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New District Office Location

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My district office has moved to a new location! As of today, the office housing my constituent services team is located at: 1901 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA, 22209 Constituents who require assistance may begin requests here, or call the district office at (703) 658-5403.

A New Proposal To Address Mass Shootings

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In recent weeks I’ve heard from a huge number of Northern Virginians in letters, calls, and at community events about the urgent need to address gun violence. Like you, I am horrified by recent mass shootings that have claimed so many innocent lives. These tragedies, including the killing of 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, the killing of 10 people at a grocery s...

Gun Violence: Your Questions Answered

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Many constituents have called my office asking about my positions on gun safety legislation following recent mass shootings. Here are answers to some of these questions, for more please see here and here. Do you support universal background checks? — Yes. I voted for HR 8 and HR 1446. Do you support red flag laws? — Yes, I co-lead the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. Do you support banning assau...

2022 Congressional Art Competition Virtual Exhibition

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2022 Awardees 1st Place Hope and Peace by William Zhang (Thomas Jefferson HSST '24) Medium: Digital Art 2nd Place Ember by Mason Taylor (Wakefield HS '22) Medium: Oil and Acrylic Paint 3rd Place Soul Searching by Emma Chen (McLean HS '24) Medium: Charcoal Honorable Mentions Brother and Sister at the Wharf by Anne McElhaney (H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program '22) Medium: Photography Self by Aliya Lu (...

2021 Congressional Art Competition Virtual Exhibition

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2021 Awardees 1st Place Shadows of Democracy by Charlie Williams (Wakefield HS '21) Medium: Digital Photography 2nd Place Self-Portrait 2020 by Morgan Andrews (Washington Liberty HS '22) Medium: Pencil 3rd Place Girl in Print by Naomi Lewis (George Mason HS '24) Medium: Ink/Typewriter Honorable Mentions Above the Mantel by Renee Whiffen (Wakefield HS '21) Medium: Pencil Ba Noi by Jenny Le (Falls C...

Community Project Funding Requests

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Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro announced that the House Committee on Appropriations will be accepting Community Project Funding (CPF) requests from Members. This is in addition to the standard programmatic and language-based requests. Each Member is limited to no more than 10 Community Project Funding requests across all subcommittees for Fiscal Year 2022 and there is no guarantee that all requested proj...

Rep. Beyer's Member-Designated Transportation Projects

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The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members. The T&I Committee process for considering member projects is sep...

Resources for Startups

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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 roundtable and walkthrough at the incubator and venture fund’s recently opened Crystal City location. Beyer, Deputy Secretary Andrews, and Deputy Assista...

Information for Federal Employees

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It is shocking to hear that our dedicated public servants had their personal financial information exposed in a breach of the Office of Personnel Management. Our federal workforce keeps the country running; their personal information should be treated with the utmost importance and security. We must and we will do better, and I will work closely with OPM and others to ensure that improvements are ...

Amendment to HR 1806

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Rep. Mark DeSaulnier​ and I introduced an amendment to HR 1806, which tried to keep "the reduction of greenhouse gasses" as one of the many goals of ARPA-E research. Somehow House Republicans interpereted this as limiting the range of possible research. Nonsense. But, we lost, 232 to 190. Thanks to Eddie Bernice Johnson​ for supporting this amendment.