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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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.