Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), the outgoing Chairman of Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, today hailed the news in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report for January, which showed that the U.S. economy smashed expectations with 517,000 jobs created in January, as the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since May of 1969:
“This jobs report is fantastic. The U.S. economy… Read more »
The bipartisan omnibus legislation signed into law by President Biden shortly before the end of 2022 included funding and legislative wins secured by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) to benefit Northern Virginia. Additional details on those projects is available here.
Some noteworthy local news coverage follows, in case you missed it:
Falls Church News Press: Beyer Secures Over $17 Million in… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), outgoing Chair of Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, issued the following statement today on the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) advance estimate for the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) that found that the U.S. economy grew by 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter on an annualized basis and 2.1 percent for the full year of 2022:
“Today’s economic news caps a… Read more »
Today, the members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) voted on its leadership for the 118th Congress. Reps. Doris Matsui and Paul Tonko were reelected as Co-Chairs and will be joined by Rep. Mike Quigley as Co-Chair as well. Reps. Matt Cartwright and Chellie Pingree were reelected as Vice… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), David Trone (D-MD), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Glenn Ivey (D-MD), and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Members of Congress representing the National Capital Region, issued a stark warning today on the inclusion of the Holman Rule in the House Republican… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), a Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, issued the following statement today after the publication of six years of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns:
“The materials released today were lawfully obtained by the Ways and Means Committee using its clear legal authority. Chairman Neal requested this tax information to inform our committee’s work on… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today hailed passage of the omnibus funding bill in the House. The bill was negotiated on a bipartisan basis between Senate Democrats and Republicans and House Democrats, passed the Senate yesterday, and now heads to President Biden for signature.
The bill contained Beyer-authored and co-authored legislation as well as community project funding and other Northern… Read more »
U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) urged Alexander Hoehn-Saric, Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), to address the high level of dangerous indoor air pollutants emitted by gas stoves.
Reports have found that gas stoves, which are used by more than 40 million homes across the country, emit dangerous air pollutants such… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer yesterday reintroduced the National All-Payer Claims Database Act to lower healthcare costs and improve healthcare delivery by supporting state all-payer claims databases (APCDs) to establish an easily accessible national database of all-payer claims. APCDs collect healthcare claims and related data from entities that pay for health care services, and have been used to help… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, today welcomed House passage of the Presidential Tax Filings and Audit Transparency Act.
“The House Ways and Means Committee investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s presidential audit program reveals that this critical oversight tool was broken during the Trump presidency and was disregarded by… Read more »