The US needs to make greater use of coronavirus tests to help control the pandemic, two top health officials said Wednesday.
ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) has announced that Skyline High School sophomore Ashley Zhang won the 8th district’s Congressional Art Competition. Her piece, titled Into the Unknown, is above. Ashley and the runners-up were informed last night during a virtual Zoom reception.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in an Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on broadband equity, focusing on addressing disparities in access and affordability of reliable internet. During the hearing, Rep. Schrier emphasized the importance of broadband in the 8th district. A clip of Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on bringing down the costs of prescription drugs, so that patients no longer have to pay extreme prices for lifesaving medicines. You can find Rep. Schrier’s full remarks here.
ISSAQUAH, WA – U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Rick Larsen (WA-02) today toured Orion Industries in Auburn and met with local aerospace manufacturers to hear how the pandemic has affected them and how Reps. Schrier and Larsen can best advocate for them in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, in honor of Earth Day, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in an Agriculture Committee hearing yesterday on rural broadband. The hearing examined internet connectivity needs and opportunities in rural America. During the hearing, Rep. Schrier highlighted the importance of broadband access in the 8th district. A clip of Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in a Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee hearing to talk about her transportation and infrastructure policy priorities. During the hearing, Rep. Schrier spoke about infrastructure needs throughout Washington’s 8th congressional district. A clip of Rep.
ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) recently visited the Lakewood warehouse of the Emergency Food Network (EFN) to talk with its Executive Director Michelle Douglas, and to personally thank the staff and volunteers working to repackage food for distribution to food banks across Pierce County.
ISSAQUAH, WA – U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), John Joyce, M.D. (R-PA), G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) and David McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) today introduced the Strengthening the Vaccines for Children Program Act that will build on and improve the successful Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.
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Rep. Kim Schrier (D-Wash.), a pediatrician, said she has witnessed firsthand the swirling misinformation about coronavirus vaccines on social media.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eighth DistrictCongresswoman Kim Schrier got a chance to question the nation’s top infectious disease doctor yesterday.
KENT, WA — Rep. Kim Schrier (D-8th District) took on a familiar role Monday, donning a white coat and helping administer doses of coronavirus vaccine inside the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. Before being elected to the House in 2018, Schrier worked as a pediatrician for nearly two decades at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Issaquah.
Congresswoman Kim Schrier, whose 8th District includes parts of Kent, Auburn and Renton, voted Wednesday, March 10 in support of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.
SEATTLE (AP) — Farm exporters in Washington state have been left with stockpiles of product and idle trucks as the pandemic has created a shortage of cargo containers.
- Lawmakers have written to the Federal Maritime Commission in recent days voicing concern about the current state of the ocean shipping market that has resulted in U.S. exporters having a difficult time obtaining containers.