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Virginia Democratic Congressional Delegation Condemns AG Candidate Jason Miyares for Accepting Money from Republican Who Funded Jan. 6

LEESBURG, Va. — U.S. Representatives Elaine Luria, Bobby Scott, Donald McEachin, Abigail Spanberger, Don Beyer, Jennifer Wexton and Gerry Connolly issued the following joint statement today after Jason Miyares announced he had received $500,000 from the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Action Fund.

Democrats urge Biden to protect paid leave in Build Back Better Act

Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Judy Chu (D-CA), Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) led 105 House Democrats urging President Biden to defend paid family and medical leave provisions in the ongoing negotiations over the Build Back Better Act.

President Biden signs 9/11 National Memorial Trail Legislation

[Bill] Introduced by Reps. Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Don Beyer (D-VA), the bill previously passed the House of Representatives 423-0 and in the Senate by unanimous consent.

House Democrats introduce bill to reform unemployment insurance

Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Cori Bush (D-MO), and Scott Peters (D-CA) have introduced the Unemployment Insurance Improvement Act, H.R. 5507, legislation to strengthen the delivery of benefits to unemployed American workers.

Newman, Bonamici, Beyer, Garcia introduce Supporting Older Workers Act

“Reps. Marie Newman (D-IL-03), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01), Don Beyer (D-VA-8) and Sylvia R. Garcia (D-TX-29) have introduced the Supporting Older Workers Act, a new bill designed to improve and advance the employment, economic success and the well-being of America’s older workers.”

Northern Virginia AFL-CIO Gives Labor Champion Award to Congressman Don Beyer, Citing His Efforts During Alexandria’s Bus Driver Strike

“The transit workers in Alexandria had a platform because of Don. They had the ability to change their entire lifestyle and give their families hope.”

OPM Director, Reps. Connolly, Beyer Wrestle with Fed Workforce Shortfall

The Federal government is failing to attract young talent and will need to quickly replace a huge wave of retiring employees within the next few years, according to Kiran Ahuja, director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Don Beyer, D-Va.

Beyer on Debt Limit Obstructionism: Gambling with the full faith and credit of the United States is poor economic stewardship

By: Rep. Beyer

Norton, Beyer ask for body and dashboard cameras for federal officers

“After bipartisan police reform talks collapsed in Congress last week, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., and Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., sent letters Monday to President Joe Biden, Capitol Police Board Chair Karen Gibson and Supreme Court Justice John Roberts asking that they require body-worn and dashboard cameras for federal officers under their command.”

Statement by Rep. Beyer: Considerations for International Space Station Extension and Transition

“The ISS partnership is a beacon of, and vehicle for, peaceful, international cooperation in outer space that has built the foundation for our collaborative next steps in human exploration—Moon to Mars. Maintaining the fabric of this peaceful coalition must guide us as this Subcommittee and Committee continues to shape our nation’s policy for civil space in low Earth orbit and outer space.”