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September 23, 2022

Kilmer Votes to Build Safer Communities, Support Local Law Enforcement

Today, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-6) voted to support a package of four bills that aim to keep communities safe by funding law enforcement and supporting local police. The bills provide law enforcement agencies with new tools to prevent crime and keep Washingtonians safe, while also bolstering training and accountability. "Today represents progress in the effort to make our communities safer. Every day we see public safety threats that reinforce the need for responsible and effective …  Continue Reading

September 23, 2022

Kilmer Earns National Award for Work to Promote Civility

On September 13, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) was recognized with an inaugural "2022 Stubblefield Institute Civility Award" by the Bonnie and Bill Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications (Stubblefield Institute). According to the Stubblefield Institute, the award is presented to elected leaders and members of the media for consistent displays of fairness and civility and aims to call attention to those who have consistently set a positive example of constructive de…  Continue Reading

September 15, 2022

Kilmer Receives National Recognition for Efforts to Protect & Strengthen Democracy

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) has been recognized with a perfect score on Common Cause's 2022 Democracy Scorecard - a nonpartisan accounting of actions of all Members of Congress on a range of democracy-related legislation, including campaign finance reform, the protection and expansion of voting rights, and putting an end to partisan gerrymandering. "There's too much money, too many special interests, and too little accountability in our government. Americans deserve to have their v…  Continue Reading

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September 23, 2022

REP. KILMER RECEIVES CIVILITY AWARD

Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06) was recognized this month with a "2022 Stubblefield Institute Civility Award". According to the Institute, the award is presented to elected leaders and members of the media for consistent displays of fairness and civility and aims to call attention to those who have consistently set a positive example of constructive debate, while also earning respect from those with whom they disagree. Rep. Kilmer, a Port Angeles native, received the award, in part, for his l…  Continue Reading

September 23, 2022

Kilmer Votes to Build Safer Communities, Support Local Law Enforcement

Office of Rep. Derek Kilmer announcement. On Sept. 23, 2022, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-6) voted to support a package of four bills that aim to keep communities safe by funding law enforcement and supporting local police. The bills provide law enforcement agencies with new tools to prevent crime and keep Washingtonians safe, while also bolstering training and accountability. "Today represents progress in the effort to make our communities safer. Every day we see public safety threats…  Continue Reading

September 15, 2022

Rep. Kilmer joins others in push for federal funding to fight invasive species

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) shared that he led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to undertake a review of the efforts of the federal government to combat invasive species in the U.S., including the European Green Crab in Washington. In a letter to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, the lawmakers noted that the exponential growth of invasive pests, plants, animals, and pathogens in recent years poses a massive threat to the environment, i…  Continue Reading