Press Releases

January 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) was officially sworn in for her second term as the Representative for Washington’s 8th Congressional District.

December 31, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) has introduced the Research to Reduce Agricultural Methane Act. This bill will provide funds to study innovative methods to reduce methane emissions in livestock, including through feed additives such as seaweed.

December 29, 2020 Press Release
Schrier has had eight bills signed into law since taking office

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that her VACCINES Act and a bill to protect salmon were included in the government funding and COVID-19 relief package that was signed into law by the President on Sunday.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement about the COVID-19 relief package and government funding bill:

December 17, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today announced that she has been selected to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 117th Congress. The Committee on Energy and Commerce is the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has the broadest jurisdiction of any authorizing committee in the House.

December 11, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) recently hosted a briefing for her colleagues in the New Democrat Coalition with Dr. Michael Mina, of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, on rapid, low-cost COVID-19 tests intended for frequent at-home use. This is a way to catch asymptomatic people before they can spread the virus to others.

December 11, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA -- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) issued a statement today calling for the removal of the Electron Dam.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D.’s (WA-08) priorities to help local firefighters and military spouses passed the House today as part of the final Defense bill of the year, the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA is annual legislation to maintain military readiness, enhance capabilities, and prioritize technological security.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Today, Congresswomen Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) led the entire Washington state congressional delegation in asking House leadership to include protections in a future COVID-19 relief package to help unemployed residents in Washington state.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Today, Congresswomen Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) led the entire Washington state delegation in sending a letter to U.S.

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