Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 4:45 a.m.
The seven-term congresswoman reached out to state Rep. Matt Shea this year, a legislator seen as a mouthpiece for the libertarian, constitutionalist wing of the Republican Party. Lisa Brown, the …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington voters in survey have concerns about Trump administration “zero tolerance policy” that separates immigrant families arrested for improperly crossing the border.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
McMorris Rodgers, U.S. Forest Service chief tout public-private forest thinning partnership in Colville Forest
Fire-prone trees are falling in the Colville National Forest, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the U.S. Forest Service hope they’ll make a sound in the nation’s capital.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 11:21 a.m.
More than 100 protestors are highlighting a fund-raising lunch benefiting the re-election campaign of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
The measure, which passed as part of a larger spending package approved by the House of Representatives, prohibits the federal agency from enforcing its new water quality standards in Washington …
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the state Republican Party are stepping up attacks on Democratic challenger Lisa Brown with a mailer that suggests the former state legislator is soft on …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: McMorris Rodgers’ offensive campaign ads and flyers undermine her call for political civility
Our divided nation needs to heal, Cathy McMorris Rodgers says. We are heartbreakingly riven by political divisions, Cathy McMorris Rodgers says. We can no longer disagree without being disagreeable. We …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 11:46 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes – one of President Donald Trump’s strongest supporters in Congress and a sometime lightning rod for criticism for the House investigation into Russian meddling in the …
Sat., July 21, 2018
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with the Spokane Valley City Council Friday morning to discuss plans and concerns for the city’s future transportation projects.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
The Lisa Brown campaign accused U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of desperation and “scare tactics” in a new attack ad questioning the Democrat’s record in the state House of Representatives …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Republicans and Democrats from Idaho and Washington say their view of Vladimir Putin and Russian activities unchanged.
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
Television advertisements and campaign mailers are already finding their way to Eastern Washington voters from the two presumptive candidates for the region’s seat in Congress. What’s true, and what isn’t, …
Sat., July 14, 2018, 4 a.m.
The four dams on the Lower Snake River are in no danger of going away. At least not at the hands of congressional candidates for Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Proponents of the House plan, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, say it would combine the best features of two programs that encourage conservation efforts through a mix of financial …
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown both report big gains in campaign dollars.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Monday’s smorgasbord of questions to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Colfax was hosted by the McGregor Co., a supplier of seed, fertilizer, equipment and expertise …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Congress is preparing to reconcile two versions of the farm bill, a sweeping piece of legislation renewed every five years that governs an array of agricultural and food assistance programs, …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue sought to assure Eastern Washington agriculture and forestry leaders on Monday that American farmers will not bear the brunt of an international trade war. But …
Fri., June 29, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit Spokane, Colfax and Pullman on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
One of the greatest threats to America today is the growing scourge of opioid abuse and addiction. As I travel around Eastern Washington, I hear the stories of heartbreak and …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
But the candidates disagreed on the next steps in Congress, with the House of Representatives set to vote on a pair of bills Thursday that have been forwarded by Republicans. …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Protesters urged Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to change her stance to repeal net neutrality rules.
Sun., June 17, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
This week saw Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown trade early campaign advertisements touching on each woman’s motherly bona fides.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Sandy Hook group gives award to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown calls for more action on gun violence
The group Sandy Hook Promise awarded the congresswoman for her work pushing legislation that authorized federal money for school training programs and measures like metal detectors to address school shootings. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers: DOJ wrong not to defend pre-existing condition measures in Affordable Care Act
The congresswoman, who has maintained a tepid alliance with the Trump administration, on Wednesday spoke out against its plan not to defend portions of the health care law set up …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Lisa Brown’s first TV spot focuses on the former state legislator’s experience in Olympia in 1993, when the chief clerk of the House of Representatives told her she couldn’t bring …
Thu., May 31, 2018
McMorris Rodgers tells local officials House-passed prison reform bill ‘a step’ to address overcrowding
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a roundtable of local officials Wednesday that a federal prison reform bill passed by Congress last week was “an idea whose time has come.”
Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year’s …
Sat., May 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Congressional candidates to represent Eastern Washington have major disagreements on some foreign policy questions.
Sat., May 19, 2018
U.S. Senate race draws a near record number of candidates and Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District race grows to five on final day of filing week.