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Kilmer out, Hilary Franz ends gubernatorial bid for congressional seat

Hilary Franz

OLYMPIA, Wash., November 12, 2023—A day after United States Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) announced that he will not seek re-election in 2024, Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said on Friday, November 10, that she will run for the congressional seat, ending her gubernatorial campaign. “From climate change to abortion rights, rising costs, threats to democracy, […]

National Park Service awards Japanese American Confinement Sites grants

Japanese American Confinement Sites

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2023—U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D, W-06) on June 2 announced that four Japanese American Confinement Sites grants have been awarded to organizations in the State of Washington, including one that will fund completion of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion […]

Larsen, Fitzpatrick introduce bipartisan legislation to protect endangered marine mammals

marine mammals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect marine mammals nationwide, including Southern Resident Killer Whales (orcas). The Protecting Our Marine Mammals (POMM) Act expands federal protections for marine mammals to […]

Larsen votes to protect public lands, rivers in Washington state, nationwide

By Office of Congressman Rick Larsen | Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for a comprehensive wilderness and public lands protection bill which includes Representative Derek Kilmer’s legislation to designate more than 126,000 acres of public land as wilderness and nearly 460 miles of rivers and major tributaries as Wild […]

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