Gluesenkamp Perez Highlights First 100 Days in Office

May 08, 2023
Press

Today, Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03) celebrated her first 100 days in Congress, highlighting milestones from her work in Southwest Washington and in Washington, D.C.

“I promised to be an independent voice for Southwest Washington. I’m proud of the work my bipartisan team and I have done to deliver on that promise in our first 100 days, and we’re just getting started,” said Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez. “In the next 100 days and beyond, I’ll continue fighting to level the playing field for families and providing the high-quality constituent services that Southwest Washington deserves.”

Highlights of Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez’s First 100 Days

Totals as of April 14, 2023

Constituent Service Achievements:

  • Sent 16,195 letters in response to Third District residents.
  • Returned $192,437.31 in money owed to Third District residents by federal agencies.
  • Helped 384 Third District residents with a federal agency – including the Internal Revenue Service, the State Department, and more.
  • Had 193 meetings with Southwest Washington constituents, stakeholders, and community leaders – 101 in Southwest Washington and 92 in Washington, D.C.
  • Held three in-person town halls – one in Skamania County, one in Clark County, and one in Cowlitz County.
  • Hosted two Farm Bill listening sessions with agricultural leaders from across Southwest Washington.

Legislative Wins:

  • Cast more than 180 votes on the House floor.
  • Earned a bipartisan cosponsor percentage of more than 80%.
  • Attended 10 committee hearings.
  • Introduced four bipartisan bills on issues including right-to-repair, empowering career and technical education graduates, expanding community wood facilities, and investing in forest management.
  • Authored three amendments considered on the House floor and became the only freshman Democratic lawmaker to have their amendments considered on the House floor.
  • Helped secure land conveyance of the Wind River Administrative Site from the U.S. Forestry Service to Skamania County.

Personal Wins:

  • Shipped one eight-foot chainsaw across the country to remind everyone who visits our Washington, D.C. office of the power of hard work and the domestic jobs that keep our country running.

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