Derek Kilmer featured speaker at KEDA’s Annual Meeting

  2017 KEDA ANNUAL MEETING & LUNCHEON Friday, March 31st 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch service begins at 11:00 am Kitsap Conference Center Bremerton Harborside Featuring: US Congressman Derek Kilmer REGISTER NOW! EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS MARCH 9 Read more »

McClure sworn in as Port of Kingston commissioner

PETER O’CAIN,  Kingston Community News Reporter, North Kitsap Herald KINGSTON — Mary McClure was sworn in as Port of Kingston commissioner Dec. 23. McClure succeeds Pete DeBoer, who did not seek re-election. DeBoer was elected to the commission in 2004. McClure ran unopposed in the November election. McClure was the director of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council, which secures funding for transportation in Kitsap County, […] Read more »

Turning carbon-fiber composite scrap material into useful products

North Kitsap Herald PORT ANGELES — Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, and education and industry representatives helped the Port of Port Angeles break ground Sept. 21 on a new Composite Recycling Technology Center, at the port’s Composite Manufacturing Campus. Ed Stern, a Poulsbo City Council member, participated as chairman of the Central Puget Sound Economic Development District. The project will complete a 25,000-square-foot […] Read more »

Shipyard Will Have Plenty of Work, Without Enterprise

Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash. | Jul 07, 2015 | by Ed Friedrich BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility might be too busy to dispose of the USS Enterprise and Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. Adm. John Richardson, responding to concerns from U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, said the Navy will analyze whether PSNS or private industry should perform the work. “Regardless of […] Read more »

Op ed: Fix broken defense contracting

The Seattle Times – By: Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, represents Washington’s 6th Congressional District. Defense contracting netted $15 billion for Washington state in the last three years. In 2004, the U.S. Air Force had a good idea to streamline more than 200 computer systems into a single entity to help with coordination, security and accountability. A few years later, the bold idea had fizzled out […] Read more »

General Dynamics NASSCO Celebrates Opening of Bremerton Facility

BREMERTON, Wash., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Bremerton, Wash., yesterday. The facility will support the company’s recently-awarded contract to repair and maintain U.S. Navy aircraft carriers home-ported in and visiting Bremerton and Everett, Wash. Attendees at the ribbon-cutting ceremony included U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, City of Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent, Kitsap County Commissioners, […] Read more »

Members of WA Congressional Delegation Applaud Major Investment in State’s Military and Defense Industry

$4.3M DoD grant, in conjunction with $500K state and local dollars, would support defense business adjustments over the next two years WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Representatives Adam Smith, Rick Larsen, Suzan DelBene, Derek Kilmer and Dennis Heck applauded an announcement by Washington Governor Jay Inslee that the state has been awarded $4.3M  in Department of Defense […] Read more »

State, Local and Federal Representatives Discuss Government’s Role in Business at the Next Kitsap Business Forum

    We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help! (Really.) The Kitsap Business Forum will present “We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help! (Really.)” on August 12th with a panel discussion of local, state and federal representatives led by John Powers, executive director of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance. Congressman Derek Kilmer, Kitsap County Commissioner Linda Streissguth and Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent […] Read more »