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Jaime Herrera Beutler Receives “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for Fiscally Responsible Voting Record
September 21, 2017
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler was honored this week by National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for fighting for American taxpayers by having a strong voting record on supporting lower taxes, limited government, and economic freedom. NTU yesterday named 15 U.S. representatives who earned the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for their outstanding voting record during the 2016 Congressional session. “I’ve consistently voted and supported legislation with Southwest Washington taxpayers in mind, doing wh... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Urges Administration to Assist with Funding Crisis in Skamania County, Rural Forested Communities
September 20, 2017
Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke urging the agencies’ new leaders to take action in helping alleviate the funding crisis in Skamania County and other rural communities with significant swaths of national forest. Formerly timber-dependent communities like Skamania County that have a high proportion of federal land are in a constant state of financial crisis due to the lack of active manage... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Legislation to Block Oregon Tolling Scheme, Strengthen Southwest Washington Priorities Advances through U.S. House
September 15, 2017
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s legislative provision to prohibit Oregon’s unfair tolling scheme, and others to strengthen critical Southwest Washington priorities, were approved by the U.S. House and advanced to the U.S. Senate yesterday. These Jaime-authored provisions were included in the spending plan put together by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for the 2018 fiscal year. As a member of the committee, Jaime took part in successfully advancing all 12 Appropriation fundin... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Announces App-Building Competition for Southwest Washington Students
September 13, 2017
Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that Southwest Washington will be participating in the annual Congressional App Challenge, an original app competition for students in high school and below. “I am pleased to help host the app challenge in Southwest Washington again this year and look forward to seeing what kind of innovation is produced,” said Jaime. “It’s important for the future of our economy that students have a meaningful outlet to pursue their interest in STEM, an... More
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Southwest Washington Lawmakers to Gov. Inslee: Help Defend Against Oregon’s Unfair Tolling Scheme
September 12, 2017
In a joint letter sent today, ten state and federal lawmakers from Southwest Washington urged Washington Governor Jay Inslee to take an active role in opposing Oregon’s transportation plan that calls for imposing tolls on I-5 and I-205 at the state line. The letter was signed by U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, Washington State Senators John Braun (20th LD), Ann Rivers (LD 18) and Lynda Wilson (LD 17), and Washington State Representatives Richard DeBolt (LD 20), Paul Harris (LD 17), Vi... More
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