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July 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced H.R. 3216, the Veterans Emergency Treatment (VET) Act. This legislation would require that every enrolled veteran is afforded the highest level of emergency care at every emergency-capable medical facility under the jurisdiction of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).

July 27, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

Earlier this year, I joined 366 of my colleagues in Congress to express grave concern about the Obama administration’s negotiations with Iran on a possible nuclear deal. My concerns included constraining Iran’s research and development capabilities as well as nuclear infrastructure.

July 20, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

I recently read a news story of an outstanding teenager in Prosser named Walker Orr. Since he was 8-years old, Walker has found innovative ways to offer a service or product in exchange for a reasonable price, from selling varieties of seeds to running a lawn mowing business.

July 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) issued the following statement after the House voted 245-176 to approve H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, which includes legislation he introduced earlier this year, the Bureau of Reclamation Surface Water Storage Streamlining Act.

July 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) spoke on the House floor to recognize the efforts of first responders, firefighters, and volunteers who fought the Carlton Complex Fire, which was the largest wildfire in Washington State’s recorded history, that began one year ago this week. 

July 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced a final nuclear agreement with Iran that would end economic sanctions:

July 13, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

The threat posed by wildfire has been on the forefront of Washingtonians’ concerns this year for good reason, and Congress is moving forward with legislation to help prevent catastrophic wildfires. This week is the one-year anniversary of the start of the tragic Carlton Complex Fire in Okanogan County.

July 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the House approved his amendment to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from expanding regulations under the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 to target farmers, livestock producers, and dairies.

July 6, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

The responsibility “to provide for the common defense” is one of the fundamental roles of the federal government—the duty is explicitly mentioned in the preamble of the Constitution. With the importance of preserving national security in mind, few provisions are more critical than the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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