Dan Newhouse

[7/27/19] Aid for Cherry Growers

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced details yesterday of a $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agriculture producers affected by retaliatory tariffs by China. The Market Facilitation Program, which provides direct payments and financial relief to producers, included aid for Northwest cherry growers. The provision was secured by Representative Dan Newhouse and Senator Maria […]

[7/3/19] Dairies Blamed for Groundwater Contamination

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One of Eastern Washington’s Congressional Representatives says a federal study that blamed dairies for groundwater contamination was flawed and should not be used against them. Republican Representative Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside says the 2012 federal nitrate study named Lower Yakima Valley dairies as a source for contamination of rural, domestic wells. Newhouse this week asked […]