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

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Jaime Herrera Beutler Stands Up for Salmon Recovery in Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill that Clears House Committee
May 20, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler helped advance strong salmon recovery efforts as the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill. As a member of the Commerce, Science, and Justice House Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped author and voted in favor of this bipartisan legislation that spends $661 million less than the President’s 2016 proposed budget and still funds important northwest priorities. The bill was approved b... More
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VIDEO: Jaime Herrera Beutler: Individuals Willing “to Die Defending You and Me” Have Earned Right to Pursue Citizenship
May 14, 2015
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler went before the U.S. House to support the ability of non-citizens to enlist in our nation’s military. Jaime spoke on the U.S. House floor to oppose an amendment that would have stripped a provision from the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) allowing certain non-citizens to serve in the U.S. military. Specifically, a provision in the NDAA would give opportunities for undocumented residents who have spent a majority of their lives in the U.S. to serve their cou... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host 5th Annual Jobs Fair on June 8
May 12, 2015
**UPDATED: Click here for current list of participating employers and available jobs** Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she will be hosting her fifth annual Southwest Washington Jobs Fair on Monday, June 8. She is also hosting a job hunting workshop on Tuesday, June 2, to provide resume, interview and job search tips for attendees. Both events are free to all Southwest Washington residents. The Jobs Fair will include employers from a variety of industries seeking qualified candidates. ... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Helps U.S. House Advance Bipartisan Protection Against EPA’S Unnecessary Expansion of Control Over Individuals’, Small Businesses’ and Farmers’ Property
May 12, 2015
Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives today to pass the “Regulatory Integrity Protection Act.” This legislation would reject the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers’ new definition of “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. “I will make sure that Congress does not let the EPA’s complete redefinition of ‘navigable waters’ move forward unchallenged. This is a prime example of federal overreach gone wrong, and... More
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Cantwell, Herrera Beutler Introduce Dungeness Crab Management Bill
May 1, 2015
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Representative Jaime Hererra Beutler (R-WA-03) introduced a bipartisan bill this week to permanently extend a 17-year fishery management agreement that has been vital to Washington state’s Dungeness crab fishery. The states of Washington, Oregon, and California cooperatively manage the West Coast crab fishery under a tri-state agreement that Congress first authorized in 1996. The states work with the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, a federal and... More
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