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U.S. House Approves Herrera Beutler’s Bill to Expand Economic Opportunities in Skamania County (with video)

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The U.S. House of Representatives today approved Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s legislation – the Wind River Administrative Site Conveyance Act – which would expand economic opportunities and help Skamania County solidify revenue to fund local services like roads, schools, police, and fire protection. Herrera Beutler’s bill, introduced last year, would transfer ownership of…

U.S. House Approves Funding for Water Treatment Facilities in Carson and Washougal

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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a yearly spending plan which included two Southwest Washington community funding priorities Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler secured through her position on the House Appropriations Committee, including funding for the Carson Water Treatment Plant Rebuild and the Washougal Wastewater Treatment Plant Anoxic Selector Project. “Several…

U.S. House Approves Funding for Longview’s Columbia Heights Road Improvement

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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a yearly spending plan which included a Southwest Washington community funding priority Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler secured through her position on the House Appropriations Committee to fund the Columbia Heights Road Reconstruction Project in Longview. “I’m pleased the U.S. House advanced this week several important priorities…

U.S. House Approves Columbia and Cowlitz River Infrastructure Projects

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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a yearly spending plan which included two Southwest Washington community funding priorities Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler secured through her position on the House Appropriations Committee, including sediment monitoring of the Lower Cowlitz River and a turning basin navigation improvement project on the Columbia River. “The U.S.…

U.S. House Approves Funding for Safety Upgrades at Chehalis Recreation Park

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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a yearly spending plan which included a Southwest Washington community funding priority Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler secured through her position on the House Appropriations Committee to fund safety upgrades to the City of Chehalis Recreation Park. “The City of Chehalis’ priority to increase safety for folks using the…

Herrera Beutler Applauds Federal Funding for Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today announced she helped secure the inclusion of $5.96 million in federal funding for the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Community and Nature Center in the FY 23 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Appropriations bill advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. Earlier this year, Herrera Beutler pressed the U.S.…

Herrera Beutler Presses for Better Social Security Service for Seniors

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler late last week took legislative action to improve in-person assistance for seniors who rely on Social Security benefits. As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler offered an amendment to the FY 23 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Appropriations bill, to direct the Commissioner of…

Herrera Beutler Secures Key Committee Approval to Help Establish Behavioral Health Clinic in Longview

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today announced she secured $765,000 to fund the Cowlitz Indian Tribe Behavioral Health Clinic Project in Longview – advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee – to extend substance use treatment for Cowlitz County residents. The project is supported by the City of Longview. As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler…

Herrera Beutler Secures Committee Approval for Cowlitz County Law Enforcement Priorities

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today she secured $2.179 million to fund the Cowlitz County Public Safety Radio Technology Modernization & Radio System Microwave Replacement Project and $215,000 to fund Longview’s De-Escalation Police Training Simulator in a spending plan advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. The projects are supported by the City of…

Herrera Beutler Secures Committee Approval for Long Beach Police Department Priority

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today she secured $95,000 to fund Long Beach Police Department’s Body Camera Project in a spending plan advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. The project is supported by the Long Beach Police Department and the City of Long Beach. As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler advocated for the inclusion of…