Representative Jim McDermott's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
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8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify Records of the Disappeared in El Salvador Civil War 8/11/16 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pacific Northwest Senators, Members of Congress Prod State Department on Columbia River Treaty as Agency Drags Its Feet 8/10/16 Letter to the Honorable John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services and the Honorable Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Armed Services - Support the Afghan Special Immigration Visa Program 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 7/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Andrian Candu, Speaker Of The Parliament - Opposing Discriminatory Legislation in Parliament 7/14/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prohibit LGBT Discrimination in Government Contracting 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 Letter to the Honorable Yuval Steinitz, Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Avigdor Liberman, Minister of Defense - Commendment on Announcement on Gaza Energy Supply and Supports Long-term Approach to Address Water Crisis 7/10/16 Members Of Washington Delegation Introduce Bill To Make Washington Ports More Competitive 7/08/16 Chilcot Report 7/07/16 History of the Assault Weapons Ban 7/07/16 Members of WA Delegation on Announcement Selecting Alaska Airlines to Offer Flights to Cuba: Would Benefit Local, Regional Communities and Economy 7/07/16 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 7/06/16 Restoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016 7/06/16 Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/05/16 Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 6/24/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World 6/22/16 Levin, McDermott, Becerra Statements on 2016 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report 6/22/16 Western Washington Democrats Join House Sit-In To Force Gun Safety Vote 6/21/16 Levin, McDermott Statement on Republican "Better Way' Health Agenda 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior, Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Coal Regulations 6/20/16 Letter to President Barack Obama- Create Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/16/16 Letter to his Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China - Hastings Urges China's President Xi to end the Dog Meat Trade 6/10/16 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays 6/10/16 Expressing the Sense of Congress That A Carbon Tax Would Be Detrimental to the United States Economy 6/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Honorable Nita Lowey - House GOP Should Stop Shielding Political Organizations From IRS Scrutiny, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations 6/09/16 America's Health Measures Protection Act 6/09/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections In The Trans-Pacific Partnership 6/09/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership 6/08/16 In Support of the American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship 6/08/16 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Medicare Legislation- Ranking Member McDermott Opening Statement 6/08/16 Washington State Delegation Introduce Bill to Name Olympic National Park Wilderness in Honor of Former Washington Governor and Senator Dan Evans 6/07/16 Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act of 2016 6/07/16 The Medicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/31/16 Letter to Governor Pat McCrory - Condemning North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law for Enabling Discrimination Against Veterans 5/26/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators 5/25/16 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/23/16 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - King Co. Delegation Secures Boost in Local Rental Assistance 5/19/16 Housing for Homeless Students Act 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader, The Honorable Lisa Murkowski, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, The Honorable Maria Cantwell, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Energy and Resources - Wildfire Fighting Funding 5/17/16 The Medicare Beneficiary Enrollment Improvement Act 5/17/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Human Rights Concern in Vietnam 5/17/16 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee on Health-Tax Legislation- Ranking Member McDermott Opening Statement

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