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

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Jaime Herrera Beutler Demands EPA Address Public Safety Concerns Regarding Proposed Cowlitz Casino Sewage System
January 20, 2016
Today Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demanding the agency fully address public safety concerns stemming from the proposed Cowlitz Casino sewage system. The planned casino includes a proposal to inject millions of gallons of wastewater above the Troutdale Aquifer System that supplies 99% of the drinking water to Clark County. Excerpts from Jaime’s letter to the EPA: “I am writing to express my deep concerns, and ... More
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VIDEO: Jaime Herrera Beutler Helps Send Bipartisan Protection Against EPA’S Expansion of Control Over Individuals’, Small Businesses’ and Farmers’ Property to the President’s Desk
January 13, 2016
Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives today to put on President Obama’s desk a bill ending the "Waters of the United States” rule. This rule overturns 42 years of Clean Water Act protection and expands the power of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers’ to regulate water – no matter how little – on any land, public or private. Click here for a video of Jaime’s comments during this week’s debate. Jaime’s remarks on ... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler, U.S. House Pass SCRUB Act to Remove Outdated, Unnecessary Federal Rules
January 7, 2016
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler voted in favor of the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessary and Burdensome Act, or SCRUB Act, that would scrub unnecessary and outdated federal regulations that put measurable economic burdens on Southwest Washington families and businesses. The SCRUB Act would: *Create a bipartisan commission to identify existing regulations that are outdated and should be repealed and require the recommendation be presented to Congress for an annual vote. It wo... More
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2010 Health Law Repeal to Finally Reach President’s Desk
January 6, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted along with a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a repeal of the President’s 2010 health care law to his desk – the first time Congress has successfully advanced a repeal of the Affordable Care Act through the U.S. House and Senate. “The President made three promises to Americans with the passage of the Affordable Care Act: if you like your plan you can keep it, if you like your doctor you can keep her, and this law will lower pr... More
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U.S. House Passes 2016 Funding Bill Containing Key Southwest Washington Priorities
December 18, 2015
Today the U.S. House of Representatives approved the fiscal year 2016 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler in her position on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. “This deal was far from perfect, but we had two options: support this agreement that had several strong wins for Southwest Washington communities, or reject it in favor of an autopilot spending extension that includes no reforms and cedes all spending cont... More
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