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Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Protection for Pacific, Wahkiakum Counties Against Scientifically-Flawed Federal Plan Aimed at Marbled Murrelet
June 6, 2018
Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler successfully secured legislative protection for Pacific and Wahkiakum counties against an unnecessary halt on economic activity by U.S. Fish and Wildlife. In an amendment to the U.S. House Interior Appropriations spending bill, Jaime blocked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from locking up to an additional 32,000 forested acres in Western Washington – an area that includes large swaths in Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties – for Marbled Murrelet con... More
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Columbian: Oregon toll plan will hurt Clark County commuters
May 27, 2018
Southwest Washington commuters beware: If you work across the river, the state of Oregon is planning to make your drive a lot costlier. What’s worse is that your money won’t be going toward a new I-5 bridge, new lanes on I-5 or I-205, or to fix any of the infrastructure most of us use. Since passing its transportation funding package last summer, Oregon has moved ahead with alarming speed on plans to place tolls on I-205 and I-5 at their edge of our shared interstate bridges. Just days ago, Oreg... More
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Washington State U.S. Representatives Applaud the Administration’s Decision to Abandon Plan to Sell Bonneville Power Administration’s Assets
May 24, 2018
Today, U.S. Representatives from Washington state Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Dave Reichert (WA-08) issued a joint statement following the U.S. Department of Energy’s announcement that they will not sell off Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) assets. “On behalf of the 12 million residents and businesses in the Pacific Northwest who rely on the clean, affordable hydropower generated from BPA, we applaud the Administration for respon... More
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List of Employers Participating in Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Jobs Fair Now Available at JHB.house.gov
May 23, 2018
Today, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the list of employers participating in her eighth annual Jobs Fair is now available on her website, JHB.house.gov. The Jobs Fair will take place on Tuesday, May 29 in Vancouver. Job seekers can view the full list of employers and the positions they are looking to fill here or by visiting JHB.house.gov. Employers include Lowe’s, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Comcast, Compass Oncology, Educational Opportunities for Children & Familie... More
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Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler & Raja Krishnamoorthi Introduce the Bipartisan Ending Maternal Mortality Act to Eliminate Preventable Pregnancy-Related Deaths in America
May 14, 2018
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi led 16 cosponsors in introducing H.R 5761 the Ending Maternal Mortality Act last week. This bill creates an ambitious national plan to halve rates of maternal mortality and morbidity over the next decade, with the goal of eliminating preventable maternal deaths within 20 years. “Congress needs to take action to help make giving birth a safer experience for moms across this country. That’s why my colleague Rep. Krishnamoorthi... More
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