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October 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Agriculture unanimously passed Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08)’s bipartisan bill to fund the remediation and restoration of damaged public lands.

October 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) met with the Biden Administration’s Port Envoy John Porcari about ongoing supply chain disruptions. Rep. Schrier has been pushing for action on this complicated issue since earlier this year, when exporters in the 8th District brought their concerns to her.

October 12, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) recently sent a letter to the White House’s Port Envoy John Porcari inviting him to visit the 8th District and offer her assistance as the White House “untangle(s) the pandemic-related knots in our global supply chain.”

October 8, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to issue an executive order to streamline the process for approving rapid, at-home COVID tests. So far, the U.S. has approved eight tests, with only three tests currently available for purchase, compared to 36 in the UK and 34 in Germany.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) joined wildland firefighters from around Washington state for a prescribed burn in Roslyn Urban Forest yesterday. Rep. Schrier donned wildland firefighting gear and held a drip torch while helping the prescribed fire crew create “good fire.” Rep.

September 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in an Agriculture Committee hearing focusing on the 2021 wildland fire year and the ongoing threat of wildfire to communities across the nation. During the hearing, Rep.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier’s, M.D. (WA-08) amendments to assist Veterans and military spouses, and to improve pandemic preparedness passed the House in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022.

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September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), a pediatrician, participated in an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing called “Putting Kids First: Addressing COVID-19's Impacts on Children.” Rep. Schrier spoke about how long COVID affects children, rapid testing, and what steps we need to take to keep schools open. Rep.

September 15, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that several of her priorities have been included in the Energy and Commerce Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act.

September 10, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that several of her priorities were included in the House’s Build Back Better legislation.

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In The News

July 7, 2021 In The News

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the recipients of this year’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants. This is an incredibly competitive program, and not only did Wenatchee win, but it won big – $92.4 million. That’s the largest INFRA grant awarded anywhere in the country this year.

June 28, 2021 In The News

WENATCHEE - Wenatchee’s Apple Capital Loop Project has been awarded a $92.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

June 18, 2021 In The News

As the summer heat adds to the West’s significant drought, 8th District Representative Kim Schrier continues to point to the National Prescribed Fire Act as a possible solution to the massive fires in recent years.

June 18, 2021 In The News

The newly proposed federal MAPLand Act would provide resources to digitize map records as part of an effort to improve access to public lands.

Representatives Blake Moore (R-UT), Ross Fulcher (R-ID), Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Kim Schrier (D-WA) recently introduced the Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act to digitize federal land mapping records. 

June 15, 2021 In The News

8th District Representative Kim Schrier gave an update recently on some of her party’s legislative priorities, among them being the For the People Act.

Schrier said that false claims of fraud in the last election are being used to justify creating laws that make it harder for people to vote.

June 10, 2021 In The News

Congresswoman Kim Schrier saw many elements of her proposed bill, the State Broadband Office Innovation Pilot, implemented by the U.S. Department of Commerce in its December spending bill.

Schrier said her bill was based on the Washington State Broadband Office’s success leveraging partnerships to improve internet access, speed and capacity.

June 2, 2021 In The News

BONNEY LAKE, Wash. — Western Washington fire officials and lawmakers are urging residents to get prepared ahead of wildfire season. 

Washington Representatives Kim Schrier and Marilyn Strickland hosted a press conference Wednesday with Pierce County fire officials who emphasized the importance of creating a "defensible space" around homes ahead of a projected warm and dry summer.

June 2, 2021 In The News

WENATCHEE — U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier of Washington’s 8th District stopped by the NCWLIFE studios this week to talk about wildfire suppression, federal earmarks, the Jan. 6 insurrection, and a host of other topics.

June 1, 2021 In The News

Rep. Kim Schrier of Washington State’s 8th Congressional District, talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the diversity of public reactions to the current state of the pandemic within her voting jurisdiction. Schrier also discusses the 2021 wildfire season and a recent visit she made to several communities in North Central Washington.

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