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

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Amendment successfully restored funding to the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund.

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Jaime Herrera Beutler, other Members of Congress Press USDA to Ensure Wheat Exports Can Continue
August 1, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler and several other Northwest and Midwest Members of Congress yesterday urged U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to resolve the stoppage in grain inspections at the Port of Vancouver. The letter was also signed by Representatives Doc Hastings (R-WA), Dave Reichert (R-WA), Greg Walden (R-OR), Mike Simpson (R-ID), Steve Daines (R-MT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), and Raúl Labrador (R-ID). The text of their letter is below, and the original July... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Helps Advance Legislation Improving Southwest Washington Veterans’ Timely Access to Care
July 30, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler issued the following statement today following the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the bipartisan agreement between the House and Senate to expand veterans access to health care, and put in place accountability measures at the VA. “It’s time the federal government started treating our veterans with the respect they deserve. Recent revelations of VA misconduct shows that many are simply being allowed to slip through the cracks. This bipartisan agreement begins to ad... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Calls for U.S. Senate Action on Highway Trust Fund
July 29, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler today issued the following statement urging the U.S. Senate to pass a bill allowing Southwest Washington transportation projects to continue. “It’s been two weeks since the U.S. House passed with overwhelming bipartisan support (367–55) its measure to fund the Highway Trust Fund through March of 2015. While we continue to work toward a longer-term solution to provide stable funding for our nation’s highways and infrastructure, this bill is absolutely necessary to keep our i... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Joins House in Confronting Sex Trafficking with Legislation to Help Vulnerable Youth
July 25, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with an overwhelming bipartisan majority of her U.S. House colleagues to pass eight bills aimed at assisting victims of sex trafficking and increasing protections for vulnerable individuals this week. These bills complement the package of bills passed by the House in May to strengthen laws and penalties for purchasers of commercial child sex. With stories of trafficking in or just outside of Southwest Washington coming forth with startling regularity, Jaime has taken ... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Statement Regarding New Rail Safety Regulations
July 23, 2014
Jaime Herrera Beutler today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation’s new rail safety rule. “The U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposed rule is an encouraging move toward assuring the safe transport of energy products both here in Southwest Washington and around the country. My firm belief has always been that while our economy can benefit from the boom in domestic sources of energy, we have to make sure the safety of railroad workers and communities ... More
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