In the U.S., 91 people die every day from an opioid overdose. Due to the rise in fatal overdoses, life expectancy in the U.S. has recently fallen. The problem affects our communities in Central Washington: According to the Washington Department of Health, from 2012 to 2016, opioid overdoses contributed to the deaths of 300 people in the 4th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement regarding continuing legislative negotiations on behalf of beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Dan Newhouse (WA-04) joined Chairman of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, Dave Reichert (WA-08), and a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from Washington State urging the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, to address retaliation by our trading partners in response to the Administratio
You have heard the saying, “a penny saved is a penny earned.” It is certainly true, and all the more so when the sum is $15 billion. On June 7th, the House or Representatives approved, and I supported, passage of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act. H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) voted in favor of House passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act. Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act. H.R. 3 would rescind $15 billion in federal spending that is no longer needed for its intended purposes, or that has been sitting unused within agencies for years. H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the House Committee on Appropriations approved the Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
What does ‘right to try’ mean? It refers to the ability of terminally-ill patients, who after having exhausted all other options and who are unable to participate in a clinical trial involving certain drugs, to access experimental drugs or therapy. The Right to Try offers the freedom to access medicine that is still in the investigational phase.
YAKIMA – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) recognized a West Valley High School senior, Alexander Carlson, with a Congressional Award Bronze Medal. The ceremony took place at West Valley High School. The Congressional Award is the highest award for youth presented by the United States Congress.
This Memorial Day, we pause to reflect and remember the members of the Armed Services who have served and given their life for our country. For those who have lost a family member, loved one, or comrade, this day has added significance for remembrance, but as Americans, we all honor these heroes for their sacrifice, given to protect our freedom.