3rd District

Herrera Beutler’s district mostly white, not wealthy

Washington state's 3rd Congressional District, represented in the U.S. House by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, is made up of majority of white constituents with a median household income of $51,366, […]

Congresswoman Herrera Beutler moves legislation to help rural veterans

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler pushed forward bill language this week that would look for solutions to a problem faced by veterans living in rural areas: access to health care. The […]

Immigration reform rally to take place Wednesday in Esther Short Park

Immigration reform advocates will put more pressure on U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Wednesday evening, when they’re planning to march from her Vancouver office to Esther Short Park. Senators in Congress […]

Washington state Congresswomen sound off on CRC

In Monday's paper, Columbian reporter Eric Florip will report on the political division over the Columbia River Crossing. His story is part of a series exploring how today's battle over […]

Gov. Inslee to oust former Congressman Baird from education council

After less than a year of service, Southwest Washington's former Congressman Brian Baird is being replaced as chair of the recently-created Washington Student Achievement Council, according to media reports. Baird was […]

Environmentalist group grades Rep. Herrera Beutler

The environmental advocacy group League of Conservation Voters gave U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, a 9 percent out of 100 when it came to her 2012 voting record on […]

Video of congressional hearing on Pearson Air Museum

In case you didn't feel like waking up early to catch the 7 a.m. webcast of Thursday's congressional hearing on the Pearson Air Museum, The Columbian has you covered. Below are […]

Herrera Beutler’s bill would penalize fraudulent government contractors

After a company gets busted for lying about its qualifications in order to score a federal transportation contract, there's no law in place preventing that fraudulent business from applying for […]

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