Newhouse Recognizes First Responders, Firefighters, Volunteers Fighting WA Wildfires, Calling for Changes in Wildfire Funding

Sep 9 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) spoke on the House floor to recognize the sacrifices and efforts of first responders, firefighters, and volunteers who continue to battle wildfires across Washington State. The Okanogan Complex fire has now surpassed last year’s Carlton Complex fire as the largest wildfire in Washington State’s recorded history.

Newhouse Supports Governor’s Federal Emergency Declaration Request for Additional Resources to Fight Wildfires

Aug 20 Press Release

SUNNYSIDE – Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) sent a letter to President Obama supporting Governor Inslee’s request for a federal Emergency Declaration to secure additional resources to help cover the cost of wildfires burning in the state.

Newhouse Statement on Loss of Three Firefighters Battling Twisp Blaze

Aug 19 Press Release

SUNNYSIDE – Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after learning of the tragic loss of three firefighters while battling a wildfire near Twisp:

Reps. Newhouse, Reichert, Coffman, Radewagen Introduce PORTS Act

Aug 5 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Members of Congress Dan Newhouse (WA-4), Dave Reichert (WA-8), Mike Coffman (CO-6), and Amata Radewagen (AS) have introduced the Protecting Orderly and Responsible Transit of Shipment (PORTS) Act (H.R. 3433).