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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03)

Headline: National Security | Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler

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  • Herrera Beutler’s Legislation to Strengthen Grid Security and Increase Energy Efficiency Signed into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on December 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and Our Economy, Energy

    This week, the president signed into law two bipartisan bills led by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler to strengthen grid security and improve energy efficiency in Southwest Washington. The Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act and Grid Modernization Research and Development Act were included in the funding package approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. “These energy solutions I’m leading tackle two important needs: improving security of our energy grid from c… Read more

  • Troop Pay Bill Includes Herrera Beutler Initiative to Improve Medical Treatment for Military
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Veterans

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler supported yesterday’s U.S. House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included her bill, the Reserve Medical Officer Parity Act, as well as a 3.1 percent pay raise for U.S. troops. Herrera Beutler introduced her bill earlier this year to better meet U.S. armed service members’ medical needs by allowing Reserve Medical Officers to continue serving past retirement age if the military has a need for more surgeons, medical specialists and doctors. Read more

  • Chronicle: I support border security; today I voted to prevent a future president from unilaterally enacting a Green New Deal
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    February 25, 2019, Washington Post: “[Governor Jay] Inslee said he would be willing to declare a national emergency on climate change, allowing drastic federal action that could not pass Congress, if the Supreme Court upholds President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border. ‘…if the rules change and the circumstances change, we’re going to play by whatever rules exist to deal with this existential crisis.’” I support President Trump’s emphasis on border security. I… Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Urges Portland to Reconsider Decision to Leave FBI Terrorism Task Force
    Posted in Press Releases on February 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler formally urged the Portland City Council today to reconsider its decision to leave the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), a move that weakens law enforcement’s ability to keep Southwest Washington residents who work, shop and travel in Portland safe. Portland City Council voted last week to withdraw from the JTTF. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Negotiates Final Funding Bills for VA, Energy & Water Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Energy, Veterans, Port Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, a select member of the joint House and Senate Appropriations Conference Committee, announced today that the committee finalized a three-bill Appropriations “minbus” funding package yesterday. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler’s Legislation to Block Oregon Tolling Scheme, Strengthen Southwest Washington Priorities Advances through U.S. House
    Posted in Press Releases on September 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and Our Economy, Education, Natural Resources and the Environment, Transportation, Veterans, Maternity Care, Salmon

    U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler’s legislative provision to prohibit Oregon’s unfair tolling scheme, and others to strengthen critical Southwest Washington priorities, were approved by the U.S. House and advanced to the U.S. Senate yesterday. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Votes to Hold Iran Accountable to Compensate Victims of Terror It Sponsored
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Today Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler join a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to require Iran to compensate American victims of terrorism it sponsored. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler, U.S. House Move Quickly to Tackle Sex Trafficking and Aid Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Jaime Herrera Beutler joined with a strong majority of her colleagues to pass twelve bipartisan bills both last evening and today aimed at stopping domestic and international sex trafficking, and to strengthen protections and assistance for trafficking victims. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler secures win for Pacific salmon in House-passed spending bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and Our Economy, Ending Government Overspending

    Jaime voted with a strong majority of her Democrat and Republican colleagues last Friday morning to advance a responsible spending bill that protects salmon recovery, coastal fishermen and efforts to assist trafficking and domestic violence victims. Read more

  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Takes Action to End Sex Trafficking As Co-Sponsor of Legislation Passed Today
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Today, Jaime Herrera Beutler, along with her colleagues in The U.S. House of Representatives, passed a comprehensive package of five bills to combat sex trafficking. As a mother, an aunt, and Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus, Jaime has been active in raising awareness of trafficking in the United States– including Southwest Washington. Jaime hosted a briefing on May 2nd in Vancouver bringing together law enforcement, social workers, and non-profits to discuss the need for action by Cong… Read more

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