Tomorrow I will be hosting this year’s Military Family Summit at Fairchild Air Force Base with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie. We’re bringing together service members and their families to discuss the most important issues facing them and their families.
Did you know that the unemployment rate among military spouses is historically
Here in Eastern Washington, I’m proud to represent so many higher education institutions that are working every day to help students meet their full potential and live out their passions. That’s why I am working hard to ensure that college is affordable and that there are jobs here in our community for our graduates. Find out how and sign up for
Not only is Brian a super dad, but he’s also our very own Navy hero! Today, Brian, Cole, Grace, Brynn and I are sending big birthday wishes to the U.S. Navy! Thank you for 243 years of selfless service to our country.🇺🇸
The Water Resources Development (WRDA) Act of 2018 is on its way to POTUS Donald J Trump's desk to be signed into law. WRDA is another infrastructure bill to rebuild our nation’s dams, ports, and waterways. My 6th bill this Congress to become law was included in this legislation. Check out how it benefits Eastern Washington.
IMPORTANT: Town Hall on Oct. 19 on Border Hour Reduction with CBP
As you may know, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has unilaterally changed the hours at the Danville and Metaline Falls Ports of Entry. I've heard from people in our community about these hour changes, and I share these concerns. Many cross the border to work, go to church,
Because of tax reform and our booming economy, more than 92 percent of manufacturers have a positive outlook for their businesses. Yesterday, I was with Hotstart Inc in Spokane with the Association of Washington Business Bus Tour. This family-owned manufacturing company employs more than 200 people and builds engine preheating systems for locomotives,
You should be able to trust that you’re getting the best deal at the pharmacy counter. Unfortunately, gag clauses prevent pharmacists from telling people when cash payments are less expensive than using their insurance. This is unfair, and it’s keeping patients from saving on prescriptions. So people can pay the lowest costs for their prescriptions,
I recently toured the Inland Northwest Behavioral Hospital and the Lutheran Community Services Northwest. We discussed important issues like improving mental health services, combating the opioid crisis, and fighting human trafficking.
➡️ Those issues have been a priority for us in Congress, too. Visit Better.gop to see the solutions we’ve passed
I spoke with the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week and secured this town hall meeting for the Danville and Metaline Falls Ports of Entry. Please join me on October 19. These border crossings are a vital corridor for people that live in our rural border communities, and I’m urging CBP to delay the change in hours.
Weekend reads→ My latest 2 updates from home ⤵️
1⃣ How tax reform is making a difference in our community.
2⃣ An update from Walla Walla on hydropower.
Read them & sign up for my emails here: https://mcmorris.house.gov/my-newsletter/
The FAA Reauthorization Act is an important part of our infrastructure agenda. I made sure this bill included important priorities for Eastern Washington airports, including the the Walla Walla Regional Airport.
You don’t want to miss this major economic news→ “The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — signaling how the longest streak of hiring on record has put millions of Americans back to work.”
I’m in Walla Walla today, and just participated the National Hydropower Association Conference. Leaders from across the country are here to see how our region’s hydropower and river systems are supporting jobs and clean, reliable energy. As your voice in Eastern Washington, I wanted to make sure you also received this critical update that I shared