Stories tagged: Raul Labrador
Sun., July 15, 2018
When Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little went to Washington, D.C., to testify on Thursday at a congressional hearing on public lands grazing, he expected to see Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador …
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 12:31 a.m.
Paulette Jordan, a two-term state representative and former Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council member, pulled off an upset win in Idaho’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday over the party’s 2014 nominee, Boise …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Tommy Ahlquist, a GOP candidate for governor of Idaho, was endorsed by two prominent millennial Trump supporters on Monday – Charlie Kirk, who was the millennial director of the Trump …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
The stakes are huge – an open seat for governor of Idaho for the first time in 12 years. The competition is hot in both parties, with seven Republicans and …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador said Thursday that if the state’s voters both elect him governor and pass the initiative to expand Medicaid in Idaho, he’d consider working to overturn the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Idaho’s top Republican candidates for governor gave voters three distinct options to choose from Monday during their second televised debate, which included plenty of jabs at each other’s campaign tactics.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Candidates for governor of Idaho have been filling the airwaves with campaign commercials, and as the May 15 Idaho primary election approaches, many have gone on the attack.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Republican Russ Fulcher has maintained his fundraising lead in the crowded GOP field seeking Idaho’s open 1st Congressional District seat, campaign finance reports show.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Republican Idaho gubernatorial candidate Raul Labrador lobbed familiar criticisms against his opponents Tommy Ahlquist and Brad Little in an otherwise tame town hall debate on Saturday that focused heavily on …
Sun., March 25, 2018
Oddly, GOP gubernatorial candidate Raul Labrador sent out a statement last week headlined, “Labrador praises conservatives in the Idaho Legislature for rejecting Medicaid expansion,” saying of the Idaho Health Care …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
An Idaho Senate committee chairman apologized on Tuesday for violating Senate rules a day earlier by convening an impromptu – and likely illegal – closed meeting of his committee, over …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says he plans to cut Idaho’s sales, individual and corporate tax rates to 5 percent each if he’s elected governor of the state.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
More than 100 Idaho business leaders, ranging from high-tech CEOs to small-business owners to engineers, marketers and manufacturers, have
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador sharply questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s team assisted Russian meddling in last year’s campaign, joining other …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
When Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, speaking via video, was asked to address tax policy last week at the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho annual conference, he said Idaho’s government “needs …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Raul Labrador applaud President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:28 a.m.
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s tax-cut plan would cost Idaho’s state treasury roughly $900 million a year if he were elected governor.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, who is running for governor, is touting his endorsement by the pastor of a Coeur d’Alene church where Labrador recently held a large town hall-style …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Idaho 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador announced Wednesday that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is endorsing Labrador for governor of Idaho in 2018.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Northwest Democrats back indictments as part of bipartisan investigations into Russian interference. Republicans reluctant to comment at this point.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 3 a.m.
North Idaho Sen. Bob Nonini, asked why he decided to join the now five-way race for lieutenant governor in 2018, went directly after one of the four Republicans already in …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
What might Idaho Sen. Jim Risch be like as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, one of the most powerful committees in Congress? Jim Weatherby, BSU professor emeritus and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Republicans praise the new tax proposal while Sen. Patty Murray calls it a giveaway to the rich.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Word that President Donald Trump may have reached an agreement with Democratic leaders in Congress on DACA legislation has some lawmakers from Washington and Idaho offering qualified support and others …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
When Congress quickly and overwhelmingly passed a Hurricane Harvey relief and government funding bill late last week, it did so with the backing of only half of Idaho’s congressional delegation.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Reaction to the announced end to the DACA program ranged from applause to condemnation from Northwest lawmakers Tuesday.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Under a settlement agreement and court order, the Idaho Department of Correction is being required to offer a new kosher diet to state prisoners in all its prisons after four …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Longtime Boise State University President Bob Kustra hasn’t announced any plans to step down in the wake of a call by 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador for Kustra’s resignation, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Idaho’s U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says maybe it’s time for Boise State University President Bob Kustra to resign after Kustra criticized the Republican congressman’s response to a recent white supremacist …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Asked about the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virgina, Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday recalled Idaho’s own experience with neo-Nazi white supremacists, when the Aryan Nations was headquartered in North Idaho …