committees not to authorize an appropriation of $46.3 million to dredge the channel and basin at Naval Station Mayport (NS Mayport), Florida in the final National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2010.
Washington, DC – Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner today supported final passage of the FY 2010 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill which addresses a number of transportation and housing needs of the nation and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The bipartisan measure passed by a vote of 73 to 25 and will now go to conference committee with the House of Representatives.
Washington, DC – Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner today announced that more than $26.4 million in funding was secured for a number of water projects in Hampton Roads. The funds were included in the FY2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, passed in the Senate on Wednesday night, which provides funding for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior, and economic development projects.
Stimulus Funds for Heath Center Maintenance, New Equipment Acquisition
Jul 01 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released more than $13.5 million in grants for twenty-four community health centers in Virginia to maintain facilities and to improve services as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
~ Strengthens NOAA’s data collection, resource management & public outreach ~
Jun 10 2009
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (VA), along with Senators Jim Webb (VA), Barbara A. Mikulski (MD) and Benjamin L. Cardin (MD) today introduced the Chesapeake Bay Science, Education and Ecosystem Enhancement Act of 2009, which would strengthen and enhance the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) role in the multi-state Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort.
U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Defense announced it would defer the decision on whether to homeport an aircraft carrier in Mayport, Florida, pending a complete review of the issue during the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR).
~ Legislation also includes study to attract mid-career managers to gov’t. service program ~
Mar 26 2009
At the request of U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner of Virginia, the Serve America Act includes a Veterans’ Corps to promote service opportunities and fellowships for our nation’s military veterans.