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U.S. Representatives Herrera Beutler, Kilmer Introduce Bill to Promote Economic Development, Jobs in Lewis, Thurston and Grays Harbor Counties
March 16, 2018
U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) introduced a bipartisan bill last night that would repeal a 19th century prohibition of distilleries on tribal land, allowing for increased economic development through strengthened tribal sovereignty. Herrera Beutler and Kilmer are joined by fellow U.S. Representatives Tom Cole (OK-04), Denny Heck (WA-10), and Don Young (AK) as bill cosigners. The Chehalis Tribe have begun the permitting process for constructing and ope... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Applauds Premera’s Announcement that Federal Tax Cuts will Lead to Better, More Stable Rural Health Care
March 12, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler applauded today’s announcement by health insurer Premera that, as a direct result of the federal tax cuts that were signed into law in December of 2017, it is investing $200 million to improve health care in Washington, and that no one in the state will be without health insurance options in 2019. “In addition to bigger paychecks and employee bonuses benefiting nearly 90% of Southwest Washington residents, another advantage of the tax cuts Congress passe... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Applauds Health Care Solution for Pacific County Residents After Asking for Swift Action
March 7, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler applauded a recent announcement by Premera Insurance that it has made arrangements to continue providing health care coverage at an Astoria hospital for Pacific County residents. This move comes after Jaime publicly highlighted the plight of rural Pacific County residents who would be cut off from having medical care 30 minutes away in Astoria covered by insurance, and would instead be forced to travel nearly an hour and a half away for many vital servic... More
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Jaime Herrera Beutler Stands Up for Southwest Washington Steel Workers, Jobs
March 7, 2018
U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler today formally urged President Trump to weigh negative impacts on Southwest Washington jobs and families as he moves toward placing tariffs on steel imported into the U.S. In a letter sent today, Jaime requested that the president refrain from imposing tariffs on key steel-exporting allies such as Australia, and focus any action on the twelve countries outlined in Commerce Secretary Ross’ report that unfairly distort their steel prices. Jaime has consist... More
Opinion Pieces
Jaime Herrera Beutler: How I’m Working to Cut Taxes for Lewis County
March 6, 2018
At his State of the Union address, President Trump said: “There has never been a better time to start living the American Dream. If you work hard, if you believe in yourself, if you believe in America, then you can dream anything, you can be anything, and together, we can achieve anything.” I couldn’t agree more. The historic tax cuts Congress recently passed and President Trump signed into law take a significant step forward in making this dream a reality for the hardworking residents of Lewis ... More
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