• Freight Fund Will Increase Mobility
    Aug 1, 2009  - Freight mobility is critical to Washington State’s economy.  With two major ports and our state’s position as America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, our ability to swiftly move goods across our nation and out to global markets is the foundation of job creation and economic growth in the Northwest.  I... More
  • Reichert Secures $10.8 Million in Transportation Funding for Local Projects
    Jul 23, 2009  - With the support of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08), the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations legislation for the federal government’s fiscal year 2010. Reichert secured over $10.8 million in Eighth... More
  • Reichert Secures Federal Funds for Mount Rainier, City of Buckley
    Jun 10, 2009  - Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) today announced funding for Mount Rainier and the City of Buckley that was included in legislation being prepared for consideration in the House of Representatives. Congressman Reichert requested these funds which will improve access to the parks at Mount Rainer, an... More
  • Reichert Applauds Passage of Fix for Highway Trust Fund
    Sep 11, 2008  - Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) applauded the final passage of H.R.6532, legislation which ensures the Highway Trust Fund will remain solvent and funding will be available to maintain projects in the Eighth District and across the country. It includes an $8 billion funding boost, essentially a rep... More
  • Reichert Introduces Bill to Allow Advanced Biofuels in Strategic Petroleum Reserve
    Aug 5, 2008  - Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) introduced legislation late last week that would allow advanced biofuels to replace petroleum in the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve. The Promoting Real Opportunities for Energy Security Act (PRO Energy Security Act), H.R.6823, would give the Secretary of Energ... More
  • Reichert Praises Transportation Bill to Aid Aging Infrastructure
    Jul 23, 2008  - Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) today voted in favor of transportation legislation to boost the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) by $8 billion and bring much-needed funding to bridges and transportation infrastructure across the country. The legislation ensures full funding of the highway and public trans... More
  • Wrap up from district work period
    Jul 17, 2008  - Now that we’ve had a chance to settle in from the Fourth of July district work period, I wanted to share some of my experience with you. It was a pleasure to be able to attend the 24th annual Naturalization Ceremony at the Seattle Center. Click here to see the coverage from KIRO TV. To be able to se... More
  • House Passes Reichert Amendment to Ease Congestion and Pain at the Pump
    Jun 26, 2008  - Congressman Dave Reichert’s (WA-08) amendment to ease congestion, help the environment, and save commuters from high gas prices unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Reichert’s amendment to the Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008 (H.R. 6052) promotes mass tr... More
  • Reichert Secures Nearly $60 Million for 8th District and Washington State
    Dec 17, 2007  - Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) voted today in favor of comprehensive federal spending legislation that secured over $58 million in federal funding to benefit the constituents of his congressional district and the state. The bill authorizes funds for 11 of 12 federal spending bills for Fiscal Year... More
  • North Bend, Snoqualmie Receive $2 Million from the Economic Development Administration
    Sep 21, 2007  - Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) announced today that the Cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend will receive $2 million to build infrastructure for water and streetscapes, and other additional improvements. These grants come via the Economic Development Administration (EDA) within ... More


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