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

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Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Bill to Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead on the Columbia River Approved by Congressional Committee
September 22, 2016
Today, the Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill authored by U.S. Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) to improve the survival of endangered salmon, steelhead and other native fish species in the Columbia River system, was approved by the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee. The legislation provides tribal members and government fish managers with the means to remove California sea lions from specific areas where they are posing the... More
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Jaime Supports Veteran Affairs Accountability and Appeals Reform Bill
September 15, 2016
Yesterday, Jaime Herrera Beutler joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House to pass the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016. This bill will improve VA care by making the process for disciplining or terminating VA employees proven to have been engaged in misconduct faster and more streamlined. The bill would specifically shorten the timeline for terminating bad-acting employees from over a year down to 77 days. It also allows the VA to reduce an employee’s pension if... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Bipartisan Bill to Aid Parents Traveling with Infants Approved by Congressional Committee
September 13, 2016
Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act (BABES Act) was marked up by the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee. The BABES Act requires the Transit Security Administration (TSA) to better support air passengers traveling with breastmilk, formula and infant feeding equipment. Jaime partnered with Homeland Security Transportation Security Subcommittee Chairman and Ranking Member, John Katko (R-NY) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY) to introduce th... More
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Sen. Murray and Rep. Herrera Beutler Announce Investments for Longview and Clark County to Strengthen Public Transportation Systems
September 7, 2016
Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R- Southwest WA) announced three major Federal Transit Administration investments in Longview and Clark County’s public transportation systems made possible by Senator Murray and Rep. Herrera Beutler’s work to restore and fund the Bus and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant Program in last year’s transportation bill. RiverCities Transit, which serves Longview and Kelso, will receive grants to purchase two new biodiesel buses and to ... More
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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler To Host “Guide to Grants” Seminar – August 16 at WSU-Vancouver
August 10, 2016
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a “Guide to Grants” Seminar on August 16 at WSU-Vancouver. This event will bring together a variety of experts and successful grantees to provide best practices and strategies on how to produce more competitive proposals and applications for federal grants. Organizations and government entities that compete for federal grants are encouraged to send someone to the event. Due to space limitations, RSVP’s are required. Please click here to RSVP. W... More
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