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

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UPDATED: Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host 6th Annual Jobs Fair on May 2nd
April 28, 2016
UPDATED: Click here for an up to date list of participating employers. Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she will be hosting her sixth annual Southwest Washington Jobs Fair on Monday, May 2. The jobs fair will be hosted at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Vancouver. She will also offer a job hunting workshop on April 28 at the Vancouver Community Library. Similar to previous jobs fairs, this free event will be open to all Southwest Washington residents and will include employers from ... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Introduces Bill Requiring TSA to Better Assist Parents Traveling with Breastmilk and Formula
April 27, 2016
This week, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced the Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act (BABES Act) that requires 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 this legislation. While TSA’s current Special Procedures already explicitly permit par... More
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145 House Members Demand Answers from EPA on Taxpayer Money Spent on Lobbying Efforts
April 21, 2016
Yesterday, Jaime joined 144 members of Congress on a bipartisan letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy led by Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA). The members requested answers on EPA Region 10’s unlawful funding of the “” website and advocacy campaign in Washington state to inappropriately influence legislators to support the Waters of the U.S. Rule that would overturn 42 years of Clean Water Act protection and impose greater regulation on... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Prioritizes Zika Prevention Measures For Low Income Mothers in Agriculture Appropriations Bill
April 20, 2016
Yesterday, Jaime Herrera Beutler successfully pushed to include Zika prevention measures for low income mothers in the 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill that was approved unanimously by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. Jaime championed the effort to direct $10 million toward Zika prevention in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. WIC operates in all 50 states and the U.S. territories, and offers nutritional and other assistance to low-income pregnant women. With Jaime’s dir... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Supports $1.9 Billion to Combat the Spread of Zika Virus
April 20, 2016
Yesterday, Jaime Herrera Beutler voted to dedicate $1.9 billion to combatting the Zika virus through an amendment to the 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill. Federal agencies tasked with stemming the spread of Zika within the U.S. and effected areas have requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding to adequately respond to the virus and prevent the severe birth defects that it causes. The amendment, which failed by a vote of 20-29, would have fully funded that request. Jaime is also currently dr... More
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