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Beyer Statement On President Trump’s Freeze On Federal Employee Hiring And Pay

January 23, 2017

Virginia Congressman Don Beyer (D-8) issued the following statement today on the Trump administration’s announcement of a freeze on hiring and pay raises for the federal workforce.

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Connolly Refuses to Attend Inauguration

January 18, 2017

Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-11) today issued a statement on his decision not to attend the Inauguration.

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Senate Intelligence Committee To Hold Inquiry Into Russian Intelligence Activities

January 17, 2017

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Committee Vice Chairman, Friday issued a joint statement regarding the Committee’s inquiry into Russian intelligence activities.

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Beyer Will Not Attend Inauguration

January 17, 2017

Virginia Congressman Don Beyer (D-8) announced last night at a scheduled town hall meeting that he will not attend Friday's Inauguration of Donald J. Trump.

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As House Votes, Beyer Delivers Speech On House Floor Condemning Reckless Republican Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act

January 13, 2017

Rep. Don Beyer took to the floor of the House today to assail the irresponsible Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act without any replacement.

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Repealing ACA Would Cost Virginia’s Economy Billions Of Dollars And 50,000-100,000 Jobs

January 6, 2017

Rep. Don Beyer pledged today to fight any Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, as a new study from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund suggested that such a repeal would have dire effects on Virginia’s economy.

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National Capital Region Members Oppose Reinstatement Of “Holman Rule”

January 3, 2017

Members of Congress Don Beyer, Steny Hoyer, Gerry Connolly, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and John Delaney released the following joint statement in opposition to the "Holman Rule" included in the proposed Rules package.

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Beyer’s Science Prize Competitions Act Passes, Set To Become Law

December 21, 2016

As the 114th Congress drew to a close last week, the House and Senate passed the America COMPETES reauthorization which included text from Rep. Don Beyer’s Science Prize Competitions Act.

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National Capital Region Members Support Second Memorial Bridge Grant Application

December 12, 2016

Congressional representatives from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia urged Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to support the National Park Service’s FASTLANE grant application for $60 million to complete Arlington Memorial Bridge repairs, a project estimated to require upwards of $250 million.

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Beyer Statement On His Vote Yesterday Against The Continuing Resolution

December 9, 2016

U.S. Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) issued a statement today on his vote against final passage of the continuing resolution.

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