U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine and Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA-08) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) designated the death of D.C. police officer and Northern Virginia resident Jeffrey Smith as a line of duty death. Officer Smith died by suicide after defending the Capitol on January 6, 2021. The lawmakers have been pushing for this… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Don Beyer, National Domestic Workers Alliance Virginia State Director Yanet Limon-Amado, and Medicare storyteller Irv Varkonyi joined Protect Our Care Virginia to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s… Read more »
Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) reintroduced the 988 Implementation Act with Congressmembers Don Beyer (VA-08), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE), Doris Matsui (CA-07), Seth Moulton (MA-06), Grace Napolitano (CA-31), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08). This comprehensive legislation will provide federal resources for states to implement their… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Grace Napolitano (D-CA), bipartisan leaders on mental health and suicide prevention, today announced the reintroduction of the Barriers To Suicide Act. The bipartisan legislation would create grants for state and local governments to fund nets and barriers on bridges, which have been shown to reduce suicide.
“The… Read more »
As chaos and gridlock in Washington continued inflicting worry and uncertainty on Americans this week, Rep. Don Beyer spent a quietly productive week in between House votes, delivering results and highlighting progress for constituents across the Potomac River in Northern Virginia. We can also have nice things:
Opening Metro’s Potomac Yard Station [Pictures]
WMATA: “There's a new stop… Read more »
Today, as the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration ends, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), alongside Representatives Don Beyer (VA-08) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), reintroduced the Targeting Resources for Equitable Access to Treatment for Long COVID (TREAT Long COVID) Act to increase access to medical care and treatment for communities and individuals… Read more »
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) 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 »
Today, in an event organized by the Climate Action Campaign (CAC), members of Congress, public health experts, science advocates, and environmental justice leaders joined together, calling on President Biden and his administration to “Love Our Lungs” this Valentine’s Day by using all of their existing authority to cut pollution and protect public health.
Gathered together as part… 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 »