ICYMI: "Champions of Rural America"

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The Western Caucus Foundation recently debuted episode 5 of “Champions of Rural America” on RFD-TV. In this episode, Western Caucus Members toured the Southern Border to survey the consequences of the disastrous border policies on farmers, ranchers, and landowners throughout the region. Members also participated in a House Natural Resources Committee field hearing where firsthand…

Western Caucus Members Speak Out: “It’s Time to Unleash American Energy”

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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…

What They Are Saying: Agriculture Industry Leaders Participate in Western Caucus Summit in Texas

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) led Members of Congress, stakeholders, and congressional staff to North Texas for agriculture tours and a Western Caucus Foundation Farm Bill Summit in Fort Worth, TX. Industry leaders, State Departments of Agriculture, and State Farm Bureaus chimed in on the importance of this event: Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller:…

Western Caucus Members Participate in Field Hearing on the Importance of Domestic Energy Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources hosted a field hearing in Odessa, Texas, on the importance of federal energy production for rural communities in the West. Congressional Western Caucus Vice Chairs Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Pete Stauber (MN-08), and Tom Tiffany (WI-07) and Western Caucus Member August Pfluger (TX-11) participated. “There’s no reason,…

Leading the West forward

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This piece was originally published on Agri-Pulse. It’s true, for the last two years, rural Americans have been left behind, their concerns ignored, and their voices silenced. All the while, the Congressional and Senate Western Caucuses have been listening to these same men and women who feed and clothe the world. Now, we’re acting. As Chairs of the Congressional and Senate Western…

BRANDED: The Voice for Rural America is Louder Than Ever

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118th Branded Voice for Rural America

The Voice for Rural America is Louder Than Ever By Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) Over the last two years, Americans have watched as the Biden Administration and Democrats in Congress recklessly spent trillions of dollars and led our country into a recession, punished the agriculture industry with unclear and ever-changing federal regulations, and tied the hands of our energy producers…

Chairmen Newhouse, Daines Renew Call for Details of Biden Administration's 30x30 Initiative

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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…

Western Caucus, Oversight Republicans Rebuke Interior, EPA for Incentivizing "Sue and Settle" Agreements

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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…

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