Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) has introduced the Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees Act or the REPLANT Act (HR 7843). This legislation will expand funding for the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to carry out reforestation projects in U.S.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Today, Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) and Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) introduced a bill to ensure projects benefiting salmon and steelhead receive equal consideration under a federal law to restore aquatic ecosystems for fish and wildlife.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) voted today in support of H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). This legislation will ensure permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund and creates a new trust to make infrastructure and other improvements to buildings, trails and roads on national land.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that several of her top priorities to help local farmers, children, and firefighters have been included in the annual Appropriations funding bill. The House will be voting on a series of Appropriations bills in the next few weeks.

July 9, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today announced that thousands of 8th district small businesses utilized the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) to keep employees on the payroll. After repeated calls for transparency from Rep.

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July 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that she has held her 50th town hall. Rep. Schrier has continued to hold telephone and virtual town halls through the coronavirus pandemic.

July 1, 2020 Press Release
Forest roads repair bill also passes

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today voted for HR 2, the Moving Forward Act, the House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure package.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statement after voting for the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act” which included her bill, the “Kids’ Access to Care Act”:

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June 26, 2020 Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) announced today that her bill to authorize funding for Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program under the U.S. Forest Service will be included in the upcoming House infrastructure bill, the Moving Forward Act (HR 2).

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