In this Feb. 18, 1985 article from The Spokane Chronicle, Rep. Tom Foley criticizes the use of Hanford as a nuclear waste dump.
In this July 17, 1964 article from The Spokesman Review, Thomas S. Foley's campaign is announced. "Inevitably there will be a chance in our congressional representation and I believe the best interests of the Inland Empire will be served by the election of a new and vigorous Representative now."
In this Mar. 16, 1966 Spokesman-Review article, the future of the third powerhouse at the Grand Coulee Dam is outlined.
Outdoor recreation advocates imagined a path for bicyclists and hikers, winding along the Spokane River from Riverfront Park to Coeur d’Alene. Foley secured $3.6 million in federal funds, to help convert that dream into today’s reality. This article from the July 1. 1988 Spokesman-Review highlight's Foley's work on the trail.
This April 5, 1972 article announced that the site for Expo '74 was cleared by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
In this Oct. 21, 1966 article. Rep. Thomas S. Foley pledged to expand the area economy and build jobs in the Inland Northwest.
Rep. Tom Foley pushed for the development of Highway 395, which was once one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the state.