COLUMN: Modernizing the ESA Promotes Species Recovery

As we know all-too-well in Central Washington, Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing and delisting decisions have huge, lasting impacts on local communities and environments.

COLUMN: Reflecting on 2019 Accomplishments for Central Washington

As we look forward to 2020, it is important to reflect on the accomplishments we achieved in 2019. I am proudly working to put Central Washington's priorities first, and it is truly a privilege to represent our District in Congress. 

COLUMN: Politically-Motivated Impeachment Divides America

Impeachment is one of the most serious responsibilities afforded to Congress, and that sobering responsibility has not been lost on me. The people of Central Washington sent me to our nation’s capital to represent them, and I believe – when it comes to charging a President with the articles of impeachment – Members must focus on the facts presented.

COLUMN: Local Voices Crucial to Resetting Outdated Columbia River Treaty

In 1964, the United States and Canada ratified the Columbia River Treaty to increase coordination between our countries on power generation and flood control issues, along with critical support of irrigation, navigation, and ecosystem habitat needs.