Four more town halls over the next few weeks. You can find details at the link below, and the exact location for the Spokane town hall will be announced soon. I hope to see you out at one of these events!
When doctors train at Teaching Health Centers, they are more likely to stay and practice in rural and underserved communities. That's why I'm leading legislation to extend this program and meet our doctor shortage.
WSU President Kirk Schultz, other WSU officials, and leaders from Washington state agriculture stopped by my office today to update me on some of their exciting projects in agriculture. Always proud of our agriculture leaders who are helping provide food security to the world and the great ag research being done at WSU in collaboration with the U.S.
Groups in Eastern Washington are leading the way in securing our electric grid from cyberthreats. Today, I highlighted those efforts in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and discussed what we can be doing to keep our infrastructure safe.
Today, I joined Blue Star Families to discuss the unique challenges that military spouses face when it comes to employment. As co-chair of the Military Family Caucus, I’m committed to tackling these and other issues in order to support the families that sacrifice so much to protect our country.
Addiction is harming our communities and robbing people of their future. I sat down with WSU Spokane today and learned about how they are leading the fight on one aspect of addiction we often don’t think about: drug-addicted babies. Dr. Roll is leading the research charge, helping our nation get at the root cause of the issue, and working to prevent
These funds will continue to improve the Pullman-Moscow Airport which will, in turn, expand the services offered and further connect the Palouse, and all of Eastern Washington, with the rest of the world.
Thanks to those who joined me for a Coffee with Cathy in Spokane yesterday. We discussed access to community care for veterans, education, and the need for improved broadband deployment throughout Eastern Washington’s rural communities. It was great to hear from you!
I supported this bipartisan bill because it will give the White House the emergency funds it requested. In addition to providing our border agencies with additional resources, this package specifically targets nearly $3 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide safe shelters and better care to children.
Great to meet you yesterday, America! Congratulations on winning the Congressional Art Competition for Eastern Washington and getting to come here to the nation’s capital to see your artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building. I look forward to seeing it for the next year as I walk to the House of Representatives every day.
Transparency is one of the best ways for us to address what’s driving the cost of health care in America. People in Eastern Washington deserve to have detailed cost information and I applaud President Trump for moving in that direction.
Due to the loss of potential tax revenues on federal lands in affected areas, PILT funds from the Department of Interior help rural counties, who are already faced with financial uncertainty, keep their doors open. I was proud to lead in reauthorizing this program and thank the Department of the Interior for allocating this funding to provide certainty
The Next Generation of 911 is here and Washington is helping lead the way. A coalition of law enforcement and first responders talked to me recently about the revolutionary new system they are developing to respond to the worst of situations. The future of 911 will integrate between departments, districts, and even states to ensure that everything is