Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today took to the House floor to speak out in favor of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 to provide a six-part plan for closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
More than 80 percent of the American people oppose the practice of horse slaughter – our laws need to sync with our values.
An amendment introduced by Congressman Jim Moran to encourage recruitment of women to the Afghan National Security Forces passed the full Appropriations Committee today
Congressman Jim Moran led 26 lawmakers in sending a letter to President Obama applauding his commitment to the closure of Guantanamo and calling for swift action on his pledge to take steps to close the prison facility.
Congressman Moran and Senator Hagan (D-NC) today introduced legislation enabling military retirees to transfer Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities to a Special Needs Trust (SNT) to provide long-term care for a disabled child.
Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, applauded the settlement of a labor dispute that will result in payment of more than $300,000 in wages and benefits owed to nearly 70 janitors at Ft. Belvoir.
“I look forward to the day we can finally shut the doors on this prison that should never have existed.”
Bipartisan Virginia Delegation Calls for Long Overdue Federal Recognition for Virginia Indian Tribes
“In the name of decency, fairness, and humanity, I urge my colleagues to support this legislation and bring closure to centuries of injustice Virginia’s tribes have experienced,” said Rep. Moran.
“I know that Assad’s regime will fall. Rebuilding a nation worthy of the revolution’s goals necessitates a vision of full citizenship and equality under the law for all of Syria’s people.”
Using gas chambers to kill shelter animals is unnecessarily cruel, causing these animals to suffer in the last moments of their life. This resolution would bring more attention to this unacceptable practice