Press Releases

May 7, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 4, 2021 Press Release

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.

May 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, in honor of Earth Day, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 14, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 12, 2021 Press Release

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.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

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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