Tax reform is creating jobs and helping small businesses → “At least 100 manufacturers have built new facilities, purchased new equipment, hired new employees, and invested in current employees through bonuses and benefit increases. Each has cited tax cuts as the reason for their actions.”
My focus is, and always has been, on getting results for you and your families in Eastern Washington. This Congress, I’ve worked to pass 10 bills in the House, and 6 of these bipartisan bills have been signed into law. As a result:
✔ People with ALS and other degenerative diseases have permanent access to speech-generating devices under Medicare.
In addition to growing the economy, I made it a top priority to rebuild our military and care for our veterans. As a result:
✅ Our troops received the biggest pay raise in nearly a decade.
✅ We bolstered our military with 200,000 additional troops.
✅ I helped secure 12 more tankers for Fairchild Air Force Base.
✅ The VA was given the largest
My mission is to restore trust and confidence in representative government, and that starts with getting results for you and your families. This Congress, I’ve had ten bills pass the House and six signed into law. I’m getting things done and delivering results for people in Eastern Washington. Learn more here: https://mcmorris.house.gov/wins/
Weekend reads: My latest 5 updates from home ⤵️
1⃣ By the numbers-- I’ve had 12 town hall events & hosted nearly 1,000 meetings with constituents
2⃣ President Donald J. Trump signs landmark legislation to fight the opioid epidemic
3⃣ My sixth bill this Congress becomes law for jobs in Whitman County
4⃣ How tax reform is helping people
Our farmers here at home are better off now because this Congress has cut taxes and eliminated harmful, Obama-era regulations. To ensure that they can keep their farms running and provide food security to the world, I will continue to deliver results that Eastern Washington farmers can count on. I’m grateful to be named a Friend of the Farm Bureau
Reported by the The Independent (Chewelah, WA): “The September unemployment numbers are out and jobless numbers in Stevens County dropped to its lowest level in at least four years. Steven’s County 5.2 percent unemployment rate in September was lower than August’s 6 percent unemployment rate. It’s also much lower than January 2015’s 11.2 percent
Knight Construction & Supply, Inc. in Deer Park has hired 14 new employees and is experiencing an annual growth of 20 percent! I was proud to hear from employees that they are seeing more money in their paychecks over the last two years. According to the owner, “The energy we are feeling in this country has not been felt for years.”
Did you see this in today’s jobs report?
✅ 250,000 new jobs added in October.
✅ 3.7 percent unemployment -- the lowest in nearly 50 years!
✅ Wages are growing at the fastest rate in nearly a decade.
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Thanks to our booming economy, there are more job openings in America than there are people looking for work - for the first time ever! That’s why closing the skills gap is so important, so we can bring even more people off the sidelines. I discussed this and more with members of Walla Walla Community College's Energy Systems Technology and Renewable