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December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement on his opposition to House Republicans’ tax bill (H.R. 1):

“I voted against sending this bill to conference because the only place we should send this bill is to the garbage.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following narrow passage of the FY 2018 Budget Resolution:

“Today, I reiterate my firm belief that legislative budgets are moral documents outlining our principles, values and goals. Congressional Republicans put forward a budget that slashes billions of dollars from the services that hardworking Americans depend on most. The budget heading to the President’s desk is one that values the wealthiest Americans over meeting the basic needs of hardworking families.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND – Today, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) joined Governor Terry McAuliffe to announce that Thomson Reuters will establish an internal cybersecurity operations center in the City of Richmond, bringing up to 60 jobs.

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.