Tag Archives: Representative Derek Kilmer

Raines leads on election night, along with Incumbent Democrats in 19th and 24th

Vote

Preliminary numbers for the November General Election are in, Elections Supervisor Katy Moore tells us with over 15,000 ballots counted so far, Grays Harbor County voter turnout is just over 41%. “We’re hoping to get to 18, or 19-thousand by

House approves Kilmer amendment to higher education bill to better help students manage their finances

Congressman Derek Kilmer

On Thursday U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer introduced an amendment to connect students with the financial management resources they need to responsibly manage their funds. The amendment was approved by a vote of 404-14 to be included as part of the

Wild Olympics, Elma supporter get starring role in national TV program

Wild Olympics

Washington’s Wild Olympics and the local effort to safeguard its clean water and old growth forests are highlighted in an upcoming episode of the television series This American Land, which airs nationwide on PBS stations.  The segment features interviews with a

Kilmer introduces two amendments to defense bill to help veterans looking for jobs and civilian shipyard workers

Kilmer at Kompany

On Tuesday, Representative Derek Kilmer introduced two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to help servicemembers find jobs and authorize overtime for civilian shipyard workers overseas. The amendments will be considered by the House Rules Committee for inclusion

Representative Derek Kilmer to Hold 5th Telephone Town Hall This Wednesday

U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district since 2013

Representative Derek Kilmer will hold his fifth telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, March 26th at 6pm PT.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask Representative Kilmer a question or leave a message with their questions or comments. “I

Kilmer announces STEM competition for local high school students

House App Contest

Representative Derek Kilmer today invited high school students from Washington’s 6th Congressional District to participate in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, “The House STEM App Challenge.” This new nationwide competition is designed to

Coalition cheers Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014

Wild Olympics Coalition

QUILCENE, Wash. (Jan. 17) A broad and diverse coalition of Olympic Peninsula community members cheered the introduction today of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 by Representative Derek Kilmer and Senator Patty Murray.  The

Kilmer Releases Detailed Economic Development Plan for Olympic Peninsula

OLYMPIC PENINSULA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

In light of the persistent high unemployment rate on the Olympic Peninsula and after months of meetings with constituents to discuss ways to improve the economy, today Representative Derek Kilmer released the Olympic Peninsula Economic Development Initiative. This six-point plan

Senator Murray, Representative Kilmer Introduce Legislation to Protect Olympic Peninsula

Ancient Temperate Rainforest in the South Quinault Ridge Proposed Wilderness.

(Washington, D.C.) – After extensive engagement and discussion with residents and local business leaders on the Olympic Peninsula, today Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer introduced the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 in

Kilmer to Hold Meetings in Every County during “State of the District” Tour

U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district since 2013

Over the upcoming District Work Period, Representative Derek Kilmer will visit every county in his district to meet with constituents, local business leaders, and various stakeholders. Calling it the “State of the District” tour, Representative Kilmer will hold meetings throughout

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