Stories tagged: Raul Labrador
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 4:55 P.M.
Idaho Rep. Labrador backs Cruz for president
Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho, one of the leaders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, on Wednesday endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 9:34 A.M.
Rep. Raul Labrador at forefront of gay marriage clash
When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty …
SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016, 5:50 P.M.
Huckleberries: Tree City USA is getting a little bare
In the city known as tree city USA, it’s no longer safe to be a tree. A dozen or so more trees that fronted North Idaho Museum were leveled last …
TUESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
Idaho Rep. Labrador calls armed Burns protest ‘peaceful’ and ‘civil disobedience’
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador raised eyebrows in Washington, D.C. Wednesday for defending the armed protesters who took over an eastern Oregon wildlife refuge as “peaceful” practitioners of “civil disobedience.”
SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2015, 6 A.M.
Eye on Boise: Eye on Boise: Idaho reps split votes on transportation, education
Eye on Boise column for Sunday
WEDNESDAY, 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: TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015, 4:44 P.M.
Ex-Im Bank reauthorization passes House
House reauthorizes Export-Import Bank.
SUNDAY, 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.”
SUNDAY, OCT. 25, 2015
Editorial: Jailing not always smart justice
Police, prosecutors join effort to reduce incarceration rates.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, OCT. 11, 2015
Idaho’s two GOP congressmen not on speaking terms
The news that Idaho’s two GOP congressmen haven’t spoken to each other in six months has drawn new attention to the rift between 1st District Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador and …
SATURDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015
Eye on Boise: Lawmakers want no credit for representative’s editorial
A brouhaha over the child support enforcement bill killed on the final day of this year’s Idaho legislative session is dividing the House GOP. First, Former Rep. Cindy Agidius, communications …
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015
Rural schools, roads funding passes House sans Labrador support
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador cast one of just 37 “no” votes in the House this week on a program that provides millions of dollars to rural, timber-dependent Idaho counties for …
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
Huckleberries: Hope they won’t also be wedding crashers
At traditional weddings, couples promise to stand by each other for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. Et cetera. An engaged couple received …
THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015
President Obama promotes economic plan in Idaho
BOISE – President Barack Obama wanted to make a statement by picking Republican-dominated Idaho for his first public appearance after his State of the Union. “There’s not a liberal America …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015
Washington, Idaho senators agree economy should be Obama’s focus
President Barack Obama is right to focus on improving economic conditions for America’s middle class, Washington and Idaho senators of both parties agreed after the speech. They disagreed, however, on …
TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015, 8:55 P.M.
Washington, Idaho lawmakers evaluate Obama’s address
President Obama is right to focus on improving economic conditions for America’s middle class, Washington and Idaho senators of both parties agreed after the speech.
THURSDAY, DEC. 4, 2014
Idaho removes Raul Labrador campaign donation link
BOISE – The state of Idaho on Wednesday removed a link to a campaign donation page for GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, saying it was on the state website mistakenly, in …
SUNDAY, NOV. 23, 2014
Eye on Boise: Legislators hope for resolution on broadband network
State lawmakers are growing concerned about the broadband network that serves high schools across the state, after a judge Nov. 10 voided a $60 million contract for the Idaho Education …
SATURDAY, NOV. 22, 2014
Farmers, workers want better immigration reforms
Washington farm owners and farm workers want Republicans in Congress to go even further than President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration reform. Leaders and workers of Central Washington’s fruit …
SUNDAY, OCT. 5, 2014
Labrador, Ringo vie for Idaho congressional seat
In his two terms in the House, Idaho congressman Raul Labrador says he’s been pushing big ideas like immigration and sentencing reform and has become the “go-to” person on immigration …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014
Labrador introduces bill restricting military surplus program
Idaho’s 1st District U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador wants to restrict surplus military equipment from going to state and local law enforcement agencies, saying local police shouldn’t be militarized. “Our nation …
SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
Labrador, Ringo report on campaign funds
A look through 1st District GOP congressman Raul Labrador’s latest campaign finance report turns up a bit of irony: Labrador’s biggest donation – $5,000 for the reporting period and $10,000 …
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
Raul Labrador wants BLM land in Idaho County as gun range
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador introduced legislation Wednesday to transfer 31 acres from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to Idaho County in central Idaho for a gun range – and …
SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014
Idaho’s GOP convention adjourns without electing chairman, setting platform
Idaho’s state Republican Party convention degenerated into a fiasco Saturday after attempts to disqualify up to a third of the delegates attending appeared to be succeeding – and the convention …
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
Idaho Republican Labrador makes bid for House majority leader
BOISE – Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite. Though his bid to take on …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014, 5:15 P.M.
Labrador announces candidacy for Majority Leader
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
Raul Labrador: Leave Bowe Bergdahl family alone
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador is calling for people to “leave the Bergdahl family alone” as the nation debates the prisoner swap that freed Idaho Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years …
TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
Raul Labrador backs Russ Fulcher for Idaho governor
BOISE – Saying Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has “lost his way,” fellow Republican and U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador endorsed the governor’s opponent, Russ Fulcher, on Monday. “Butch Otter has done …