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Beyer Votes For Ukraine Supplemental

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement today on his vote for H.R. 8035, the Ukraine Security Supplemental Appropriations Act: “At last Congress is doing the right thing and taking action to fund Ukraine. This should have happened so long ago, and we can only hope that the cynicism of Republican members that caused this delay will not result in lasting damage to Ukraine’s…

Beyer Introduces Legislation to Protect Streams and Lands Impacted by Mining

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Rep. Don Beyer today introduced the Stream Protection and Vegetation Restoration Act to strengthen key environmental protections for streams and lands impacted by mining. The bill is inspired by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Stream Protection Rule issued under the Obama administration. “Reducing the detrimental effects of toxic mining disposal into vital water sources, including…

Beyer Presents Award To Arlington Crime Survivors Advocate Candice Lopez

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today presented the bipartisan Crime Survivors and Justice Caucus’ Allied Professional Award to his constituent, Candice Lopez, of Arlington. The award recognizes the efforts of individuals, organizations, and/or coalitions that directly benefit crime victims. Candice Lopez, MPA, is an employee of Arlington County and Coordinator for Project PEACE, a county-wide…

What They Are Saying About The Republican Budget: Nothing Good

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Last month, the Republican Study Committee, which counts 80 percent of House Republicans as members, rolled out a new FY25 budget which contained wide-reaching proposals to transform American society. The document was timed to contrast with President Biden’s budget, endorsing legislation offered by many individual members of the House Republican conference which, taken together, presented…

Beyer Highlights A Few Nice Things For Northern Virginia

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As the House continues to struggle with chaos and dysfunction, Rep. Don Beyer has continued seeking progress and delivering results for his Northern Virginia constituents. A few nice things worth highlighting recently: ARLnow: “U.S. House Passes Budget With $5.9M For Arlington, Focused On Housing And Recreation” Falls Church News Press: “Beyer Secures Funding For Northern Virginia…

SEEC Praises EPA’s Rule to Protect Our Communities from Heavy-Duty Vehicle Pollution

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The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Mike Quigley, and Paul Tonko, Vice Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Matt Cartwright, Sean Casten, Chellie Pingree, and Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, released the following statement in response to the…

Beyer Statement On New Administration AI Policies

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Rep. Don Beyer, member of the bipartisan Task Force On Artificial Intelligence and vice-chair of the bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Caucus, issued the following statement today on Vice President Kamala Harris’ announcement of government-wide policies from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to promote beneficial uses of AI innovation and mitigate AI risks in federal…

Dystopian Republican Budget Seeks Radical Transformation Of American Society

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Last week the Republican Study Committee (RSC) – the House GOP’s conference’s largest ideological conference, with 80 percent of House Republicans currently listed as members – issued a new budget for FY25 and beyond that called, among other things, for major changes and/or cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. The full document, as outlined below,…

SEEC Celebrates EPA’s Historic Step Forward for America’s Clean Transportation Sector

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The leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), including Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui, Mike Quigley, and Paul Tonko, Vice Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Matt Cartwright, Sean Casten, Chellie Pingree, and Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, released the following statement after the finalization of…

House Delegation Unveils Updated Fair Representation Act to Reform Congressional Elections

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U.S. Representative Don Beyer today led a House delegation in the re-introduction of the Fair Representation Act, an election reform bill to address structural gerrymandering issues and extreme partisanship in federal elections. The updated bill would implement measures to elect U.S. House Representatives through ranked choice voting in multi-member districts drawn by independent…