Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler | Representing Southwest Washington's 3rd District

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  • Education

    I know first-hand that a good education involves parents, teachers and local schools. My door is open to all educators in Southwest Washington. We share the same goal: ensure our children receive a world class education so they are prepared to succee...

  • Ending Government Overspending

    After years of government overspending by both parties, America is perilously close to bankruptcy as a nation. The federal deficit threatens job creation today, and the futures of our children and grandchildren. In recent years, Congress went on a sp...

  • Energy

    As our nation attempts to grow its economy and get people back to work, we need an energy policy that provides Southwest Washington with affordable and reliable energy. Higher energy costs hurt families and make it harder for businesses to compete. ...

  • Health Care

    I won’t stop working on patient-centered solutions to our health care crisis until small businesses can afford to cover their employees, individuals struggling to find work can afford to go to the doctor and families have access to quality health car...

  • Immigration

    The federal government has a constitutional responsibility to defend our borders. Unfortunately, for years it has failed to live up that responsibility. As your Member of Congress, my first and most important job when it comes to fixing our broken i...

  • Jobs and Our Economy

    Here in Southwest Washington, the need to restart our economy and grow jobs is as great as any other region in the country. I went to Congress to help make job creation its number one priority. From the Gifford Pinchot Forest to Long Beach, our regi...

  • Medicare

    After decades of overspending, Congress is finally taking sensible and responsible steps to strengthen and protect Medicare. Why are any changes needed? Without any revisions, costs are rising so fast that Medicare will be bankrupt by 2030, according...

  • National Security

    Providing for the defense of our country is the federal government’s primary constitutional responsibility. This is a duty I take very seriously. In the current global climate, there are para-state entities and organizations with radical ideologies t...

  • Natural Resources and the Environment

    I’m honored and humbled to represent one of America’s most beautiful regions. Almost every corner of Southwest Washington affords a view of Mt. St. Helens’ jagged profile on clear days. We have beaches along the Pacific Ocean to the West, the Columbi...

  • Social Security

    Millions of Americans who are retired or near retirement are counting on a promise made by the U.S. government that Social Security will be there for them. I will work to make sure Social Security is funded so that we can keep that promise. Privatizi...

  • Transportation

    Businesses, families and individuals throughout Southwest Washington depend on a safe, efficient transportation system to keep our economy moving. As a member of the Subcommittee on the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development within the House ...

  • Veterans

    America’s support for our troops shouldn’t stop once active duty ends. After all of the sacrifices they have made, we owe it to our returning and current veterans to provide them with the best health services and resources available. Taking care of o...