Posts Tagged Don Beyer

Beyer Bill Would Bring Comparison Shopping to Health Care

don_beyer__official_114th_congress_photo_portrait.jpegAs 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.


Leave a comment

Beyer Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump; Will Others Join Him?

Don_Beyer,_official_114th_Congress_photo_portrait.jpegDemocrats in Virginia are divided about whether to impeach President Trump. Michael Pope reports.

, ,

Leave a comment

Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Split on Government Shutdown


Credit: John Brighenti / Flickr

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.

, ,

Leave a comment

Congressman Beyer Says Migrant Children Should Be Provided With Lawyers


  Rep. Don Beyer and other lawmakers speak to reporters outside the Immigration Court in Arlington. (Credit Michael Pope)

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.


Leave a comment

Virginia Congressman Fights for the CFPB


Congressman Don Beyer speaks in front of the Consumer Protection Bureau. (Credit: Michael Pope)

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.

, , ,

Leave a comment

Virginia Lawmakers Talk Shutdown, Spending And DACA

Washington Weather

Snow falls on the Capitol early Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Credit: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

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.

, , , ,

Leave a comment

Virginia Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Opioid Emergency Declaration


Credit: Creative Commons

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.

, , , , ,

Leave a comment

Virginia Congressman Dave Brat Pushes for Offshore Drilling

Bob Menendez

In this Jan. 31, 2016 file photo, Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez addresses a large rally in Asbury Park, N.J., opposing federal plans that would allow oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The issue has come up again now that President Donald Trump is in office. (Credit: Mel Evans / AP)

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.

, , ,

Leave a comment