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"Reichert is better than his leading Democratic opponents, international consultant Alida Skold and real-estate broker Santiago Ramos, neither of whom actually live in the 8th District." (Seattle Times, July 22, 2016)


Dave Reichert rated 100% by the United States Chamber of Commerce for his support of small business and job creation.  That's an A+!
Leader on Ending Human Trafficking
  • Passed the Preventing Sex Trafficking of Youth in Foster Care Act (H.R. 4058): Ensures that states are taking the proper steps to prevent foster youth from becoming victims of sex trafficking
  • Member of the House of Representatives Task Force on Human Trafficking 
Supports Small Business & Tax Reform
  • Endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business and presented with their 2014 "Guardian of Small Business" award
  • Recognized by the United States Chamber of Commerce with the Spirit of Enterprise award
  • Endorsed by the Washington Small Business Council
  • Rated "Highly Qualified" by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce
  • Passed legislation through the House which expands S corporation small businesses' access to their capital
  • Supports reforming out of date and unfair tax code to put more money back in the pockets of hard working Americans
Backs Up Our Communities' Finest
  • Stood up against cuts to the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program by proposing an amendment which was adopted to the Fiscal Year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (HR 4660).
  • Passed the National Blue Alert Act of 2013 which helps protect the men and women of law enforcement by creating a system that quickly disseminates crucial information after the murder of a law enforcement officer
  • Sponsored and passed HR 1036 renaming the Eatonville Post Office in honor of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson who was killed in the line of duty on January 1st, 2012
  • Endorsed by public safety professionals across Washington State
 Leader on Free Trade and Trade Agreements
  • Formed Friends of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Caucus to increase the competitiveness of Washington farmers, workers, and businesses
  • Leader on the Korean Free Trade Agreement and member of the five-seat President’s Export Council
  • Sits on the Trade Subcommittee, delivering results to Washinton State, the most trade-dependent state in the nation
  • Supports giving small businesses the tools to not only buy American, but to sell American too.

Honors Our Veterans

  • Introduced "Housing for Heroes" language into HR 1627 to combat veteran homelessness
  • Cosponsored the Disabled Veterans Tax Termination Act (HR 333) which makes it easier for wounded warriors to recieve their retirement and disability benefits
  • Has continually supported legislation that encourages hiring of returning veterans 
Stands Up For Our Kids
  • Recognized with the 2014 "Champions for Children" award 
  • Passed amendments to reduce class sizes and provide $2.5 million for the Supporting Teens through Education and Protection (STEP) program, a federal program that helps schools combat sexual harassment, bullying, and gang violence
  • As Chair of the Human Resources Subcommittee, Dave Reichert is an advocate for meeting our obligations to youth in foster care
  • Founded and co-chairs the Children's Health Care Caucus which works to improve the quality of care for children facing serious medical conditions
  • Supported legislation (H.Admt 129) which allocates resources to address on campus emergency preparedness
Protects Washington's Environment for Future Generations
  •  Proposed legislation (the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions Act H.R. 361) which converts 22,100 acres of Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
  • Recepient of the "Greenest Republican in Congress" award
  • Co-Chairs the Land Conservation and the National Park Caucuses
  • Vocal supporter of the Land and Water Conservation Fund which preserves many of Washington and the United States' natural treasures
Reichert Delivers!
  • As a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, Dave Reichert stands up for the American people by demanding accountability from their government.

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