Press Releases

  • Beyer Reacts To Supreme Court Decision Halting Obama Immigration Directives

    Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Texas: “Today’s Supreme Court decision halting President Obama’s immigration directives is wrong-headed and short-sighted. I have every confide...

  • Beyer Calls On Speaker, House Leadership To Hold Vote On Gun Violence Legislation Before Recess

    Representative Beyer today assailed Congressional inaction over the Orlando mass shooting and the public health crisis of gun violence ahead of a scheduled recess of the House of Representatives. Just last week, House Republicans voted to block consi...

  • Beyer Announces Airplane Noise Meeting

    Congressman Don Beyer is convening a community meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Metro Washington Aviation Administration, and community leaders. The announcement comes after recent changes to departure procedures for aircraft tak...

  • Rep. Beyer Statement On Pulse Nightclub Shooting

    Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement in the wake of the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning: “Our hearts are broken. Forty-nine Americans, in the primes of their lives, murdered in the name of an evil ideology...

  • Rep. Beyer Statement on Majority’s Anti-Climate Bill

    Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement on his vote against the H.Con.Res. 89, which expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is detrimental to the United States economy: “This resolution serves no legislative purpose other th...

  • Capital Region Delegation Continues to Press for Quiet Skies

    June 9, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Members of the National Capital Region House delegation today wrote Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta expressing concern over the din from military h...

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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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