Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) praised the effort to comprehensively study management problems at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The Government Accountability Office (GAO) agreed to examine the organization’s layout, workforce, and IT systems after a request from Kilmer.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) urged the Army Corps to take action to complete the Quillayute Harbor dredging project in a timely manner.

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) called on the Defense Department to incorporate greater public input into military project planning. In a letter to John Conger, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Kilmer pressed for the implementation of a new policy that would allow for extensions on public comment periods.

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Derek Kilmer invites high school students from Washington’s 6th Congressional District to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. This nationwide competition, sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives, is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the 6th Congressional District, as well as in the nation.

Jan 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) welcomed the announcement that the Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide assistance to businesses and residents in Grays Harbor County. The SBA approved Governor Jay Inslee’s request for a physical disaster declaration for the area.

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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