Dan Newhouse understands the importance of agriculture for families, jobs, and trade in Central Washington. As a farmer, Newhouse considers himself a conservationist. He has a great deal of respect and appreciation for the environment, with interest in protecting Washington’s natural heritage. He advocates that it is Congress’ duty to ensure that public land management promotes economic development, without burdensome regulations.
He is a proponent of opening international markets and reducing trade barriers to strive towards expansion and exportation opportunities for the area’s economic future. Additionally, Newhouse wishes to increase water storage capacity and end the “death tax.” Mainly, Newhouse advocates for policies that promote agricultural and economic opportunities.