Legislation reauthorizes FLTFA to speed up the sale of surplus federal “land-for-land” deals
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the Obama Administration’s announcement today that it will decouple defense nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel and begin a new siting process as part of the Administration’s broader strategy, first announced in 2013, to circumvent Yucca Mountain:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the announcement by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that it will clarify the definition of eligibility for veterans who live 40 miles as driving distance from a VA medical facility rather than “as the crow flies.” Earlier this month, Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the announcement that Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Director B. Todd Jones will step down at the end of the month:
As I begin my service in our nation’s capital, I have been impressed by the many monuments, memorials and statues that recall the great conflicts that have defined our history, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War and those of the 20th Century. The burden of keeping our nation free and secure has largely fallen on the shoulders of the men and women of our Armed Forces.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced the start of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for the 4th District:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced the opening of a new congressional office location in Richland, WA to assist constituents in the 4th District. Rep. Newhouse also named district office staff and dates for office open houses open to members of the public and media in Richland and Yakima.
After strong, bipartisan opposition from Congress and an outcry from the American public, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) backed down last week over proposed regulations that would restrict the use of popular ammunition for legal firearms.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the announcement of Dr. Steven Ashby’s appointment as Laboratory Director for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL):
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) joined ten members of the U.S. House from the Pacific Northwest who wrote today to the U.S. Forest Service urging them to hold more listening sessions on upcoming revisions to the Northwest Forest Plan.