Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
GOP conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus sank the 2018 farm bill on Friday, dealing a setback to House Republican leaders including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Colbert businessman joins Eastern Washington’s congressional race.
Wed., May 16, 2018
Number of Senate candidates continues to grow as other races fill out.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hits the airwaves and other media with campaign ads six months ahead of the general election in which she faces Democratic challenger Lisa Brown.
Sun., May 6, 2018
When national reporters parachute in, some things are going to sound strange.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Thursday she is concerned about the potential impact of President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
The poll of 689 voters in Eastern Washington shows a three-point contest between Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown approaching the six-month mark before the November elections. The poll …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
A tale of the 1040s: Democratic challenger Lisa Brown and her husband paid more taxes on higher income than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her husband.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
If it’s April, it must be time for Cathy McMorris Rodgers to start telling whoppers about health care.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers releases her 2017 tax returns, calling it an exercise in transparency and trust. After initially declining, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown says Tuesday evening she will release …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Democrats may have an advantage with voters heading into the fall elections, but it may not cost many Republicans their jobs.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
“Come on out, bring your firearms and your family and let’s talk of freedom and have a blast shooting some targets,” Jered Bonneau wrote in Facebook promotion for his “Shooting …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives and a political ally of House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, said in a statement Wednesday that the Wisconsin …