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Jaime & the family at a press conference for Living Donor Protection Act, which supports life-giving organ donors

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U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Statement on House Health Care Bill
March 23, 2017
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler released the following statement regarding The American Health Care Act: “I remain steadfast in my commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare with health care solutions that better serve all residents of Southwest Washington. But we can do better than the current House replacement plan, and I cannot support it in its current form. “While I appreciate this week's effort by Speaker Ryan and his leadership team to better protect older Americans from health care cost inc... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Strengthens Small Business Health Care Legislation by Protecting Association Health Plans in Washington State
March 22, 2017
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler’s effort to protect 400,000 Washingtonians’ small business-provided health plans via amendment to The Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101), was unanimously approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. Following approval of Jaime’s amendment, The Small Business Health Fairness Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives. These small business health plans, known as Association Health Plans, are widely used in Washington and give small businesses a tool to ... More
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VIDEO: Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Amendment in House-Passed Legislation to Improve Medical Care for Veterans
March 17, 2017
Video: Jaime speaks in support of her amendment to address high staff turnover at the VA that leads to long wait times for veterans. Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler successfully amended a bill to empower the Veterans Administration (VA) to more effectively hire and retain physicians and other care providers at its medical care facilities in Southwest Washington, and across the country. The legislation passed the U.S. House on a strong bipartisan vote. The U.S. House also unanimously approved Jaime... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Reintroduces Bill to Strengthen Emergency Response Capabilities for Oil Train Accidents
March 16, 2017
Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler reintroduced the Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act (FD PREP Act) to better equip first responders to respond to oil train accidents. The FD PREP Act would direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to categorize hazmat operations, training, and equipment acquisition relating to crude oil and ethanol rail traffic as “high priority” within its Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Currently, the AFG program does not c... More
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Herrera Beutler, Conyers, Costello & DeGette Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Maternal Deaths in the USA
March 2, 2017
Today, U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), John Conyers Jr. (D-MI), Ryan Costello (R-PA), and Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced the bipartisan Preventing Maternal Deaths Act to help save women’s lives and improve the quality of healthcare and health outcomes for moms and babies. This legislation would prevent maternal deaths by helping states establish or support Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs) to examine pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths and identify wa... More
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