Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today praised the passage H.R. 5120 without opposition.

Jul 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal under the Clean Water Act to minimize the harm a large-scale development like the Pebble Mine project would have on salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Randy Hultgren (R-IL), along with Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Alan Nunnelee (R-MS), and the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee and the Subcommittee on Energy, respectively, today introduced the Department of Energy Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act of 2014, a companion bill to the America INNOVATES Act (S. 1973) sponsored by Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL).
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to continue investments in the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015 by a vote of 367-55.The measure will move to the Senate for consideration.  

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

Representative Derek Kilmer today announced his second Facebook Cover Photo contest for residents of Washington’s 6th District.  All residents are encouraged to enter an original, high-quality photograph of the region for an opportunity for it to appear as the cover photo on Representative Kilmer’s Facebook page. 

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May 1, 2013 In The News


Mar 27, 2013 In The News

Defense workers received varied support Tuesday, with a rally at a shipyard gate in the afternoon and town hall meeting in the evening.

Mar 19, 2013 In The News

Congressman Derek Kilmer is calling on House Speaker John Boehner to replace what he calls "mindless across the board cuts to military spending in Washington state.

Mar 1, 2013 In The News
After serving seven weeks in Congress, an uncomfortable Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., stood at the gate of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton at 5:30 on Friday morning as the $85 billion federal budget sequester kicked in, and talked to employees likely to get kicked in the teeth.

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