Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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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 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.

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the government shutdown. According to the private ratings firm Standard and Poor’s the 16-day shutdown cost the United States economy $24 billion.
Oct 1, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) called for the leaders of the House Committee on Natural Resources to consider their legislation to create a Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state. The members noted in the letter to Chairman Doc Hastings and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio the Maritime Heritage Act (H.R. 5038) was referred to the committee and should be moved forward.
Sep 26, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) applauded President Obama for signing into law his bill to officially recognize a new name for the Bainbridge Island memorial to Japanese Americans forced from their homes during World War II.

In The News

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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