WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and 29 Congressional Western Caucus Members urged their House colleagues to vote in support of H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, on the House floor. The legislation is a comprehensive solution to address the Biden Administration’s failed, anti-American energy policies.
“H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, will finally get… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Senate Western Caucus Chairman Steve Daines (MT) sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland renewing their request for details on the Biden Administration’s “30 by 30” initiative, or “America the Beautiful.” The letter was sent on the one-year anniversary of the Congressional and Senate… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) released the following statement in light of the continued troubling implications of the Biden Administration’s recent ban on the importation of hunter-harvested game birds from Canada:
“Hunting – a tradition throughout rural America which generates revenue for local communities and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Vice Chair James Comer (KY-01), Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, led 36 Western Caucus Members and Oversight Republicans in sending letters to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan regarding the Biden… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) hosted a Congressional Western Caucus Species Week forum titled, “A Roadmap for Recovery.” The forum featured Western Caucus Members and experts from across the United States who highlighted the importance of modernizing the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in order to support effective species recovery.
“What Western… Read more »
BRANDED: Minnesota is the model for gray wolf management
By Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-08)
Western Caucus Members are highlighting the need to modernize the Endangered Species Act (ESA) this week to empower those that know best, including states, private landowners, and job creators, to protect wildlife and live our way of life without the intrusion of faraway bureaucrats. Managing gray… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Vice Chair Yvette Herrell (NM-02), and Reps. August Pfluger (TX-11) and Tracey Mann (KS-01) recently hosted a Congressional Western Caucus Species Week virtual forum titled, “ESA Solutions: The Case of the Lesser Prairie Chicken.” The forum featured local leaders from New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas who discussed the ongoing state and… Read more »
House wildlife recovery bill is not the bipartisan solution Americans deserve
By Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04)
Last week, the House voted on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), a bill that Members on both sides of the aisle should have been able to wholeheartedly support. Unfortunately, while the bill is well-intentioned, House Democrats went about it the wrong… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11), and Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) hosted a West Texas Energy and Agriculture Field Tour throughout Texas’ 19th and 11th Congressional Districts.
“The Western Caucus is one of the most influential coalitions in Congress, and it is field tours like this – hearing directly from… Read more »