Derek Kilmer

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Meet Derek

Derek understands the struggles middle-class families are going through because he’s lived through them. The son of two public school teachers, Derek was raised in Port Angeles during a time of high unemployment on the Olympic Peninsula. As the timber industry declined and local businesses closed, Derek watched as his friends’ parents lost their jobs and their ability to support their families.

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Derek, listening to constituents talk about reproductive rights Watch the Video

“Are we really to the point where we're going to let mothers die⁠?⁠"

Working everyday to create more economic opportunity for more people in more places

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Thanks to investments secured in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Pacific Northwest is on track to lead the nation in the clean hydrogen revolution!

Four WA cities could become 'hydrogen hubs' thanks to $1B in funding

Washington, Oregon and Montana will become hydrogen hubs through a new Department of Energy program.

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