Dave Reichert

Dave Reichert


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Reichert Speaks on Tribal Social Security Fairness Act

2018-07-24 20:24:46

Reichert Leads Trade Hearing on Effects of Tariffs on Agriculture and Rural Communities

2018-07-20 17:08:33

Reichert Talks with KOMO about Passage of Mountains to Sound Legislation

2018-06-27 15:23:55

Reichert Speaks about Civility on House Floor

2018-06-26 21:35:47

Reichert Speaks about Benefits of Tax Reform for Washington State

2018-06-26 21:34:15

Reichert Speaks on House Floor in Support of Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act

2018-06-25 21:22:30

Reichert Speaks on House Floor about Opioid Epidemic

2018-06-15 16:18:58

Reichert Asks Business Owners About Benefits of Tax Reform

2018-06-07 20:51:48

Reichert Asks Secretary Acosta About Providing Job Opportunities for Veterans

2018-06-07 20:29:31

Reichert Asks John Wolfe from NW Seaport Alliance about Effects of Tariffs

2018-06-07 19:35:41

Reichert Presents American Flag to Emerald Downs

2018-05-31 17:44:57

Reichert Leads Moment of Silence on House Floor for Police Week

2018-05-16 19:20:37

Reichert Investigates Trade Solution for Opioid Crisis

2018-04-26 20:31:20

Reichert Talks with Q13 about Opioids

2018-04-26 20:32:01

Reichert Fights to Protect Personally Identifiable Information

2018-04-17 17:28:10

Rep. Reichert Asks Secretary Ross About Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

2018-03-23 23:25:20

Rep. Reichert Asks Ambassador Lighthizer About US Trade Agenda

2018-03-22 18:25:51

Reichert Asks Panel About Tax Extenders During Tax Hearing

2018-03-21 17:32:31

Reichert Asks Energy Efficiency Panel about Tax Extenders

2018-03-20 16:13:06

Rep. Reichert at Ways and Means Hearing with Secretary Mnuchin

2018-02-16 18:50:43

Contact Information

1127 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-7761
Fax 202-225-4282

Committee Assignments

Ways and Means

Congressman Dave Reichert brings over 40 years of public service experience to Washington. Reichert is serving his fifth term as the Representative from the Eighth Congressional District of Washington.

Congressman Reichert serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, with appointments to two subcommittees: Trade and Human Resources, of which he is Chairman.

Reichert has a remarkable record of service. Decisive leadership, integrity and tireless dedication are his hallmarks. From 1971 through 1976, Reichert was a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. In 1972 Reichert joined the King County Sheriff’s Office and in 1997 he became the first elected sheriff in 30 years. Under his leadership, the county saw a significant drop in violent crime. Reichert brought national recognition to the Sheriff’s Office as head of the Green River Task Force solving the largest serial murder case in U.S. history. As Sheriff, Reichert also brought an unprecedented $28 million in federal funding to King County law enforcement efforts.

Sheriff Reichert established himself as a leading voice against domestic violence and an advocate of strong family values. In 2004 Reichert received the prestigious National Sheriffs’ Association’s “Sheriff of the Year” award. He is a two-time Medal of Valor Award recipient from the King County Sheriff’s Office and was honored with Washington Policy Center’s Champion of Freedom Award. Reichert received the Families Northwest Public Policy Award and took top honors in a local television network’s (King 5) leadership poll.

Reichert served as president of the Washington State Sheriffs’ Association and an executive board member of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. He has served on numerous advisory boards including the King County Criminal Justice Council and the King County Domestic Violence Council. Reichert co-chaired the Washington State Partners in Crisis, a statewide coalition targeting issues related to mental health. Reichert also was a leader in the fight against Meth in Washington State by implementing annual Statewide Conferences, State Meth Action Teams, and was co-chair of the KC Meth Coalition. As Sheriff, he was also a member of the KC Committee to End Homelessness. He currently serves as a member of the Special Olympics of Washington State Board of Directors.

Dave Reichert was born in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, in 1950, the oldest of seven children and grandson of the town marshal. His family moved to Washington State in 1951, living first in Renton and later in Kent, where Reichert attended Kent Meridian High School. He graduated with an A.A. degree from Concordia Lutheran College in Portland, Oregon, where he played football and met his wife of 42 years, Julie. The Reicherts currently live in Auburn and have three grown children, Angela, Tabitha and Daniel, and six grandchildren.

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