I have long said I opposed the heavy-handed approach the previous administration took in reclassifying the Internet under Title II, and I applaud the Commission’s effort to roll back these arbitrary rules. The previous FCC upended decades of bipartisan consensus by ramming through a regulatory framework that discourages investment and slows innovation.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will help low and middle-income Americans, job creators, and small business owners. That’s why I joined Dana Perino this week to talk more about the impact tax relief will have on our communities.
Great to be home in Spokane yesterday to hear from veterans about the issues they’re facing. I’m so excited about the potential of making the Spokane VA a teaching hospitals so we can bring more residencies to Spokane and get our veterans the best possible care.
Today, Dr. Phil Roe, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, is joining me in Spokane to meet with VA officials, veterans, and local health care leaders to talk about issues at the VA and how we can improve the care our veterans receive.
In Eastern Washington, more than 45,000 people claim the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House today, we will raise the CTC from $1,000 to $1,600. That is a direct benefit to low and middle-income families here in the Inland Northwest.
This month is Military Families Month and as Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Military Family Caucus, one of my priorities is helping solve the issues that face military families here in Eastern Washington and across the country. This evening, I was able to speak at a Blue Star Families reception to hear more about the unique challenges facing
Yesterday, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act to give our troops the biggest pay raise in 8 years, permanently preserve Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance to more than 60,000 surviving military spouses, reinvest in our military readiness, and implement new tools to oversee the Department of Defense while it undergoes its first
This Friday, I will welcome House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) to Spokane to meet with some of our local veterans and health care professionals about issues facing the VA and how we can work to get our veterans the care they have earned.
In October, I wrote a letter to the Washington Transportation Commission to lend my support to the community-led effort to rename State Route 27 in honor of Freeman High School’s Sam Strahan. Excited to announce that this week the commission will be meeting to discuss this proposal. You can read my letter here:
We are continuing to deliver on the people’s priorities. This week, we move forward on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to bring back jobs, lower taxes, and raise wages for families across America. We will also vote on the National Defense Authorization Act to provide much-needed resources to keep Americans safe and secure and give our troops the largest