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May 29, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

If you were asked to describe a “navigable waterway” in the U.S., you would most likely not think of the stream in your backyard or the irrigation ditch in your field. You would probably mention the Columbia and Mississippi rivers or the Great Lakes. These massive bodies of water are navigable because they function as highways for commercial traffic by ship or boat.

May 20, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

On May 25th, our nation observes Memorial Day. While many may take the opportunity of a long weekend to barbeque, enjoy time in the company of friends and celebrate the arrival of summer, I hope Americans remember the true meaning of this day.  This Memorial Day let us reflect on the high price paid for our freedom and honor the fallen.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after cosponsoring  H.R. 2393, a bill to repeal mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements for beef, pork, and chicken products. House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2393 yesterday.

May 15, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

No American should fear that their government has made a false choice between prioritizing either national security or civil rights. Our nation needs a continuing, robust debate on the proper balance the federal government should strike in defending American lives and freedoms.

May 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX), Vice Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and other members of the House Endangered Species Act Working Group, introduced H.R.

May 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement on voting yesterday to support passage of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which bans abortions after 20 weeks post fertilization, with exceptions to save the life of the mother or in cases of rape or incest.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following  statement after voting to support passage of H.R 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015, requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to withdraw the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. H.R.

May 8, 2015 Press Release

YAKIMA – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) today announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for high school student in the Fourth District.

May 8, 2015 Weekly Column and Op-Ed

I recently visited Northwest Harvest in Yakima to get a firsthand look at the important work the food distribution center and the food bank network are doing to support the vulnerable in our community and to hear about challenges that food banks may be facing.  Federal policy can hinder or help distribution of emergency food aid through our nation’s food banks.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill by a vote of 240 to 170. The Senate must now write and pass an appropriations bill.

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