Stories tagged: Gridlock
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
Conservatives block budget; Ryan cites anxiety among voters
The same band of conservatives that toppled former Speaker John Boehner is blocking Speaker Paul Ryan’s efforts to pass the GOP’s annual budget draft.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
Americans drive 3.1 trillion miles in 2015, a record
The government says driving in the U.S. hit a new record in 2015 of 3.1 trillion miles.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013, midnight
Doug Clark: Simple quiz tests ability to get grip on gridlock
We’re living in the craziest times. The federal government can’t function. Meanwhile, any 17-year-old counter worker at Dick’s can take the burger orders from a busload of basketball players without …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2011, 7:17 p.m.
$1 trillion-plus spending bill taking shape in Congress
Weary after a year of partisan bickering, lawmakers reached a tentative agreement today on a sprawling $1 trillion-plus spending bill that chips away at military and environmental spending but denies …
Tue., Sept. 9, 2008, midnight
Photo-red viewed through different lens
Ignoring the public’s wishes (as always), Spokane leaders are forging ahead with their revenue-raising scheme to install candid cameras at three of the city’s busiest intersections. Because of this development, …