I held my 7th town hall of the year today, this time in Davenport. Thanks for the great conversation about the national debt, education, and other important issues facing Lincoln County. I’m hosting 3 more town halls next week and you can find more information on my website here: https://mcmorris.house.gov/events/
I’m excited about the economic development and new jobs coming to the West Plains. Thanks to the West Plains Chamber for sitting down with me today to get an update on these exciting developments and hear what other issues are impacting your community.
Thanks to Newport High School for welcoming me today! I was able to join their student-led radio station KUBS 91.5 FM for an interview and their student fire training program. Always great to meet with our young people and hear what’s on their mind.
Why do Governor Inslee and west-side Democrats want to keep spending our tax dollars on duplicative studies of the Snake River dams? As the Tri-City Herald explains here, “Because they don’t like the evidence that already shows how vital those dams are to Eastern Washington, how salmon and dams can co-exist and that dams are not the only factor
Greater Spokane Incorporated was in town this week to advocate for economic development and bringing more jobs to Eastern Washington. I was able to join them for breakfast earlier this week, and as is tradition when they are in town, yesterday we went to the Pentagon for meetings with Air Force officials on the important role that Fairchild Air Force
Almost everyone knows someone with or caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s. They need our support, more research for early detection and diagnosis, and better resources for care. The CHANGE Act will help by encouraging early assessment and diagnosis and accelerating development of life-changing treatments. One day we will find a cure, but until
Eleven different groups from Washington stopped by this week to talk about a variety of issues impacting our community and state. We discussed health care, energy, infrastructure needs, helping people with disabilities, and more. It was great to see you all here in the nation’s capital!
I’m excited to announce a new opportunity for college students here in Eastern Washington -- the Senator Bob Morton Distinguished Internship program. Bob was an important mentor in my life, and I want to pass his teachings on to the next generation of leaders in Eastern Washington.
This is a great opportunity for college students looking to get
Don’t miss this→ “The United States has had more job openings than unemployed workers since last summer, spurring companies to raise wages and offer signing bonuses and more training programs in an effort to recruit and train employees.”
Great to meet with some students from Lincoln Middle School in Pullman today in Washington, D.C. Thanks for your great questions and I hope you enjoy the rest of your visit here to the nation’s capital.
“House Democrats are forming a nonbinding habit. For four legislative weeks in a row, the new majority has held votes on resolutions that do not carry the force of law and are designed simply to send a message.”
This trend is disappointing, to say the least. Democratic leadership is choosing to play the messaging and politics game rather than
Great to meet with some Washington State University Upward Bound students today who are visiting the nation’s capital for spring break. Upward Bound is a TRIO program that helps prepare high school students for post-secondary education. As the first in my family to graduate from college, I’m thankful for programs like this that help local students
When will Democrats stop blocking the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act? When will they support providing life-saving care to newborn babies? Yesterday, I signed the discharge petition to finally bring this bill up for a vote.
Yesterday, I welcomed Dr. James DeVleming, a doctor from Pullman, to join me in meeting with U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams. Dr. DeVleming and the American Optometric Association are working to bring public awareness to the importance of vision checks as part of a healthy routine and were able to share their work and advocacy with the Surgeon General
Does Governor Jay Inslee plan to reimburse the taxpayers in our state for his recent extracurricular travel and security?
I asked him this morning, and unfortunately, as we’ve come to expect from our governor, he failed to make that commitment to people here in our state.