These are difficult times for many Washingtonians as the battle against wild fires continues on multiple fronts. The spirit of sacrifice and generosity of fellow citizens, near and far, gives a reason for hope amid great adversity.
Many local families, farmers, and businesses in Central Washington are still dealing with the ripple effects and devastating economic impact caused by the months-long slowdown at 29 West Coast ports during contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).
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.
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:
Our Founding Fathers possessed the wisdom and foresight to create a constitutional republic that limited the power of the federal government through the principle of the separation of powers and by holding lawmakers accountable to the consent of the governed. They would likely be shocked and alarmed by the massive burden of regulations imposed by today’s unelected federal bureaucracies.
What is a human life worth? The way a society responds to that question effectively describes the values held by that society. A just and healthy society should view innocent life as worth dignity and protection. The prospect of profiting off of another human’s life is repulsive because each person possesses an intrinsic moral value, not a commercial value.
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).
No one should ever hang up on a veteran seeking medical assistance. Every veteran deserves to be treated with respect and dignity—and especially with urgency in an emergency medical situation. Proper treatment for our veterans reflects the honor our nation accords for their service in uniform. Anything less is simply unacceptable, and even shameful.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act of 2015. Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. The REINS Act passed the House on a vote of 243 to 165. Rep.