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Herrera Beutler Secures Federal Funds for Port of Longview Industrial Rail Expansion Project

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today applauded news that the Port of Longview had secured a $16 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation which will help complete the Port’s Industrial Rail Corridor Expansion (IRCE). The project will increase the Port of Longview’s cargo capacity to meet growing c...

Herrera Beutler Backs Legislation to Prohibit Foreign Contributions in State and Local Elections

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Today, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced bipartisan legislation – the Stop Foreign Funds in Elections Act – to prohibit foreign contributions in elections. Specifically, the bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to ban contributions and donations made by foreign nationals in state and local ballot initiatives and referenda. Currently, the FEC has interpreted the F...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Returns $1 Million to Southwest Washington Residents in 2021 (so far)

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that she has helped Southwest Washington save or return $1,001,109.38 from the federal government through casework services since January 2021. Herrera Beutler and her office have worked on behalf of 982 Southwest Washington residents so far this year. The million dollars returned to residents is made up of money they’ve earned, or benefits owed ...

U.S. House Approves Herrera Beutler’s PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s (WA-03) bill last Friday, the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act. Herrera Beutler introduced the bill earlier this year with Representatives Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Alma Adams (NC-12), and Lauren Underwood (IL-14). The bill will protect nearly 9 million e...

U.S. House Approves Herrera Beutler-Supported Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen Servicemembers

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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) helped introduce in August to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. Servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan. The legislation will award the Congressional Gold Medal to Staff Sgt. Darin Taylor Hoover, Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, Sgt. Nicole Gee, Cpl. Hunter Lopez...

Herrera Beutler Joins Effort to Prevent IRS from Surveilling Americans’ Bank Accounts

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In response to a proposal that would require the federal government to track new information about Americans’ bank accounts, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) is supporting legislation, the Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act, to block the plan and protect Americans’ privacy. Herrera Beutler this week also joined over 200 of her colleagues in a letter to Treasury Secretary Yellen ...

Herrera Beutler to Inslee: Follow Example of New Jersey Governor Standing Up for New Jersey Commuters

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee highlighting the example set by New Jersey’s Democrat Governor who has pledged to block New York’s congestion pricing plan that would unfairly charge his state’s commuters for using existing infrastructure, and asking Inslee to do the same. In a July 2018 visit to Vancouver, Governor Inslee pledged that Oregon’s scheme ...

Jaime Herrera Beutler Introduces Bill to Improve U.S. Stillbirth Rate

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today, along with Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), and Kathy Castor (FL-14), introduced the Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act, which aims to lower the U.S. stillbirth rate by providing critical resources to state and federal health departments, improving data collection, and increasing educat...

Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host Telephone Town Hall October 12

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a live telephone town hall on Tuesday, October 12 @ 5:30PM Pacific Standard Time. All residents of Southwest Washington’s third congressional district are invited to join Jaime as she gives an update on her work in Congress for Southwest Washington. Residents will also be invited to ask questions or share whatever is on their mind. Southwest Wash...

Herrera Beutler Helps Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen Servicemembers

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) today, alongside 158 cosponsors in the U.S. House, introduced legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week. The legislation will award the Congressional Gold Medal to Staff Sgt. Darin Taylor Hoover, Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, Sgt. Nicole Gee, Cpl. Hunter...