Statement on Resignation of Secretary Rumsfeld
Rep. Jim McDermott met with Kelly Barefield from Seattle recently in the Washington, D.C., congressional office. Ms. Barefield - awarded the Pacific Regional Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of |
King County – was honored with a plaque and college scholarship at a national Boys & Girls Club event
“Secretary Rumsfeld is the face of the Administration’s flawed and failed policy in Iraq. Perhaps his resignation is a hopeful sign that the President may finally be listening to the American people."
McDermott Praises Hubble Mission and Seattle Pilot
McDermott praised NASA's decision to launch a space mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, and he praised the selection of Captain Gregory Johnson, a NASA pilot born and raised in Seattle, heart of the 7th Congressional District, which McDermott represents in the Congress.
President Signs Legislation Containing Rep. McDermott's DU Study
When the President signed the Department of Defense Authorization legislation
McDermott Receives Perfect Score in 2006 National Environmental Scorecard
this week, he signed into law an amendment authored and introduced by
McDermott ordering a comprehensive study- with a report due in one year
- on possible adverse health effects on U.S. soldiers from the U.S. military's
use of DU - Depleted Uranium.
"I am gratified that my congressional voting record in the current Congress in support of the right energy and environmental policies has passed muster with such an important national environmental organization,"