On the Issues

113th Congress Accomplishments

I am working hard to invest in the foundation of long-term economic growth that creates jobs and opportunity for people in the Pacific Northwest. Here are some of the highlights from the 113th Congress.

Agriculture

Agriculture and family farms are an important part of the economy and character of the Second District.

Budget

I am working to implement a forward thinking plan that invests in our economic growth to create jobs.

Climate Change

Scientific evidence leaves little doubt that our global climate is changing as a result of greenhouse gases produced by human activity.

Education

I am committed to public education and improving our public schools.

Environment

Northwest Washington is one of the most beautiful areas of the country, with great opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hunting, hiking, fishing and kayaking.

Equality & Opportunity

One of my top priorities in Congress is to break down barriers for all people to fully participate in our economy and democracy.

Health Care

Ensuring access to high quality, affordable health care is essential for people in Northwest Washington and across the country.

Immigration Reform

I support comprehensive immigration reform.

Jobs & the Economy

My number one priority in Congress is to work and implement a legislative agenda that supports long-term economic growth through increasing at-home manufacturing, innovation, and investments in our infrastructure.

Seniors

Seniors worked hard to raise the younger generations, and I am adamant about supporting their needs.

Supporting Our Naval Bases

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I believe that it is my duty to work to improve services for our servicemembers and veterans.

Transportation

Investing in transportation creates jobs and keeps our economy moving.

Veterans

The Second Congressional District is home to more than 75,000 veterans, including many veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.