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Inspector General To Review Closure Of Social Security Administration Field Office In Arlington
May 21, 2018
Rep. Don Beyer today received confirmation that the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Social Security Administration (SSA) had agreed to his request for a review of the decision to close its Arlington field office. The review will “identify and evaluate SSA’s reasons for the field office closure … ascertain SSA’s plans to mitigate any effects on individuals currently served by the field office … (and) determine whether SSA followed its internal policies related to notifying your offi... More
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Rep. Beyer’s Remarks At Rally Demanding Justice For Bijan Ghaisar
May 21, 2018
Remarks as prepared: Justice delayed is justice denied. It has been six months since an unarmed Bijan Ghaisar was shot to death by Park Policemen. It has been nearly six months since the FBI initiated its investigation into an incident that happened over the course of a few minutes. Yet we stand here today, knowing no more about that investigation. We don’t know all that happened. We do not know what the Uber driver said when he called 911 – because the FBI has told Arlington not to release the ... More
After six months of silence in Park Police killing, Bijan Ghaisar’s family protests at Justice Department
May 19, 2018
Washington Post Six months after Bijan Ghaisar was fatally shot by two U.S. Park Police officers on a Northern Virginia side street, hundreds of famil... More
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Pruitt Admits To Breaking The Law
May 16, 2018
Scott Pruitt today admitted in a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to violating federal regulations when he accepted the services of his direct subordinate, Millan Hupp, without paying her [exchange here]. Hupp assisted Pruitt in his housing search last year, Pruitt confirmed, without pay, a violation of the Code of Federal Regulations (administrative law governing federal employees, laid out by the Office of Government Ethics). The EPA Inspector General confirmed to Congressman Beyer l... More
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Beyer Statement On Secretary Azar’s Premium Gaffe
May 11, 2018
Rep. Don Beyer today issued the following statement on Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar’s testimony that he does not “see the premium effect” of the Trump Administration’s efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act: “This comment by Secretary Azar represents the abysmal apathy the Trump Administration shows when it comes to Americans’ healthcare costs,” said Rep. Beyer. “Virginia and our neighbor Maryland are already seeing requests by insurers for massive premium increase... More
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