Press Releases

  • Beyer Commends Finalized Department of Labor Overtime Rule

    The Department of Labor (DOL) today issued its final ruling to adjust eligibility for overtime labor among salaried workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Congressman Beyer welcomed the DOL’s expansion of overtime protections, which will give an...

  • Rep. Beyer Statement on NDAA Vote

    Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement on his vote against the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act: “I’m proud that my amendments to reform source selection processes at the Department of Defense and to begin quieting ...

  • Beyer’s Freedom Of Religion Act Gets 100th House Cosponsor

    Congressman Don Beyer today hailed the 100th cosponsor in the House of Representatives for the Freedom Of Religion Act. The bill, introduced by Beyer last week with a group of Democratic co-leads,‎ would block the use of religious litmus tests as a m...

  • Members of Congress Urge State Department to Continue Pressure on Egyptian Officials

    Rep. Don Beyer, joined by two dozen other Members of Congress, urged ongoing pressure from the State Department on Egyptian officials to cease their harassment of the media, human rights organizations and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs). ...

  • House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill

    In response to political rhetoric vilifying select religious groups and increasingly hostile rhetoric toward religious freedom in the immigration system, a House delegation, including Reps. Don Beyer (VA), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), Keith Ellison (M...

  • Beyer Reacts to NTSB Findings On January 2015 L’Enfant Smoke Incident

    Rep. Don Beyer issued the following statement today after investigators presented their findings on the 2015 smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) board. The investigator’s findings were cri...

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Recent News

  • Resources for Startups

    What the Department of Commerce Can Do For Your Startup Congressman Don Beyer, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt S. Erskine, visited 1776 this afternoon for a rou...

  • Why I’ll vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal

    The historic accord to close off Iran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb is an enormous win for U.S. national security and President Obama. In the coming weeks, I plan to vote in support of this landmark achievement and urge my colleagues to do the same. I...

  • Falls Church News Press: Rep. Beyer Hails Progress With Cuba

    U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, formerly a U.S. ambassador whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, released the following statement after President Obama announced Wednesday that Cuba and the United States will open embassies in Washin...

  • The Falls Church News Press: The Humane Cosmetics Act

    We can judge a society by how it treats its most vulnerable. I am a believer, spurred by the writings of the moral philosopher Peter Singer, that we can and should extend these values to all species. Last year on the campaign trail, I heard from many...

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