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October 21, 2016 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

As a farmer and a student of American history, few things are as satisfying as wrapping up the last few weeks’ harvest at my family’s hop farm in Central Washington. Thomas Jefferson once wrote to John Adams in 1787: “I think our governments will remain virtuous for many centuries; as long as they are chiefly agricultural.” While I admit some bias, I tend to agree.

October 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), released the following statement after the amended complaint was filed to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission regarding violations related to the “What’s Upstream” campaign in Washington state:

October 18, 2016 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

The Internal Revenue Service is at it again, this time targeting farmers, ranchers, and other businesses operated by families. It may not be politically-motivated targeting, but the IRS is now pushing a new rule that would revise the valuation of family-operated businesses, resulting in a higher tax burden when a family member passes away.

October 11, 2016 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

Two million lives. That is the number, according to the Charlotte Lozier Institute, of lives saved by the Hyde Amendment. Many Americans may not be familiar with the Hyde Amendment, named after the late Rep.

October 3, 2016 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

I am convinced that there is a recurring “top-down” fever that strikes Washington D.C., which gives rise to the idea that more government regulations are the answer to creating economic prosperity and supporting job growth. In reality, one-size-fits-all regulations often have unintended and damaging consequences to individuals, job creation, and the economy.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment introduced by Representatives Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) that transfers the prehistoric human remains of the Kennewick Man to a coalition of Columbia Basin tribes.

September 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced that the Fourth Congressional District will be participating in its second annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a national app competition for students:

September 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and House Committee on Veterans Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL), released the following statements after legislation Rep. Newhouse introduced, H.R.

September 26, 2016 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

In January of this year, four American citizens were released from Iranian custody in a prisoner swap that exchanged seven Iranians and removed 14 more Iranians from an international police watch list. At least, those were the details the White House made public at the time.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, has awarded Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress.