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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 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.…

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 Advances Federal Funding for Water Treatment Facilities in Carson and Washougal

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today she secured key federal funding for water and wastewater treatment facilities in Carson and Washougal in a spending plan advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler advocated for the inclusion of these community-requested funding priorities in the FY23…

Jaime Herrera Beutler Secures Key Committee Approval for Columbia and Cowlitz River Infrastructure Projects

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today she has secured key federal funding for infrastructure projects on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers in a spending plan advanced by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. As a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, Herrera Beutler advocated for the inclusion of two Southwest Washington community funding priorities in the FY23…

Over 100 Employers Have Confirmed Participation at Herrera Beutler’s Upcoming Jobs Fair

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today that over 100 employers have confirmed their participation at her annual Jobs Fair being held on Wednesday, June 1st. The free event will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Clark County Event Center – Exhibition Hall B, in Ridgefield. Employers range from small to large businesses and organizations. A list of participating…

Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host 11th Annual Jobs Fair on June 1

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Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler today announced she will be hosting her 11th annual Southwest Washington Jobs Fair on Wednesday, June 1st. The Jobs Fair will be held at the Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield. Similar to Jaime’s previous jobs fairs, the event is free and open to all Southwest Washington residents and will include employers from a variety of industries. In the…

Congressional Committee Approves Herrera Beutler’s Bill to Expand Economic Opportunities in Skamania County

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Today, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee unanimously advanced Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s 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 would transfer ownership of approximately 23 acres of…

Herrera Beutler’s Bill to Expand Economic Opportunities in Skamania County Receives Congressional Hearing

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Today, the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands held a congressional hearing to consider Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s bill that will expand economic opportunities and help Skamania County solidify revenue to fund local services like roads, schools, police, and fire protection. Herrera Beutler’s bill, the Wind River…