Posts Tagged Don Beyer
Beyer Bill Would Bring Comparison Shopping to Health Care
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on December 23, 2019
As Congress approaches the end of the year, the Democratic House majority is introducing a flurry of new legislation — including reforms to health care.
One bill aims to create more transparency about the cost of care. Michael Pope reports.
Beyer Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump; Will Others Join Him?
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 24, 2019
Democrats in Virginia are divided about whether to impeach President Trump. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Split on Government Shutdown
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 21, 2019
With the government shutdown in its second month, the pain is starting to be felt more by federal workers and people who rely on government services. The Commonwealth’s lawmakers remain divided on how to get the government’s lights back on. Michael Pope reports.
Congressman Beyer Says Migrant Children Should Be Provided With Lawyers
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 28, 2018
The crisis at the border is still playing out in courtrooms across the country, including many immigration courts here in Virginia.
Michael Pope went to one of those courts in Arlington to get a sense of how it works.
Virginia Congressman Fights for the CFPB
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on March 29, 2018
Since the election of President Trump in 2016, efforts to crack down on predatory lending in Washington have all but ended. That’s causing a fair amount of concern among people who oppose high interest rates. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia Lawmakers Talk Shutdown, Spending And DACA
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on January 18, 2018
The federal government could be lurching towards a partial shutdown this weekend if lawmakers can’t reach a deal on so-called Dreamers and defense spending. Matt Laslo reports.
Virginia Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Opioid Emergency Declaration
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 27, 2017
President Donald Trump recently declared the nation’s opioid crisis as a national health emergency. While Republicans are hailing the move, Democrats say it still falls short. Matt Laslo reports.
Virginia Congressman Dave Brat Pushes for Offshore Drilling
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on June 21, 2017
Virginia Republican Dave Brat is pushing to open up Virginia’s coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. Democrats, though, say that would be terrible for the Commonwealth’s economy and they’re trying to combat the effort. Matt Laslo has details.