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Rep. Newhouse Statement on West Coast Ports Contract Agreement

Feb 21 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after a contract agreement was reported between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU):

Resolution Urging End to West Coast Ports Slowdown Grows Rapidly

Feb 20 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Last week U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Congressman Reichert (R-WA), Congressmen Schrader (D-OR), and Congressman Costa (D-CA) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House urging an end to the contract negotiation between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

COLUMN: Keep West Coast Ports Open - Our Economy Depends On It

Listening to local families, businesses, and farmers in the Mid-Columbia region, I’ve heard firsthand how the slowdown and partial shutdowns at our 29 ports along the West Coast have had a devastating economic impact on Central Washington’s economy.

Rep. Newhouse Statement on Administration’s Mediation in West Coast Ports Negotiations

Feb 14 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after President Obama's announcement that U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez will help mediate contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in the labor dispute at West Coast ports:

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