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Kilmer invites Vietnam veterans to Port Angeles pinning ceremony

October 15, 2018

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a pinning ceremony in Port Angeles as part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. The event will be held at the Northwest Veteran Resource Center, 216 S. Francis St., at 7 p.m. Wednesday. At the ceremony, Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, will present a commemorative pin created by the Department of Defense to attending United States veterans who served on active duty i ...

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Pierce Transit Rolls out First Zero-Emission Buses in South Sound

October 13, 2018

The Federal Transit Administration recently awarded Pierce Transit a $2.55 million “Low or No Emissions” grant to purchase the agency’s first-ever, all-e ...

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Kilmer Invites Vietnam Veterans, Community to Pinning Ceremony on October 17th in Port Angeles

October 12, 2018

PORT ANGELES, Wash.--Today, Representative Derek Kilmer invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a pinning ceremony as part of the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War. The event will occur at the NW Veteran Resource Center in Port Angeles at 7pm on Wednesday, October 17th. At the ceremony, on behalf of the community he represents, Kilmer will present a ...

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Kilmer invites Vietnam veterans to Port Angeles pinning ceremony

October 15, 2018

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a pinning ceremony in Port Angeles as part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. The event will be held at the Northwest Veteran Resource Center, 216 S. Francis St., at 7 p.m. Wednesday. At the ceremony, Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, will present a commemorative pin created by the Department of Defense to attending United States veterans who served on active duty i ...

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Pierce Transit Rolls out First Zero-Emission Buses in South Sound

October 13, 2018

The Federal Transit Administration recently awarded Pierce Transit a $2.55 million “Low or No Emissions” grant to purchase the agency’s first-ever, all-e ...

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OMC urges federal agency to ditch plan for Medicare, Medicaid cuts

October 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Loud and clear. Olympic Medical Center officials made their concerns clear about proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements during a visit to Washington, D.C., late last month. Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis; Jennifer Burkhart, OMC chief human resource officer/general counsel; and hospital commissioners Thom Hightower and John Nutter traveled to D.C. Nutter noted similar concerns from Olympic Peninsula residents are being h ...

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My Vote on H.J.Res. 123

December 08, 2017

Yesterday, the House voted on a “continuing resolution” which is a short-term spending plan that temporarily funds the government for the next two weeks, until December 22nd, 2017. Although I was deeply concerned about the potential for a government shutdown, I opposed this measure because I feel strongly that Congress should pass a bipartisan, long-term spending plan. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen any progress made towards this goal since we ...

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My Votes This Week

October 27, 2017

Yesterday, the House voted on a “continuing resolution” which is a short-term spending plan that temporarily funds the government for the next two weeks, until December 22nd, 2017. Although I was deeply concerned about the potential for a government shutdown, I opposed this measure because I feel strongly that Congress should pass a bipartisan, long-term spending plan. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen any progress made towards this goal since we ...

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My Vote on H.R. 2266, Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

October 12, 2017

Yesterday, the House voted on a “continuing resolution” which is a short-term spending plan that temporarily funds the government for the next two weeks, until December 22nd, 2017. Although I was deeply concerned about the potential for a government shutdown, I opposed this measure because I feel strongly that Congress should pass a bipartisan, long-term spending plan. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen any progress made towards this goal since we ...

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