Members of Congress representing Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia today wrote to leaders of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to express strong local opposition to “any changes to the current High Density (‘Slot’) and Perimeter rules at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (‘National’).”
Their letter followed recent, local opposition to… 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 »
There's a new stop on Metro's Blue and Yellow lines. The Potomac Yard-VT Metrorail Station is now open. Metro greeted customers early this morning welcoming them with commemorative pennants and memorabilia. Potomac Yard-VT, Metro's 98th station, connects the burgeoning Alexandria community to the region. The area is also home to the future Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, part of the… Read more »
Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), who represents the Northern Virginia suburbs of the nation’s capital, today announced his 15 submissions on behalf of Virginia’s 8th Congressional District requesting federal funds from the Fiscal Year 2024 Community Project Funding (CPF) Program, which will provide targeted funding for local projects across the country.
“The Community Project Funding requests… Read more »
U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) today announced, with federal and local officials, new measures to mitigate the impact of disruptive helicopter noise in Northern Virginia and across the national capital region. The announcements were made at a press conference in Arlington (pictures are available here).
Beyer was joined by representatives of the Department of Defense (DOD), the… Read more »
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, Katie Porter, and Chair Emeritus Rep. Gerry Connolly, alongside SEEC Member Rep. Yvette Clarke released the following statement in… 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) 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 »
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, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Aviation Preparedness Plan Act, legislation introduced by Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Don Beyer (VA-08) to require the development of a national aviation preparedness plan for future public health emergencies. The bipartisan bill, which passed the House by a final vote of 293 to 133, now heads to the Senate for… Read more »