State Senator Jana Holmquist Newbry running for U.S. Congress

JANEA HOLMQUIST-NEWBRY NEWS RELEASE -- "Last night I told our Washington State Republican Chair Susan Hutchinson and past Vice-Chair Luanne Van Werven that I will be running to be your next Congresswoman", Senator Holmquist Newbry stated. "I am humbled by the outpouring support from the 4th congressional district citizens and their faith in my abilities to be an effective representative for our region and help America return to economic prosperity."

Last week Congressman Doc Hastings announced he will not seek reelection in November. "I congratulate Congressman Hastings on his lifetime of achievement. We have been extremely blessed to have him representing us in D.C., and he leaves some very big shoes to fill", Senator Holmquist Newbry said. As Congressman Hastings says, "it is time for the voters to choose a new person with new energy to represent them in the people's House".

"The battle for our country is real", Senator Holmquist Newbry stated. "I feel compelled that it's my duty, to continue my efforts to fight for the future of our state and nation. The stakes are just too high."

State Senator Jana Holmquist Newbry, R-Moses Lake was first elected to the State House of Representatives in 2001, and at age 31 in 2006 became the youngest woman ever elected to the State Senate. Holmquist Newbry currently serves as chairwoman of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, a position that has made her the face of Senate Republican efforts to improve Washington's business climate such as reforming the workers' compensation system. Senate Holmquist Newbry's success has earned her many accolades including a six-time NFIB Guardian of Small Business award recipient, with a 99% career voting record supporting small business.

"Besides continuing my efforts for private sector job creation, I will ardently fight to protect your 2nd amendment rights and American's health care system from President Obama's bloated bureaucracy," stated the pro-life Senator. "In Congress, I will continue to protect you, your wallets and your rights", Senator Holmquist Newbry concluded.