Democrats in Congress are determined to push for legislation to protect our health, safety, and environment.
I am working with my colleague Rep. Bobby Scott to make the use of seclusion in public schools completely illegal and limit the use of restraints. We also want to tighten oversight and reporting of the use of seclusion and restraint.
GenderAvenger and Representative Don Beyer Join to Ask U.S Congressmen to Pledge to Support Women’s Voices
I pledge not to serve as a panelist at a public conference when there are no women on the panel. I am pushing my male colleagues to take the same GenderAvenger pledge.
In the last decade, IRS audits of wealthy people fell 75% according to a recent report by ProPublica. That’s concerning to Congressman Don Beyer – a Democrat from Alexandria – especially because audits of middle-class taxpayers and poor people taking the Earned Income Tax Credit did not fall nearly as much.