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.