Representative Ctahy McMorris Rodgers (R - 5th District) visited Walla Walla, spending time with Military Veterans, Community Leaders, and Local Business Owners to discuss the issue impacting them and hear their concerns.

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The Congresswoman started at the Walla Walla Regional Airport hangar where she presented local farmer and pilot, Mark Small, with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and an American flag, flown over the U.S. Capitol for his work on the Honour Project.

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In 2012, Mark and his wife Kathleen started the non-profit and purchased a 1942 World War II era biplane, which Mark has been used to fly almost 700 veterans over Walla Walla’s beautiful landscape for the last 10 years – free of charge.

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After the presentation, McMorris Rodgers met with Veterans, answering questions and updating them on the work she is doing at the Congressional level on their behalf.

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Then the Congresswoman  held a roundtable to meet with local community leaders to discuss issues affecting the Walla Walla Valley, including inflation, workforce shortages, mental health.

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