I’m Janéa Holmquist Newbry, and I have spent over a decade protecting you, your wallet, and your rights as an Eastern Washington Senator in the State Legislature.
I invite you to get to know me better. Here you can learn more about me, my stand on the issues, how to volunteer, who’s endorsed me and how to contribute to my campaign.
Senator Janéa Holmquist Newbry announces today that she is running to be your next 4th District Congresswoman
“Last night I told our Washington State Republican Chair Susan Hutchinson and 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 of support from the 4th Congressional District's 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 Janéa 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.
Some notable endorsements include:
- Darrick Dietrich (President, Basin Disposal Inc.)
- Former Pasco Mayor Joyce Olson Mathews (DeFelice)
- Yakima Mayor Micah Cawley
- Grant County Commissioner Cindy Carter
- Matt Harris (Potato farmer)
- Sam Krautchied (St. Isidore Farms)
- Ann Mix
- Linda Bishop (President Grant County Republican Women)
- Elliott Goodrich (Goodrich Farms Adam and Grant Counties)
- Rex and Melva Calloway (Calloway Farms)
- Former chair of Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce Board, Toby Bouchey (Tri-Cities)
- Don and Katy Witke (Wenas)
- Dee Sonntag
- Nelson Cox (Potato farmer)
- Brandy Parker
- Rich Kennedy
- Katy Dray
- Peter and Susan Dufault (Double D Farms)
- Vice-Chair Grant County Republican Party Phil Anderson
- Grant County Republican Party Treasurer Sid Gregory
- Representative Warnick (R-13)
- Representative Manweller (R-13)
- Representative Short (R-7)
- Senator Dansel (R-7)
- Representative Condotta (R-12)
Contact: ; 509-989-6777; Committee to Elect Janéa Holmquist Newbry to Congress
More About Janéa . . .
At 31, Janéa was elected the youngest female State Senator in Washington history after serving three terms as our State Representative. Senator Holmquist Newbry, a proven voice for lower taxes and less regulation, has fought for small businesses and farms, and has shown compassion for seniors and children!
Her leadership has been recognized around the state, culminating with honors such as being named: National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) “Outstanding Legislator,” the Washington State Potato Commission's Legislator of the Year, the Association of General Contractors' Legislator of the Year, a Legislative Hero by the Washington Restaurant Association, the Association of Washington Business' Jim Mattson Award winner, and a recipient of the Business Star Award from the Business Institute of Washington.
Janéa's emphasis remains on: improving the business climate, promoting quality education, ensuring access to quality and affordable health care, decreasing crime, promoting job development, protecting property and water rights, promoting alternative energy and requiring fiscal accountability.
Janéa is committed to protecting you, your wallet and your rights!
Let’s keep Senator Holmquist Newbry’s experience and leadership working for us!