Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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Nov 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement after the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility announced they will hire 850 entry-level workers.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Larry Bucshon (IN-08) encouraged continued development of the framework for a national Advanced Placement (AP) Engineering course.

Oct 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) led a conference call with health officials from the 6th District to discuss ongoing planning and preparations to handle any possible Ebola cases.

Oct 16, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Derek Kilmer urged government agencies to release an overdue report essential to reauthorizing overtime that expired in September for civilian shipyard workers overseas. In a letter – signed by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) – to the Defense Secretary and the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Kilmer noted further delays in overtime for shipyard workers on overseas missions could increase costs and make it harder to attract skilled workers.
Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) led a bipartisan effort to prevent civilian defense workers from facing extra out-of-pocket expenses for required travel supporting the nation’s military.

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May 1, 2013 In The News

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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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