Press Releases

October 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Agriculture unanimously passed Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08)’s bipartisan bill to fund the remediation and restoration of damaged public lands.

October 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) met with the Biden Administration’s Port Envoy John Porcari about ongoing supply chain disruptions. Rep. Schrier has been pushing for action on this complicated issue since earlier this year, when exporters in the 8th District brought their concerns to her.

October 12, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) recently sent a letter to the White House’s Port Envoy John Porcari inviting him to visit the 8th District and offer her assistance as the White House “untangle(s) the pandemic-related knots in our global supply chain.”

October 8, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to issue an executive order to streamline the process for approving rapid, at-home COVID tests. So far, the U.S. has approved eight tests, with only three tests currently available for purchase, compared to 36 in the UK and 34 in Germany.

October 7, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) joined wildland firefighters from around Washington state for a prescribed burn in Roslyn Urban Forest yesterday. Rep. Schrier donned wildland firefighting gear and held a drip torch while helping the prescribed fire crew create “good fire.” Rep.

September 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) participated in an Agriculture Committee hearing focusing on the 2021 wildland fire year and the ongoing threat of wildfire to communities across the nation. During the hearing, Rep.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier’s, M.D. (WA-08) amendments to assist Veterans and military spouses, and to improve pandemic preparedness passed the House in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022.

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September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), a pediatrician, participated in an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing called “Putting Kids First: Addressing COVID-19's Impacts on Children.” Rep. Schrier spoke about how long COVID affects children, rapid testing, and what steps we need to take to keep schools open. Rep.

September 15, 2021 Press Release
Priorities for Vaccine Funding, Combating Climate Change Also Included

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that several of her priorities have been included in the Energy and Commerce Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act.

September 10, 2021 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that several of her priorities were included in the House’s Build Back Better legislation.

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