Press Releases

  • Beyer Leads House Delegation to Restore Elephant Protections

    Congressman Don Beyer today led 54 members of the House of Representatives in urging U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel and the Obama Administration to advocate restoring all African elephants to Appendix I status under the Convention on the ...

  • Members of Congress Join Aya Hijazi’s Family to Demand Her Immediate Release from Egyptian Prison

    U.S. Representative Don Beyer today met with the family of his constituent Aya Hijazi, who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for over two years. Beyer was joined in his office by Hijazi’s brother Basel, and sister Alaa, as well as counsel fr...

  • Beyer Defends State AGs from Unlawful Subpoenas

    At today’s Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing, Congressman Don Beyer questioned expert legal witnesses on the Science Committee’s limited subpoena power, in response to Chairman Lamar Smith’s overzealous harassment of state attorneys ge...

  • Beyer Lauds Passage Of Bipartisan Survivors’ Bill Of Rights Act

    The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill Rep. Beyer introduced with California Republican Mimi Walters to protect the rights of sexual assault survivors to their sexual assault forensic evidence collection kits, known colloquially known ...

  • Beyer Commemorates Women’s Equality Day

    Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement in honor of Women’s Equality Day: “We celebrate Women’s Equality Day each year on this day to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which finally gave American women the right to vo...

  • Beyer Denounces Science Committee Republicans’ Clinton Subpoenas

    Congressman Don Beyer, the Ranking Member on the House Science Subcommittee for Oversight, strongly condemned the Committee’s issuance of subpoenas to private server companies related to Sec. Clinton’s email server. “This is a wasteful use of taxpaye...

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Recent News

  • Resources for Startups

    What the Department of Commerce Can Do For Your Startup Congressman Don Beyer, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt S. Erskine, visited 1776 this afternoon for a rou...

  • Why I’ll vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal

    The historic accord to close off Iran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb is an enormous win for U.S. national security and President Obama. In the coming weeks, I plan to vote in support of this landmark achievement and urge my colleagues to do the same. I...

  • Falls Church News Press: Rep. Beyer Hails Progress With Cuba

    U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, formerly a U.S. ambassador whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, released the following statement after President Obama announced Wednesday that Cuba and the United States will open embassies in Washin...

  • The Falls Church News Press: The Humane Cosmetics Act

    We can judge a society by how it treats its most vulnerable. I am a believer, spurred by the writings of the moral philosopher Peter Singer, that we can and should extend these values to all species. Last year on the campaign trail, I heard from many...

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