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April 24, 2009 - Rep. Dicks met with the Washington State Champions of the We the People Competition from Gig Harbor High School during their trip to Washington DC.
April 15, 2009 - Rep. Dicks attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Center for Urban Waters in Tacoma. The groundbreaking was a water ceremony which symbolized the cleanup of the Puget Sound.
March 12, 2009 - Rep. Dicks met with Secretary Salazar on the National Mall to discuss some of the critical issues facing the Department of the Interior.
March 5, 2009 - Rep. Dicks and Rep. Olver (MA-01) met with President Obama's nominee for Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Ron Sims.
October 10, 2008 - Rep. Dicks attending the dedication of the new Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Mt. Rainier National Park.
September 30, 2008 - Norm received the Naval Heritage Award at the U.S. Navy Memorial's 'Lone Sailor' Awards Dinner for his long-standing support of this nation's Sea Services. More...
September 15, 2008: Rep. Dicks received the first USGS Leadership Award from the national coalition that supports the U.S. Geological Survey’s scientific research and information sharing work. More...
September 11, 2008: Ed Cohen of Honda of America showed Norm their new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the FCX Clarity. The car is only available for lease in California where infrastructure has developed faster.
September 2, 2008: Norm in Sequim to present a grant that will help renovate the new home of Olympic Theatre Arts and will serve as a gathering place for community meetings, educational and cultural activities, and more.
August 18, 2008: Norm at the Tacoma School of the Arts with Bruce Cole, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to present one of the newest NEH programs, "Picturing America," which is a series of selected works of art that form an interpretive resource for schools and libraries around the nation.
August 7, 2008: Norm meeting with participants in the Safe Streets Campaign of Tacoma.
August 6, 2008: Norm attending the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Ocean Cold storage facility in Westport.
August 4, 2008: Congressman Norm Dicks addressing the Rotary Club of Bremerton.
July 21, 2008: Jennifer Kilmer, Executive Director of the Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society & Museum, giving Norm an update on the Harbor History Museum, which is currently under construction in Gig Harbor.
June 30, 2008: Norm providing the opening remarks for the Hood Canal Science Summit at the Kitsap Conference Center. The summit, sponsored by Norm, presented the results of a three year scientific study of the canal.
June 4, 2008: Norm met with the new Olympic National Park Superintendent Karen Gustin, where she discussed her priorities for management and operations of the park, while Norm outlined his plans for another increase in the overall budget for the National Park Service in the Interior & Environment Appropriations bill, which his subcommittee will draft sometime this month.
May 31, 2008: Norm making remarks during the grand opening celebration for the Bremerton Marina. The new marina features over 300 slips, and more than 2,000 feet of public access to the Puget Sound.
April 25, 2008: At the EarthVision Summit, the Student Conservation Association commended Norm for his actions in the swift approval of emergency cleanup funds for Mount Rainier National Park, and presented him with a ceremonial poster commemorating the restoration effort. Pictured with Norm is SCA President and CEO Dale M. Penny (left) and Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Dave Uberauga (right).

April, 24, 2008: Norm at the awards ceremony for the Centennial Challenge Initiative, where the first round of matching funds was announced. This challenge is a public-private partnership to improve services and facilities in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the park service in 2016.
April 17, 2008: Congressman Norm Dicks making remarks at the news conference regarding the U.S. aerospace defense industry and Air Force air-refueling tanker. The news conference was attended by U.S. Senators Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, and Pat Roberts; U.S. Congressman Norm Dicks, Jay Inslee, and Todd Tiahrt; and union representatives from SPEEA and IFPTE.
April 10, 2008: Congressman Dicks testifying before the Natural Resources Committee in support of the FLAME Act (H.R. 5541). The FLAME Act would provide a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands.
April 1, 2008: Congressman Dicks chairing an Interior and Environment Subcommittee hearing on the National Endowment of the Arts. Testifying before the subcommittee is Dana Gioia, Chairman of the NEA. Actor Robert Redford, actress Kerry Washington, and singer John Legend also testified for Arts Advocacy Day.

Feb. 26, 2008: Norm leading an Interior Subcommittee Hearing. Seated across from Norm is EPA Administrator, Stephen L. Johnson. The hearing revolved around the inadequate levels of funding requested by the President for FY 2009 for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Feb. 6, 2008: The Wilderness Society presented Rep. Dicks with the 2008 Ansel Adams Award for his leadership in national conservation funding programs. Pictured is Norm with Wilderness Society President William H. Meadows (right) and Mike Anderson (center) of the Society's Pacific Northwest Regional Office.


July 10, 2008: United States House Armed Services Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces - Norm questioned John Young, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, about the validity of the expedited recompetition for the air-refueling tanker contract.

June 30, 2008: Norm providing the opening remarks for the Hood Canal Science Summit at the Kitsap Conference Center. The summit, sponsored by Norm, presented the results of a three year scientific study of the canal.

Part I - Part II

June 26, 2008: Norm testified before the House Transportation Committee about the importance of cleaning up the Puget Sound and increased environmental stewardship.
June 18, 2008: Norm gave remarks at Senator Patty Murray's press conference following the announcement that the GAO would sustain Boeing's protest of the tanker contract.

Mar. 13, 2008: Norm appeared on Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss the latest on the Air Force's decision to award EADS/Airbus the tanker contract.


Audio Recordings

Listen to the ClipApr. 26, 2008 - Norm discussed the troubling links between veterans and suicide on the Tacoma based KUPS radio station. Listen to Norm's segment here, or listen to the entire broadcast around this issue, including an interview with Sen. Murray, on the program's website.
Listen to the interview... (2.5 MB)

Listen to the ClipMar. 21, 2008 - Norm participated in a discussion about the Air Force Tanker, Interior and Environment, and Tribal issues on the Lakewood, WA based Equal Time Radio with Frank Blair.
Listen to the interview... (5.5 MB)

Listen to the ClipMar. 7, 2008: Norm made an appearance on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer to discuss the Air Force's decision to award the air refueling contract to Airbus/Northrop Grumman. Watch the video on NewsHour's website.
Listen to the interview... (3.5 MB)

Listen to the ClipMar. 4, 2008: Norm was interviewed for NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook in regards to the recent Air Force Tanker Announcement.
Listen to the interview... (4 MB)


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