Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Sat., March 12, 2016
Kathryn A. Lee: What’s McMorris Rodgers’ thoughts on Trump, party?
My question for Rep. McMorris Rodgers is this: Is Donald Trump the face of the Republican Party?
Sat., March 5, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Local Republicans begin taking sides on Trump
Reaction to Donald Trump by Republican officials varies.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Addition to U.S. House bill could protect Monsanto from PCB lawsuits
A paragraph inserted into a large chemical safety bill could protect the agrochemical giant Monsanto from a lawsuit initiated by the city of Spokane, a move that could pit Spokane …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers bill on calorie labeling passes House of Representatives
A bill that would ease the regulatory requirements of small food businesses to provide calorie information for menu items, sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, passed the House of Representatives, …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Kay drops out of Congressional race, supports Pakootas
David Kay, 59, announced Thursday he was dropping his bid as a Democrat for U.S. Congress and throwing his support behind Joe Pakootas.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
Race for McMorris Rodgers’ seat draws new, old challengers
Four challengers have announced they’ll seek the seat in Congress held since 2005 by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Three of the men have ran against McMorris Rodgers before. David Kay …
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Northwest Democrats applaud, Republicans pan State of Union speech
Northwest members of Congress differ on the State of the Union.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 11:11 a.m.
Export-Import Bank reauthorized
After months of wrangling, Congress reauthorized the Export-Import Bank for four years with little fanfare Thursday.
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 11:08 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: As Syrian refugee crisis brews, remember ISIS doesn’t play by the rules
As we mull whether to accept Syrian refugees, it’s worth keeping in mind that we have rules for war, and ISIS doesn’t play by the rules.
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 3:50 p.m.
House votes for more security checks on Syrian refugees
Syrian and Iraqi refugees would need extra checks from FBI and others to enter country under House plan.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 9 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers pushes ‘common sense’ nutrition bill at Spokane Valley pizzeria
Pizzerias and convenience stores should have more flexible ways to post their nutritional information, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers argued at a Domino’s in Spokane Valley on Thursday.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 11:03 p.m.
Support for Ryan’s speaker bid varies among region’s lawmakers
Reactions from Washington and Idaho members of Congress to Ryan’s expected speakership were mixed.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 4:44 p.m.
Ex-Im Bank reauthorization passes House
House reauthorizes Export-Import Bank.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 8:46 p.m.
Congress moves Ex-Im Bank legislation out of committee
Congress begins voting on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. More votes coming Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
Ex-Im Bank faces crucial vote
House expected to vote Monday on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, which critics call the “Bank of Boeing.”
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 9:44 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers, Cantwell told to prepare for next year’s wildfire season
The time to start preparing for next year’s wildfire season is now, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Maria Cantwell were told Wednesday. Forecasters predict a warm winter, which means …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 5, 2015, 9:38 p.m.
Congress bracing for fight over Planned Parenthood
As House Republicans name a special subcommittee to investigate Planned Parenthood, Sen. Patty Murray calls it “transparent pandering.”
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, 11:25 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers explains why she opted out of run for higher post
Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she didn’t drop out of the race for a higher position in House Republican leadership. She never officially got in it.
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015, 3 a.m.
McMorris Rodgers won’t seek higher GOP post
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will not seek a new leadership post as House Republicans realign their top spots in the wake of John Boehner’s resignation.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 28, 2015, 7:42 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers mum about her plans for the future
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers won’t run for a higher GOP post.
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
McMorris Rodgers seeking House majority leader post, reports say
The Washington Post and Politico are reporting that Spokane’s Republican congresswoman is a candidate for the second-highest position in the House of Representatives. And Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers isn’t denying …
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015, 7:05 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers pursuing majority leader position in Congress, according to Politico
The Washington Post and Politico are reporting that Spokane’s Republican Congresswoman is a candidate for the second-highest office in the House of Representatives.
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015
Region’s Republicans express respect for Boehner
Resigning House Speaker John Boehner “was the right man at the right time,” the Spokane Republican who served on his leadership team said Friday. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who was …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 25, 2015, 12:15 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: Boehner was ‘right man at right time’
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers praised Speaker John Boehner for his leadership.
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Patty Murray invites Gonzaga graduate to watch pontiff
WASHINGTON – The frenzy surrounding Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States comes with an extra dose of excitement for one Washington native. John Winslow, a recent Gonzaga University …
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
McMorris Rodgers’ vote draws pink protest
A sea of pink signs and T-shirts in support of Planned Parenthood spilled off the sidewalk in front of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Spokane office and into the street …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015
Public support for embattled charter schools key, McMorris Rodgers says at Pride Prep visit
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers visited one of Spokane’s charter schools, Pride Prep, in a show of support Monday. “We need to say ‘yes’ to charter schools,” she said. “We …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015
Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she’s not running for House majority leader
Published rumors that she is preparing a run for House majority leader are “a mischaracterization and misinformed,” U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Monday. A report that first surfaced on …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2015
Congress seeks ways to change wildfire funding as feds shift additional $250M to fight fires
With a vicious fire season forcing federal officials to use up most of the Forest Service’s budget on firefighting, the Obama administration urged Congress this week to treat the blazes …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 11, 2015, 9:57 a.m.
Inslee takes lawmakers to task over Ex-Im bank
OLYMPIA – Eastern Washington’s Republican members of Congress should stop being “climate deniers” and work harder to reauthorize a key financing mechanism for international trade that helps the state, Gov. …