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  • Defense & Homeland Security

    “We have protected the concept of liberty, fought for it, and the loyal men and women of our Armed Forces have selflessly carried the torch of freedom to those whose lives have been darkened by tyranny.” – Dave Reichert 7/4/2011 General Jacoby, forme...

  • Economy & Jobs

    Small business site visit in Kent Government must pursue a comprehensive strategy to spur economic recovery and job creation. It can do so by enabling the success of small businesses; opening new markets to sell American goods and services; reformin...

  • Education

    “Our teachers have nobly accepted the serious responsibility to educate our children and help them develop into successful, productive citizens…They’re paying for basic supplies such as paper, pencils, and scissors out of their own pockets - stepping...

  • Energy & Environment

    “In utilizing and conserving the natural resources of the nation, the one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight… the conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies alm...

  • Federal Budget

    "Any parent who balances the family checkbook, or small business owner who manages a payroll, understands that the government’s record spending levels are unsustainable and unacceptable." – Dave Reichert Our country is operating under significant eco...

  • Healthcare

    “I continue to believe that we can advance proposals that lower costs and increase access to quality care without hurting seniors or punishing job-creating small businesses. Americans should not settle.” – Dave Reichert Dave touring Auburn Regional M...

  • Safe Communities

    “As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who have dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.” – Dave Reichert Our local law enforcement officers are serving on the front lines of the...

  • Tax Policy

    "It’s time for common-sense tax reform.” – Dave Reichert 4/18/2011 I have serious concerns with proposals to raise taxes on families and small businesses. Congress should be focused on advancing the best solutions to spur economic recovery. My philo...

  • Trade

    “We have to work together if we are going to get our economy back on track by opening new markets and selling American goods and services to consumers abroad.” – Dave Reichert 10/12/2011 Video: Dave Reichert Urging Passage of KORUS FTA Washington Sta...

  • Veterans

    "The first and only time that I have received a "Well Done" on Veteran's Day was from you by phone message. You have always supported Veterans with VA issues. I have not asked for your support with the VA but I know you are there for us. I have conti...