Congressman Derek Kilmer

Representing the 6th District of Washington
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) voted to approve a bipartisan agreement that ensures Medicare patients’ access to physicians, continues providing healthcare to low-income children, and extends a program key to rural communities on the Olympic Peninsula. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2) was approved by a vote of 392-37.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) noted the introduction of a bill to reform the Department of Defense’s (DoD) acquisition system. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released legislation focused on strengthening the DoD’s workforce. The bill will eventually be included as part of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) released the following statement after voting against the House Republican budget proposal. 

Mar 25, 2015 eNewsletters
I hope you enjoyed a good weekend of March Madness. We saw a few upsets, a few bad calls, and a few outcomes that make us happy. This week in the DC, we’ll be seeing a little March Madness of our own. And, yes we may see some upsets, some bad calls, and maybe a few outcomes that make us happy. Two very significant issues are going to be on the front-burner.
Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) met with members of the Canadian parliament and pressed them to find a solution to the dumping of raw sewage from Canada into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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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