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

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Funding Bill to Support Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Programs passed by U.S. Appropriations House Committee
May 25, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2017 Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill that provides funding for affordable housing and hunger programs. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler helped craft this bill that includes Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership programs that Clark County and the City of Vancouver use to fund critical programs. The next step for the Housing, and Urba... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Increase in Salmon Recovery Funds in Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill that Clears House Committee
May 25, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2017 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill that included strong salmon recovery efforts. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Jaime helped protect key programs that aid salmon populations and increases in funding for salmon hatcheries. The 2017 Commerce, Science, and Justice Appropriations bill funds the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), ... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Authored Transparency Measure to Expose Lack of Accuracy in Data Used By HUD Passes House Committee
May 24, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s transparency measure to expose the lack of accuracy in data used by The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was passed by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. Jaime’s legislative directive calls for HUD to publish the margin of error for the low-and-moderate income (LMI) data used to determine eligibility of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants for each town if it is 20% or greater. The next step for this provision, that i... More
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Tackling Delayed Care for Veterans: Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Stronger Accountability Measures for VA Pass U.S. House
May 19, 2016
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Jaime Herrera Beutler’s accountability measures to address the lengthy VA hiring process and staff vacancies that have delayed care for Southwest Washington veterans. These measures were included in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill for 2017, which passed through the House with bipartisan support. While the Vancouver VA clinic has slots for 16 primary care physicians, it currently only has 11 physicians on staff. Th... More
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WITH PHOTOS: Jaime Herrera Beutler Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner: Maria Schaljo from the Vancouver School of the Arts and Academics
May 13, 2016
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler announced the winners of Southwest Washington’s Congressional Art Competition. The contest’s top finisher – Maria Schaljo from the Vancouver School of the Arts and Academics – is invited to travel to Washington, D.C. in June when her oil painting “Submerged” will be hung in the U.S. Capitol Building. On Monday, May 16, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s office will be hosting a Congressional Art Competition Showcase at North Bank Artists Gallery in Vancouver. “Onc... More
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