This week, U.S. Representative Don Beyer (VA-8) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2016 to begin reversing the tide of habitat loss and fragmentation for U.S. fish, wildlife, and plant species.
Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) toured Neighborhood Health, a federally qualified community health center in Alexandria, to discuss the importance of protecting health center funding, the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid going into the next administration.
Rep. Don Beyer yesterday presented U.S. Park Police Officer Carl Hiott the Congressional Badge of Bravery, an award recognizing law enforcement officers for exceptional acts of bravery in the face of great personal risk.
Following a sharp rise in hate crimes across the country, Representative Don Beyer introduced the National Observations of Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality Act to improve federal data on hate crimes.
Rep. Don Beyer’s (D-VA) Outdoor Recreation’s Economic Contributions Act passed the House of Representatives last night. The REC Act would direct the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis to assess the outdoor industry’s contribution to job creation and consumer spending.
Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), led 92 House Democrats today urging President Obama to veto any Republican attempts to strip Endangered Species Act protections from any authorizing or spending bills. “The ESA is a critical tool to protect animals and land the American
U.S. Representative Don Beyer today met with the family of his constituent Aya Hijazi, who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for over two years. Beyer was joined in his office by Hijazi’s brother Basel, and sister Alaa, as well as counsel from RFK Human Rights.
U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today pressed the only pharmaceutical company that manufactures EpiPens to explain recent increases in the price of the lifesaving injection device for children and other people with severe allergies.