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

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Jaime Herrera Beutler Asks For Help To Honor Veterans in Southwest Washington
October 20, 2014
Washington, DC – Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she will be sharing the stories of Southwest Washington’s veteran heroes on her website again this November. If you are a resident who served in the military or you know someone who did, Jaime Herrera Beutler invites you to submit photos and stories from time in the service. Jaime will be posting these stories and photos on her Facebook page and at JHB.House.Gov throughout the month of November. “As a Member of Congress, it is my duty t... More
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PHOTO: Jaime Herrera Beutler Visits Raymond for VA Mobile Medical Unit’s First Trip to Southwest Washington
October 15, 2014
On Tuesday, October 14, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler was in Raymond as the VA’s mobile medical unit made its first trip to Southwest Washington to offer basic medical services to veterans. The mobile medical unit’s visit is the first of what will be quarterly visits to Pacific County, and follows more than two years of effort by Jaime to bring this underutilized resource to her region to serve rural veterans. “On behalf of all the ex-service men and women who have waited so long to now s... More
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VA Announces Plans to Serve Southwest Washington’s Rural Veterans with Mobile Medical Unit beginning in October
September 29, 2014
The VA has announced that it will send its Puget Sound mobile medical unit to Raymond to serve Southwest Washington’s rural veterans. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler has been working with the VA for more than two years to give veterans in Southwest Washington access to this resource that brings primary health care to rural areas. Some veterans in Southwest Washington must travel 150 miles roundtrip to obtain care from a VA facility. The mobile medical unit program was designed to bridge this... More
Opinion Pieces
Chronicle Guest Commentary: Time to Change How We Combat Fires, Fund Efforts
September 19, 2014
It only takes a quick look in the newspaper to know that this year’s wildfire season has been bad—endangering communities, destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of forest, and costing millions of dollars to contain the destructive flames. Over the past 20 years the U.S. Forest Service has had to more than double the resources necessary to fight wildfires. Each year, it drains its wildfire fighting budget and must dip into funds supposed to be used for maintenance work in our national forests... More
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U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee Discuss Washington State SHOP Exchange Failure
September 19, 2014
On Thursday, September 18 the U.S. House Small Business committee hosted a hearing to discuss the implementation of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) through the Affordable Care Act. Jaime Herrera Beutler pressed for answers about current and future of the exchange. HEARING VIDEO OF JAIME HERRERA BEUTLER Dr. Stark is a retired physician and an accomplished health care policy analyst from Washington state provided following insights. “We have 3 major carriers in the individual mark... More
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