Author: Katy Sword

Will Herrera Beutler retire in 2020?

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee assembled a list of Republicans to watch, not for future congressional bids, but for retirement. Apparently, they think Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is on […]

Battle Ground Mayor lucked into attending State of the Union

Battle Ground Mayor Mike Dalesandro got the golden ticket. As luck would have it, Dalesandro had planned his annual pilgrimage to Washington D.C. with fellow Battle Ground colleagues this week — the same week […]

Rep. Herrera Beutler announces another committee assignment

Southwest Washington's Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler will also serve on the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. LHHS for short. The subcommittee oversees the Department […]

DCCC targets 3rd Congressional District seat

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is once again setting its sights on Washington's 3rd Congressional District. The seat, maintained by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for a fifth term, was targeted in […]

Rep. Herrera Beutler speaks on immigration proposal

It's not often Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, sends out statements on current issues. When I ask, I'm typically able to gather a comment or two and share the […]

New year, new Long

Carolyn Long is slowly making her way back into the spotlight after losing her bid for the 3rd Congressional District last year. Long has returned to Washington State University Vancouver to […]

Herrera Beutler votes against party to end government shutdown

On Wednesday, the U.S. House voted on a funding bill to reopen the federal government. Predictably, House Republicans stood united against the Democratic funding bill and Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Eight GOP […]

Golf carts as far as the eye can see

As some astute Vancouverites may know, the city council approved a golf cart zone for Clark College this week. The ordinance lets Clark College staff dust off their golf carts […]

Could child care mean more women in Congress?

Apparently, not even serving in Congress guarantees access to affordable child care. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, told NPR yesterday that she never made it off the waiting list for the […]

Herrera Beutler’s applause of Inslee may be short lived

It’s not often Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, agrees with Gov. Jay Inslee. But in a recent interview with The Columbian considering the new Congress and Herrera Beutler’s role, the […]

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