In The News

May 31, 2021 In The News

Last spring, as the novel coronavirus spread around the world and the nightly news was full of closures, cancelations and grim warnings, we Americans were just coming to realize the once-in-a-generation crisis this virus would represent. And while today we have three approved vaccines and there are signs of a return to normalcy, too many of our friends and neighbors are still hurting.

May 24, 2021 In The News

U.S. Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Kim Schrier (D-WA), and Mike Simpson (R-ID) recently introduced a measure they said is designed to protect communities from the catastrophic impact of wildfires.

May 19, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers unviewed legislation Monday that will direct federal land management agencies to digitize and standardize mapping records.

May 11, 2021 In The News

8th District Representative Kim Schrier discussed her efforts to address wildfire concerns on the federal level.

Schrier said it’s alarming that the region already has had over 200 fires and we’re not even in fire season yet.

May 11, 2021 In The News

Although much is still being learned about the side effects of the coronavirus, a local legislator feels like more progress can be made to educate constituents about the benefits of vaccines and their effects in the long battle against the pandemic.

May 7, 2021 In The News

On Earth Day, Washington Rep. Kim Schrier (WA-08) introduced the Legacy Roads and Trails (LRT) Act in Congress. The bill would provide critical public funding to help maintain roads and trails on U.S.

May 7, 2021 In The News

8th District Representative Kim Schrier talked about the proposed $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan Wednesday.

While some have accused Democrats of not involving Republicans in the process, Schrier said it’s definitely been a bipartisan effort.

May 6, 2021 In The News

8th District Representative Dr. Kim Schrier spoke Wednesday about children and COVID-19 vaccinations. The FDA is likely set to approve the Pfizer shot for kids 12-15 years old by early next week.

New variants have made the virus more dangerous for kids and officials have become increasingly worried by the lingering effects of what’s being called ‘long COVID’.

May 6, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier of Washington’s 8th Congressional District talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about ongoing efforts to vaccinate the general population against COVID-19 and newly-formulated recovery projects designed to assist citizens and businesses impacted by the pandemic.

April 9, 2021 In The News

Rep. Kim Schrier (D-Wash.), a pediatrician, said she has witnessed firsthand the swirling misinformation about coronavirus vaccines on social media.