Press Releases

February 3, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA -- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today announced that she will host Issaquah High School civics teacher Jacqueline Belur as her guest to the State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Rep. Schrier made the announcement during a Q&A session with over 100 Issaquah High social studies students. Ms.

January 16, 2020 Press Release
USDA issues clarification for applicants

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today announced that her fix to help the Washington state agriculture community access critical research grants has been signed into law and implemented by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Without this fix to the 2018 Farm Bill, Washington growers would have missed out on upcoming grant opportunities.

January 15, 2020 Press Release
Primary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act would require insurance to cover three primary care visits and three mental health or substance use disorder treatment visits per year without charging patients out-of-pocket

WASHINGTON— Today, Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) introduced new legislation to help more Americans access the care they need. The Primary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act (H.R.

January 13, 2020 Press Release
Returned $101,065 to constituents, traveled 7,403 miles in 8th District

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) has passed the one-year milestone serving the people of Washington’s Eighth District since being sworn in on January 3, 2019. Rep. Schrier serves on the Education and Labor Committee, and the Committee on Agriculture.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement after the House passed the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of military force in Iran:

“After nearly two decades of war, we can't risk stumbling into another endless conflict that destabilizes the Middle East and threatens the lives of American troops. 

January 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement after confirmation that the United States killed Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Quds Force Commander Qassim Soleimani:

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) was joined by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) to introduce the Healthy Meal Time Act. The Healthy Meal Time Act would provide schools with best practices for scheduling lunch and recess to ensure that students have enough time to eat and reduce food waste.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement on the articles of impeachment:

December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) voted today for HR 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. Rep. Schrier gave the following speech on the floor in support of the bill:

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December 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today announced that her bill the Medicare Vision Act of 2019 (HR 4665), will be voted on next week by the House of Representatives. The Medicare Vision Act will expand Medicare Part B coverage to cover eye exams and glasses.

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