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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTONCongressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following final passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act or "security minibus":

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy added 211,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate stands at 4.4 percent.

March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement about the proposed level of spending for arts programs indicated in the President’s budget blueprint:

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) released the following statement about the level of spending proposed by President Trump:

March 16, 2017 In The News

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a $1.15 trillion federal budget that slashes spending on many programs in order to fund increases in military — and a down-payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

The “America First” Outline appears to put an emphasis on the military and keeping the United Sates safe with spending increases planned for defense, homeland security and Veterans Affairs.

Trump’s $54 billion boost for military, or 10 percent, increase will be paid for by big cuts from the State Department.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy added a healthy 235,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent.

February 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy added 227,00 jobs this January.

January 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 156,000 jobs were added to the economy last December.