With Inflation Hurting Families, Democrats Want Yet Another Overdose of Overspending?


WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2021)– U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ spending spree: “Senators have just spent two weeks traveling our home states and hearing what’s on the minds of working families. “I got to spend time with…

The Federal Reserve Kept Interest Rates Near Zero and Maintained Asset Purchases


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2021)---  today  Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell released the Federal Reserve statement regarding the interest rates. The Federal Open Market Committee kept interest rates near zero and maintained our asset purchases. These measures, along with our strong guidance on interest rates and on…

Governor Northam Announces Agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway to Expand Passenger Rail to Southwest Virginia


CHRISTIANSBURG , VA (May 5, 2021)—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the Commonwealth has reached an agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway to extend passenger rail service to the New River Valley for the first time since 1979. Known as the Western Rail Initiative, this agreement will increase intercity passenger rail…