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Kilmer Delivers Valentines to Area Veterans

February 14, 2020

Tacoma, WA - Today, as part of his “Valentines for Veterans” initiative, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) hand-delivered valentines to veterans from area students at the Washington Home for Veterans in Port Orchard.     ...

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Kilmer’s Wild Olympics Bill to Protect the Environment and Grow Jobs Passes House

February 12, 2020

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 2642). The bill, which was introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and passed the House with bipartisan support as part of a package of bills called the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act ...

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Kilmer Receives Recognition from Nation’s Largest Native American Organization

February 12, 2020

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) received the 2020 Congressional Leadership Award from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the interests of tribal governments and communities. Rep. Kilmer, who represents 11 Native American tribes, was recognized for his work in creating economic opportunity in tribal communities and advocating for refo ...

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Opinion: Why I Support Articles of Impeachment

December 18, 2019

I didn’t come to Congress to pursue impeachment. Rather, as most of the folks I represent likely know, my focus has been on trying to create more economic opportunity in our region and pushing to have a government that works better — period. Having said that, the very first thing I do as your representative is raise my right hand and swear an oath to uphold the Constitution. That’s a commitment I take seriously. ...

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Rep. Kilmer Holding Online and Phone Town Halls This Week

December 17, 2019

Representative Derek Kilmer will hold a Facebook Live Town Hall tonight and a Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday. The 6th Congressional Representative announced that he will be taking questions from the public in a series of events this week. In his continued outreach efforts, Kilmer reiterated, “I work for the people I represent and it’s important to me that I get opportunities to hear directly from you,” said Rep. Kilmer. “I hope folks will be able ...

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Kilmer Plans Town Halls On Facebook, Phone

December 17, 2019

Rep. Derek Kilmer plans a Facebook live town hall today and a telephone town hall Wednesday to hear from constituents in the 6th Congressional District. The Facebook town hall will be at 5 p.m. today. Log on to Facebook.com/Derek.Kilmer for the live feed. At the start of the town hall, a live video will appear at the top of Kilmer’s newsfeed. Participants who are logged into Facebook can click ...

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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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