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

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U.S. House Passes 2015 Funding Measure Addressing Key Southwest Washington Priorities
December 11, 2014
Today the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. During passage of the bill, Jaime also secured assurances from U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy that the Secure Rural Schools program that counties like Lewis, Skamania, and Cowlitz rely on for essential school and emergency services funding would be addressed as a top priority in 2015. The priorities and spending le... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Bipartisan Fishing Jobs Bill Passed by House; Heading to Senate
December 4, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler’s bipartisan fishing jobs bill, the Revitalizing the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific (REFI) Act, was passed today by a vote of 300-119 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Upon passage of the bill, Jaime released the following statement: “I am very pleased to see the U.S. House move this important fishing jobs bill one step closer to becoming law. It's a great example of a bipartisan, commonsense solution to support 3,000 hard-working Americans' jobs— many of which are... More
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Rep. Herrera Beutler, Sen. Cantwell’s Bipartisan Fishing Jobs Bill Heading For Full U.S. House Vote
December 3, 2014
The bipartisan fishing jobs bill introduced by U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) – the Revitalizing the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific (REFI) Act – is expected to receive a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives this week. It would then go to the U.S. Senate before year’s end. “With this positive development, I’m very hopeful that this bipartisan bill to protect more than 3,000 fishing jobs – many of which are in Pacific County – will... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Praises Governor’s Chehalis Basin Work Group for Cooperative, Citizen-Driven Flood and Fish Plan
November 25, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler today praised the Chehalis Basin Work Group for putting forth its formal recommendation to Governor Inslee for his endorsement. She released the following statement regarding this important development: “This recommendation represents significant progress toward realizing a basin-wide flood solution and fish protection plan. The rain and storms that come each November serve as reminders of the disaster that hit our communities in 2007, and can strike again unless we advance... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Questions U.S. Department of Interior’s Decision to Advance Land Acquisition for Cowlitz Casino
November 24, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter today to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell questioning the Department’s notice to take into trust 152 acres in Clark County, Washington, for the Cowlitz Tribe. The unexpected move - announced late last month - came while several Southwest Washington stakeholders that include Clark County, the City of Vancouver, and individual citizens were awaiting a court’s ruling on their legal challenge to the proposal. “Local citizens and stakeholders that... More
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