Press Releases

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As the only pediatrician in Congress, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) is honoring Children’s Health Month by renewing her call on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop their efforts to weaken Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). In June, Rep.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement after the House voted for a transparent path forward on the impeachment inquiry:

October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) joined bipartisan colleagues, including Washington Reps. Dan Newhouse and Cathy McMorris-Rogers, to introduce the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), with Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01), introduced the Medicare Vision Act of 2019 (HR 4665) that will expand Medicare Part B coverage to include routine vision benefits.

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today hosted a congressional panel in D.C. on her bill, the VACCINES Act. One of the panelists who Rep. Schrier invited to participate was Jeffrey Duchin, M.D., the Health Officer for Public Health-Seattle and King County.

September 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) and Congressman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) have introduced the Improving Provider Directories Act (HR 4575). The bill will increase the accuracy of the information listed on health plan provider directories to protect patients from surprise out-of-network bills.

August 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) recently met with Chief Vicki Christiansen of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service for a meeting on the 2019 wildfire outlook. At the bipartisan meeting held by the Committee on Agriculture, Rep.

August 14, 2019 Press Release
Returned $74,191 to constituents, traveled 3,749 miles in 8th District

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) has passed the six-month 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.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

Issaquah, WA -- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement calling for the U.S. House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry:

July 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and her Democratic colleagues on the House Agriculture Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee have sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue expressing concern with recent reports about the USDA suppressing key agricultural research.

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