Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
CBO score on ‘Trumpcare’ should be warning to Senate GOP, Murray says
The Congressional Budget Office report on a House proposal to replace Obamacare should cause Senate Republicans to rethink their plans, Sen. Patty Murray said.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Washington state lawmakers want review of Hanford cleanup
Lawmakers ask Government Accountability Office to review Hanford cleanup after tunnel collapse.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: Trump budget ‘just a proposal’
Congress doesn’t have to, and probably won’t, follow President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Putin not paying Trump, but Russia spreading propaganda, McMorris Rodgers says
Vladimir Putin isn’t paying Donald Trump, but the United States should be doing more to fight Russian propaganda, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Comey firing ‘deeply troubling,’ special prosecutor needed, Washington senators say
Sens. Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell call for a special prosecutor after President Trump fires FBI director.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: My son has a preexisting condition. He’s one of the reasons I voted for the AHCA.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican, represents Washington’s 5th District in the House and is the chair of the House Republican Conference. McMorris Rodgers wrote this column for the Washington Post.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Lisa Brown stepping down as WSU Spokane chancellor, says she’s considering congressional run
Lisa Brown is stepping down as chancellor of Washington State University’s Spokane campus and says she is again considering a run for Congress.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Washington leaders react to House vote on health care
With only four votes to spare, the House of Representatives passed a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare with changes that supporters say would return health care decisions to patients …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
House Republicans narrowly pass controversial bill to revise Affordable Care Act
The Republican health care bill leapt over a procedural hurdle and headed toward a showdown vote on final House passage Thursday. Leaders predicted they’d deliver a victory for President Donald …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Analysis: GOP’s health-care rush is hypocrisy and recklessness
House Republicans will vote on their health care bill Thursday, after months of stops and starts and some late changes to secure enough votes.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Washington delegation seeks money for timber counties
Washington congressional delegation seeks to reauthorize Secure Rural Schools program to provide federal money for timber counties.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers walking back on promise to protect people with pre-existing conditions
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the beleaguered House leadership are squeezing lemons to pass a bill that would apparently allow insurers to do exactly what her previous legislation would …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
GOP health-care push faces new obstacles as concerns about pre-existing conditions grow
The revamped Republican push for a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s health-care system ran into a new roadblock on Tuesday when a key lawmaker, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., said he …
Sun., April 30, 2017, midnight
Here’s how Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Raul Labrador voted last week in Congress
Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Murray thumbs down on border wall money; Idaho senators waiting to see budget deal
Sen. Patty Murray says Congress should say no on money for President Trump’s border wall. Idaho senators reserving judgment until they see the budget deal.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Data shows that McMorris Rodgers’ district is growing more conservative
More red, still white, less blue. That’s what the numbers say, but probably not what a woman at a recent small-group gathering with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was hinting at.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Town hall moves forward without U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
It didn’t seem to matter that U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers didn’t show up to a town hall meeting held in her honor Thursday night at the Moran Prairie Library. …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
WSU Spokane researchers share Trump budget concerns with Sen. Patty Murray
In a fourth-floor lab at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy in Spokane, a group of six young women from at least three countries peer into genes and analyze tobacco …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers tells wheat growers food assistance should stay as part of farm bill
At a roundtable held this week in Colfax, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives hinted there may be renewed efforts to split crop support from food assistance for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers speaks to small group in Spokane; no town halls planned for recess
The Congresswoman addressed concerns about efforts to repeal the nation’s health care law and the political divisiveness following last year’s presidential election in a roundtable discussion with eight Eastern Washington …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control
It was one of the most exclusive tickets in town: Only 800 were made available, and those lucky enough to score one were told they would have to show photo …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
WSU student wants to challenge Cathy McMorris Rodgers
A student of political science and physics at Washington State University will run for Congress next year, pushing the message that anybody can run for office, no matter his or …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers is busy taking down protections for consumers on pizza and privacy
The harshest critics of our congresswoman, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, deride her as a do-nothing who has risen to leadership in a do-nothing legislative body – one that so far can’t …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Labrador calls for Congressional vote following U.S. missile attack on Syria; McMorris Rodgers backs action
The morning after American warships bombarded a Syrian air base with cruise missiles Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) questioned the attack, which was not authorized by Congress.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Ben Stuckart hosts town hall as he challenges Cathy McMorris Rodgers for her seat
Spokane City Council president Ben Stuckart started his town hall meeting Tuesday night by thanking the Spokane County Republican Party for publicizing his event and “getting an active turnout.”
Sun., April 2, 2017, 5 a.m.
How Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Raul Labrador voted last week in Congress
Today, The Spokesman-Review will start publishing weekly vote tallies of four U.S. representatitives and four U.S. senators representing Washington and Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets Congressman Joe Wilson a bottle of merlot that Zags will win
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets a bottle of wine against a jar of barbecue sauce on Saturday’s Zags game.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details
Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he’s going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a health care overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven’t resolved how to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Too early to say what’s next on health care
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is taking a wait-and-see attitude to any possible changes in the nation’s health care laws after the decision by House leadership to cancel a vote on …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
‘Where’s Cathy?’ rally to be topic of police chief’s report in Walla Walla
Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber on Wednesday is to report to City Council on his department’s policing activities during the recent “Where’s Cathy?” political rally.