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 »
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), who represents Northern Virginia in the U.S. House, today announced that he had secured funding and legislative wins in the bipartisan funding bill for FY23. The omnibus government funding bill was the product of bipartisan negotiations; it passed the Senate this afternoon and expected to be passed by the House later today.
“I am proud to announce that… Read more »
Today, U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), along with U.S. Reps. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Don Beyer (VA-08), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to the Virginia General Assembly, urging for prompt action to be taken to protect abortion… Read more »