In January, as soon as it became clear that former Texas Governor Rick Perry would serve as the next U.S. Secretary of Energy, I extended an invitation to him to visit Central Washington. Last week, I was pleased to welcome Secretary Perry to learn more about the contributions our community has made to our history and continues to make for our future as a country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after securing a recommendation from the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region to maintain the North Cascades Smokejumper Base in Winthrop, WA.
If you speak with any local veteran in Central Washington, as I do regularly, you will likely hear stories of frustration with the Veterans Administration. While there are many dedicated staff and VA providers, our veterans deserve so much more than long drives and long wait times to receive the care they have been promised.
Last Wednesday, President Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law that Congress had passed overwhelmingly to sanction hostile regimes in North Korea, Russia, and Iran. I joined my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the House on a vote of 419 to 3 to pass the Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a grant for transportation projects in Grant County:
Delivering high quality health care in rural communities – including those in Central Washington – has long been a growing challenge. Access to primary care can be time-consuming and costly for medically-underserved rural residents. Less-populated areas are facing a devastating shortage of primary care physicians compared to urban areas.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement on the Senate’s vote last night on health care legislation:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. House approved H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, to fund the military, raise our troops’ pay, support defense nuclear waste cleanup at Hanford, and support research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced the launch of the 4th Congressional District’s third Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a nationwide app competition for students in high school and below.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 3364, the Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act, which passed the U.S. House on a vote of 419-3: