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

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Jaime Herrera Beutler Introduces Legislation to Help Parents Understand Accuracy, Limitations of Prenatal Screenings
August 18, 2015
Today, Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) announced that they had introduced legislation to help families understand the limitations and benefits of prenatal screening provided during pregnancy. The Accurate Education for Prenatal Screenings Act would increase and improve access to accurate, evidence-based information to accompany cell free DNA prenatal screenings. Cell free DNA prenatal screenings – a new technology available since 2011 – are blood tes... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Introduces Resolution to Preserve Association Health Plans as an Affordable Option for Small Businesses
July 31, 2015
Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she has introduced a legislative resolution to preserve and promote Association Health Plans, which allow small businesses to band together to offer high-quality, affordable health care to employees and their families. The legislative resolution highlights the success and popularity of Association Health Plans, and protects the plans from being destroyed by fallout from the 2010 health care law. Relying on authority it claimed was granted by the Afforda... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler, U.S. House Pass Bill to Give Job-Creating Small Businesses Protection from Expensive Regulations
July 29, 2015
Last evening, Jaime Herrera Beutler voted in favor of the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny Act, also known as the REINS Act, that would rein in unchecked federal agency rulemaking that has a significant economic impact. Specifically, the REINS Act would require any new regulation issued by a federal agency with at least $100 million in economic impact to be approved by Congress. Regulating Small Businesses: by the numbers 72% of small business owners reported that regulations w... More
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VIDEO: Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Sea Lion Bill and West Coast Crab Management Bill Receive Congressional Hearing Yesterday
July 24, 2015
Yesterday, Jaime Herrera Beutler testified before the Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee in support of her two bipartisan bills to better manage Northwest ocean resources. The Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act seeks to reduce predation on endangered Columbia River salmon, and the West Coast Dungeness Crab Management Act will permanently extend a 17-year fishery management agreement that has been vital to Washington state’s Du... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host Free Senior Resource Fair on August 5
July 20, 2015
Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she will host a Southwest Washington Senior Resource Fair on Wednesday, August 5 from 9:00am – 10:30am at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Vancouver. The Senior Resource Fair is free and open to any resident of Southwest Washington, and will allow seniors and their families to connect with a variety of useful experts and organizations. Experts and information will be available regarding mature learning opportunities, starting a business or non-profit,... More
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