U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA) and Jack Bergman (R-MN) today reintroduced the Comprehensive Access to Resources and Education (CARE) For Long COVID Act, legislation to help people living with long-term COVID-19 symptoms by improving research and providing resources for people with Long COVID. Senate companion legislation was introduced this week by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA),… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), author of the bipartisan Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act, which was signed into law in 2021, today issued the following statement on the FBI’s release of 2021 hate crime statistics compiled through the outdated Summary Reporting System (SRS) and the newer National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), which collects significantly more detailed data for bias… Read more »
Today Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), the Senior House Democrat on Congress’ Joint Economic Committee and a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, issued the following statement on the President’s Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request:
“The President’s budget is a roadmap to a stronger, healthier, and more prosperous America.
“President Biden’s FY24 budget requests balance difficult policy… Read more »
Today, Virginia’s Governor Glenn Youngkin, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, and U.S. Representatives Bobby Scott, Rob Wittman, Gerry Connolly, Don Beyer, Abigail Spanberger, Jennifer Wexton, Jen Kiggans, and Jennifer McClellan issued the following statement after Virginia leaders presented to the General Services Administration (GSA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), the Senior House Democrat on Congress’ Joint Economic Committee and a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, issued the following statement today on updated Republican legislation due for markup tomorrow directing the Treasury Department to prioritize certain payments in the event of a debt limit breach:
“The first thing that struck me reading… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today attended at a ceremony at the White House to cheer on his friend and constituent Colonel Paris Davis as Davis was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Biden.
Davis’ actions (described below) which earned the nation’s highest honor for military valor came in 1965 during his service in the U.S. Army Special Forces in the Vietnam War. Davis, a barrier-breaking… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today issued the following statement on Amazon’s announcement that it would pause construction of HQ2 in Northern Virginia:
“After the release of this morning’s news, Amazon staff assured me the company remains committed to HQ2 in Northern Virginia and providing the community benefits previously agreed upon.
“Amazon’s representatives said their first office… Read more »
Today, U.S. Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), John Carter (R-TX), and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) led a bipartisan delegation in introducing the Military Spouse Hiring Act, legislation to amend the tax code to incentivize businesses to hire military spouses. Beyer, Kelly, and Panetta serve on the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, with… Read more »
The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Mike Quigley, and Paul Tonko and Vice Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Matt Cartwright, Sean Casten, Chellie Pingree, Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, released the following statement in response to the passage of H.J.Res. 30,… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today welcomed the reported move by drugmaker Eli Lilly to cap out-of-pocket costs for its insulin products at $35 per month for insured and uninsured Americans, effective immediately. Beyer serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, which originated the drug pricing provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act. Eli Lilly’s announcement came weeks after insulin… Read more »