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KILMER PRESENTS BILL TO INCREASE RURAL BROADBAND ACCESS

July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON DC – The Congressman for our area has presented a bill to free up access to broadband services in rural areas. Sixth District U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer co-sponsored a bi-partisan bill that creates refundable tax credits for businesses and groups of people who team up to build the infrastructure that connects them to the country’s existing rural broadband service. Kilmer says if approved, places like Clallam County could benefit. ...

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Kilmer, Heck Highlight New GAO Recommendations on Puget Sound Recovery

July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office released a  comprehensive report on efforts to restore Puget Sound, the nation&rsq ...

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New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security

July 19, 2018

In the past eight days, federal officials — including Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary; and Christopher Krebs, the homeland security undersecretary for cybersecurity — have warned that the Russian hackers who attempted to meddle in the 2016 election are on the prowl again. Depending on who you ask, state election officials are either implementing sweeping new security measures or making minimal progress in ...

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KILMER PRESENTS BILL TO INCREASE RURAL BROADBAND ACCESS

July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON DC – The Congressman for our area has presented a bill to free up access to broadband services in rural areas. Sixth District U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer co-sponsored a bi-partisan bill that creates refundable tax credits for businesses and groups of people who team up to build the infrastructure that connects them to the country’s existing rural broadband service. Kilmer says if approved, places like Clallam County could benefit. ...

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New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security

July 19, 2018

In the past eight days, federal officials — including Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary; and Christopher Krebs, the homeland security undersecretary for cybersecurity — have warned that the Russian hackers who attempted to meddle in the 2016 election are on the prowl again. Depending on who you ask, state election officials are either implementing sweeping new security measures or making minimal progress in ...

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Ryan, other members of Congress, weigh how to respond to Trump’s Putin remarks

July 17, 2018

(WASHINGTON) — While House Speaker Paul Ryan struggled Tuesday to defend President Donald Trump’s performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, without criticizing him directly, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor with a laundry list of things he says it’s obvious Congress should do in response to Trump’s remarks. They are, in the order Schumer presented them: Increase sanctions on Russia; demand that Secretar ...

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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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