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National Capital Region Members Send Letter to the Government Accountability Office Requesting Report on WMATA
February 23, 2017
Today, U.S. Representative Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Mark Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) along with U.S. Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), John Delaney (MD-06), Don Beyer (VA-08), Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office requesting a report on the effectiveness of governance and dedicated funding structures of the Wa... More
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Representatives Lieu And Beyer Release Resource Guide For Federal Employees To Share Key Information With Public
February 16, 2017
Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Congressman Don Beyer (D | Virginia) released a resource guide for federal employees who wish to break the Administration’s communications blackout on federal agencies. The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, and encourages employees to "Know Your Rights" and "Know Your Options." In the "Know Your Rights" section, federal employees can learn about which federal laws apply to them. In the "Know Your Options" s... More
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Beyer Joins Reps. Maloney, Hoyer, and Raskin To Highlight Need for Paid Parental Leave for Federal Workers
February 14, 2017
Rep. Don Beyer joined Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12), Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD-5), and Jamie Raskin (D-MD-8) renewed calls to extend paid leave protections to federal workers as they reintroduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (FEPPLA). Reps. Maloney, Hoyer, Beyer and Raskin were joined yesterday by AFSCME and NTEU to discuss the importance of this bill to federal workers and their families. "It’s a travesty that the U.S. government comes in last among developed natio... More
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Beyer Chosen To Serve As Vice-Ranking Member Of House Science Committee
February 14, 2017
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously chose Don Beyer to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee. His selection for a leadership position comes as Beyer mounts high profile challenges to the Committee’s Republican majority over the Environmental Protection Agency and the Trump Administration’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities. “I thank my colleagues for choosing me to serve as Vice Ranking Member for the Science Committee,” said Rep. Beyer. “In this age of alternat... More
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Beyer, Johnson, Lipinski Ask for Hearing on Trump Administration Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
February 9, 2017
Democratic leaders on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology sent a letter today to their Republican counterparts on the Committee’s majority requesting a hearing on lapses in cybersecurity in the Trump White House. “Just months ago the House Science Committee’s Republican Majority seemed to believe that cybersecurity for the President’s team was a national emergency,” said Rep. Don Beyer. “Security of emails and servers was a primary concern, requiring multiple investigatory hear... More
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