Tri-City Herald Op-Ed: After 30 Years, Time to Simplify the Tax Code

Have you met anyone who thinks the current federal tax code is simple or fair enough? As your congressman, I haven’t either.

Clocking in at more than 70,000 pages, the current federal code is packed with confusing provisions and loopholes that tend to favor special interest groups and those lucky few “in the know.”

House Holds Subcommittee Hearing on Newhouse-Costa Proposed Legislation

Nov 9 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Environment Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing this morning to examine a Discussion Draft of the Farm Regulatory Certainty Act.

Newhouse, GOP Members of Congress Urge Action on DACA

Nov 9 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led a press conference in the U.S. Capitol with 13 House GOP Reps.

Kilmer & Newhouse Bill to Fix Veterans Healthcare System Mismanagement Passes House

Nov 6 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill originally introduced by U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) to force the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to move forward on fixes to its management issues.