Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) reintroduced bills to address issues facing the nation’s veterans. One proposal would prohibit discrimination against veterans and servicemembers seeking jobs or housing. The other would attempt to end systemic management issues within the Veterans Health Administration.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) released the following statement after attending President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) attended the State of the Union with Steve Buchanan, a Tacoma veteran. Buchanan developed a startup, ChooseVets, while participating in the University of Washington-Tacoma’s Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE).

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

In order to connect with constituents while in Washington DC, Representative Derek Kilmer will hold his seventh telephone town hall with constituents on Monday, January 26th at 6pm PT.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask Representative Kilmer a question or leave a message with their questions or comments.

Jan 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) was tapped by his Democratic colleagues to fill a seat on the House Appropriations Committee for the 114th Congress. 

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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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