Jim McDermott

Type: Person
Name: Jim McDermott
Title: Congressman - Washington (USA)
First reported 28 mins ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 1 reports

McDermott Introduces Legislation To Address Need for Primary Care Physicians in the VA

Contact: Jack d'Annibalejack.dannibale@mail.house.gov202-430-0311 WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jim McDermott (D, WA-7) has introduced H.R. 5224, The RDOCS-VA Act, to address the shortage of physicians at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 28 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campaign Cash

US Capitol building in Washington.If you’re looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol.This final stretch of July is not just the last chance for Congress to address highway funding ... [Published ABC News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Rep. McDermott Introduces Bill to Authorize Grants for Primary Health Care Services (7/30/14)

WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5223) to "amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to States for the purpose of assisting the States . . . ... [Published Targeted News Service - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

House passes overhaul of child tax credit

The House on Friday passed legislation to overhaul the child tax credit to ensure it applies only to legal residents.Passed 237-173, the bill would require applicants to provide their Social Security numbers in order to receive the $1,000 refundable tax ... [Published The Hill - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

GOP criticizes looming Medicare Advantage cuts

Republicans are highlighting cuts to the popular Medicare Advantage program ahead of this fall’s midterm elections.The cuts are required under the new healthcare law, which says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) must reduce its reimbursements ... [Published The Hill - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize Hamas ahead of cease-fire

WASHINGTON — Three senators urged President Obama, in a letter sent Wednesday (July 23), to ensure that Israel removes Hamas’ military threat before a cease-fire is in place.“The threats posed by Hamas rockets and tunnels whose only purpose is to kill ... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Twenty Palestinians Killed for Every One Israeli

Some recent media coverage has treated the latest flare-up between Israelis and Palestinians as a tit-for-tat battle : a kidnapping for a kidnapping , an air strike for a rocket . This piece cites the conflict and rockets fired by Palestinians as ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers hope to prohibit offshore drilling for Washington and Oregon

Washington and Oregon lawmakers hope to prohibit offshore oil and gas drilling in an effort to protect local economies.Sen. Jeff Merkley and Congressman Peter DeFazio, both Oregon Democrats, drafted a letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management asking ... [Published Daily World - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Glimmers of healthcare politics at meeting of Western Washington docs

Obamacare critic Kshama Sawant spoke at the annual meeting of Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program Credit: Western Washington Chapter of Physicians for a National Health ProgramThe Western Washington Chapter of Physicians ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Federal courts reach dueling rulings on Obamacare

Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Jeffrey Rosen, Rep. Jim McDermott and Clarence Page about two conflicting federal appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday. ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: The Times recommends to return Reps. Jim McDermott and Adam Smith to Congress

VOTERS should return the Democratic incumbents in the 7th and 9th congressional districts to office. None of their challengers make a strong case to do differently.In the 9th Congressional District, which stretches from Tacoma to Bellevue, voters should ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 3 reports

SLIDESHOW: South Park Bridge dedicated with fireworks and fun

King County Executive Dow Constantine, who led the effort to get the South Park Bridge replaced, spoke to the crowd at the Grand Opening event on June 29. By Patrick RobinsonThe South Park Bridge was dedicated in an official ceremony on June 29 with dignitaries ... [Published Highline Times - Jun 30 2014]

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...That's why I am introducing The RDOCS-VA Act to annually create 400 new VA physicians," said Congressman McDermott. "this legislation would provide medical school scholarships in exchange for a five-year commitment to serve at the va. success in our mission to care for america's veterans will be largely measured by a corps of new primary care physicians that are ready to care for our warriors."

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McDermott Introduces Legislation To Address Nee... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 28 mins ago]
'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campa... [Published ABC News - 4 hours ago]
Observation Stays the Focus of Hearing [Published AHCA - 5 hours ago]
Opinion: Expand Medicare for all Americans [Published CNN - 7 hours ago]
Rep. McDermott Introduces Bill to Authorize Gra... [Published Targeted News Service - 13 hours ago]
AHCA/NCAL Supports Reps. Doggett and Young Bill [Published AHCA - Jul 29 2014]
Kline champions bipartisan legislation to suppo... [Published Hometown Source - Jul 28 2014]
A poopy promise: B.C. premier vows sewage treat... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 28 2014]
House unanimously passes Bass legislation to fi... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
House passes overhaul of child tax credit [Published The Hill - Jul 25 2014]
Senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize Ha... [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Jul 25 2014]
More Carbon Tax Distortions [Published Factcheck - Jul 24 2014]
GOP criticizes looming Medicare Advantage cuts [Published The Hill - Jul 24 2014]
Lawmakers hope to prohibit offshore drilling fo... [Published Daily World - Jul 24 2014]
3 senators urge Obama to let Israel neutralize ... [Published JTA - Jul 24 2014]
Twenty Palestinians Killed for Every One Israeli [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 23 2014]
Glimmers of healthcare politics at meeting of W... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 23 2014]
Takano introduces Social Security fix for gay c... [Published Washington Blade - Jul 23 2014]
John Kline: Effort By House This Week Strengthe... [Published Congressman John Kline - Jul 23 2014]
Federal courts reach dueling rulings on Obamacare [Published MSNBC - Jul 23 2014]
The GOP's 'crude' intentions [Published MSNBC - Jul 21 2014]
'Justina’s Law' Would Protect Wards of the Stat... [Published CNS News - Jul 21 2014]
Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Res... [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 18 2014]
DOD officials defend $60B wartime request [Published The Hill - Jul 17 2014]
Seattle Public Schools make a bid for surplus f... [Published Real Change News - Jul 17 2014]
Reps. Deutch, McGovern, & Edwards Introduce Dem... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Time is running out to register to vote in Augu... [Published KTVA CBS 11 Anchorage - Jul 17 2014]
Justina Pelletier Heads to Congress for Bill to... [Published LifeNews.com - Jul 16 2014]
Seattle Times editorial board recommendations f... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 16 2014]
Endorsements for the August Primary Election! [Published Stranger - Jul 16 2014]
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Twenty Palestinians Killed for Every One Israeli [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 23 2014]
Some recent media coverage has treated the latest flare-up between Israelis and Palestinians as a tit-for-tat battle : a kidnapping for a kidnapping , an air strike for a rocket . This piece cites the conflict and rockets fired by Palestinians as ...
News Shorts [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
News Shorts: News, Gossip, and Public Financingby Stranger Staff PUBLIC FINANCING DEFEATED Remember these names when they're up for reelection to the Seattle City Council next year: Tim Burgess , Tom Rasmussen , Bruce Harrell , and Jean Godden . ...
The New South Park Bridge Is Open... Now! [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 30 2014]
Introducing the new South Park Bridge, opening to traffic first thing Monday morning! #SPBridge pic.twitter.com/t67UEXM7zO — King County, WA (@kcnews) June 30, 2014 After four years and $134 million, South Park has a new drawbridge. It opens to ...
USA sköt depleted uranium mot civila områden 2003 [Published Tjernobyl och Kärnkraftsbloggen - Jun 21 2014]
US fired depleted uranium at civilian areas in 2003 Iraq war, report findsDutch peace group Pax says findings show US was in breach of official advice meant to prevent suffering in conflicts Rob Edwards theguardian.com ,Thursday 19 June 2014 16.45 BST ...
So you want single payer? Medicare has 375,000 ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Mar 19 2014]
You want single payer, run by a government bureaucracy? Really? And that sort of a backlog has Democrats worried. POLITICO brings us up to date: Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) is sounding the alarm this morning about a massive backlog within the ...
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