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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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Reps. Herrera Beutler and Schrader Introduce Bill to Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead on the Columbia River
April 10, 2017
U.S. Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) have introduced the Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill to improve the survival of endangered salmon, steelhead and other native fish species in the Columbia River system. The legislation provides tribal managers and government fish managers with the means to remove limited numbers of California sea lions from specific areas where they are posing the most harm. “Our community prioritizes prot... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Invites Southwest Washington High Schoolers to Participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition
April 10, 2017
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that her office is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students, grades 9-12, who attend a school in Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. The winner of the competition will have his or her artwork displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol Building. The winner will also receive free airfare for themselves and one guest to attend the annu... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host Telephone Town Hall on April 13
April 7, 2017
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a live telephone town hall on April 13 at 6:00pm. All residents of Southwest Washington’s third congressional district residents are invited to join Jaime for a conversation about health care, taxes, the economy and whatever else is on their mind. “Telephone town halls are a great way for folks from rural farm land and urban centers to all join me for a live, back-and-forth conversation from the convenience of their kitchen tables,” said Jaime.... More
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Bonamici and Herrera Beutler's Tsunami Warning, Education Provisions Set to Become Law
April 4, 2017
Today Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) praised the House of Representatives for passing legislation to help prepare coastal communities for tsunami and update the United States’ tsunami warning systems. This legislation will strengthen tsunami detection and warning systems, improve response and resiliency, and better protect communities vulnerable to tsunami. The legislation would complement local and state efforts to prepare for tsunami. Provisions similar ... More
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Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) Introduce Legislation to Combat Chronic School Absenteeism
April 3, 2017
Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) today introduced the Chronic Absenteeism Reduction Act. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing ten percent or more of the school year and has been found to negatively impact school performance, high school graduation rates, and overall student success into adulthood. The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and Data Collection found that over 6.8 million students were chronically absent during the 2013-2014 school ye... More
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