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Jaime Herrera Beutler Earns “Guardian of Small Business” Award for Supporting Southwest Washington’s Small Businesses
September 24, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler shared today that she has earned the “Guardian of Small Business Award” from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) based on her strong voting record in favor of small business in the 115th Congress. Jaime’s score and the criteria NFIB used to determine the ratings are available here. The NFIB is the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization with 300,000 small business members nationwide and 7,000 in Washington state. Two-thir... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Ranks #15 Most Bipartisan Member of the U.S. House
September 20, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler shared today that the Lugar Center and Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Bipartisan Index ranked her as the 15th most bipartisan member of the U.S. House out of 438 members. The Bipartisan Index, which most recently ranked members of Congress for their work in 2017, “is a non-partisan tool that measures the degree to which Senators and Representatives work across party lines on legislation.” The Lugar Center states: “… a consistentl... More
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VIDEO CLIP: Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Bipartisan Bill to Remove 19th Century Prohibition on Tribal Lands Passes U.S. House
September 13, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s bipartisan bill to repeal an antiquated 19th century prohibition of distilleries on tribal land passed the U.S. House by unanimous voice vote Wednesday night. Jaime’s bill would allow tribes to increase economic development by permitting distilleries on tribal lands. The Chehalis Tribe is planning to build and operate a distillery, brewery and restaurant that would bring about 100 new jobs to Southwest Washington. “This issue is a matter of fairness; W... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Negotiates Final Funding Bills for VA, Energy & Water Resources
September 11, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, a select member of the joint House and Senate Appropriations Conference Committee, announced today that the committee finalized a three-bill Appropriations “minbus” funding package yesterday. The package includes three Appropriations bills negotiated by the joint conference committee: Military Construction & VA, Energy & Water, and Legislative Branch. “I was honored to be part of the negotiation process and help secure key resources to better care for S... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler, Lawmakers Call for Bipartisan Extension of the Violence Against Women Act
September 10, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler called for the swift reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is set to expire on September 30, in a letter sent to House leadership last Friday. Jaime joined 45 of her colleagues asking Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy for the swift passage of a bipartisan measure to reauthorize this bill that protects individuals from sexual assault and domestic violence. “I’m hopeful Congress can work together to... More
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