Press Releases

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Washington State’s fire season begins, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) is proud that her amendment on the fair transfer of firefighting equipment passed out of Committee today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. Rep. Schrier partnered with Congressman Rick Larsen (WA-02) on the amendment.

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today sent a letter to the Office of Inspectors General for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) demanding answers about the handling of separated children at the border.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D.’s office has been named a Commemorative Partner for the United State

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today announced that their bill to help home healthcare workers save for retirement has passed the House. The bill was passed as part of a larger package to strengthen Americans’ retirement security called the SECURE Act (H.R. 1994). The bill now moves to the Senate.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today introduced the VACCINES Act (H.R. 2862), a bipartisan bill that will increase immunization rates across the country and prevent future outbreaks of contagious, deadly diseases. Rep. Schrier introduced the bill with Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement after her bipartisan bill on child abuse prevention and treatment, Stronger CAPTA (H.R. 2480), passed the House:

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08)’s bipartisan bill to strengthen federal efforts to prevent and treat child abuse will now move to the House floor after a vote in the Education and Labor Committee today.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) introduced an amendment this week, which was adopted today with bipartisan support and included in H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act. The amendment supports farmers and ranchers who are employing agricultural practices that help the United States meet the goals and ambitions of the Paris Agreement.

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