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I was proud to vote to restore individual healthcare choices and government accountability by repealing Obamacare. I continue to hear personal stories from individuals in Central Washington about the uncertainty and dramatic cost increases Obamacare has created for their families and businesses. A top-down, mandate-centered, one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare does not work for families or businesses in Central Washington. Obamacare has caused health insurance premiums and increased deductibles to become less affordable for too many Americans, which is why I am working with my colleagues in Congress to ensure patient-centered care that will increase access and make insurance more affordable. Americans should have the freedom to purchase insurance across state lines, protection for patients with preexisting conditions, and care for our most vulnerable citizens. 

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Sep 2 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) cosponsored H.R. 4735, the Provider Relief Fund Deadline Extension Act.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to protect the lives of all Americans, particularly the most innocent, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) joined more than 200 other lawmakers in filing a bicameral amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States. The brief is in support of the petitioners in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

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Jul 28 Press Release

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Jul 15 Press Release

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Newhouse Advances Rural Patient Healthcare

Jun 17 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ) introduced the Rural Remote Monitoring Patient Act. This legislation would create a pilot grant program within the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S.

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Jun 8 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

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Newhouse Calls on World Health Organization to Investigate COVID-19 Origins, Denounces Rigged, Chinese-Sponsored Investigation

Jun 4 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced a resolution calling for the WHO, World Health Assembly, and the United States to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 virus.

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Newhouse Votes to Protect Central Washington Seniors

Mar 19 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after voting to support H.R. 1868, “To prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes: