Stories tagged: rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
When Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers arrived at Trump Tower in December 2016 for an interview with the president, the envelope full of media clippings ‘detailing various times McMorris Rodgers had …
Fri., March 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Washington lawmakers opposed a proposal that would cut federal funding to Special Olympics, a cut President Trump is backing away from as well, Associated Press reported.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
The new program will work within the city’s existing civil service rules to match applicants with disabilities to jobs they’re qualified to do. The goal is to serve as an …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
The partial shutdown would affect operations at the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said they don’t want …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
The law seeks to incentivize more private investment in small businesses outside of economic centers like New York and Los Angeles. It passed through both chambers of Congress with little …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on working in the minority, leadership of her party and specter of impeachment
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers spoke Wednesday about the prospects in a House of Representatives led by Democrats for the first time since 2011. She said there were no grounds for …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Taking the stage for the second time in less than 24 hours, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown met in a public debate Thursday hosted by Spokane Rotary 21. …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
My goal is to make sure everyone has access to quality and affordable health care. At the baseline of this debate, I believe we must protect people with pre-existing conditions …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said the role of the federal government is to increase choice and competitiveness in the U.S. health care market, while Democrat Lisa Brown urged a push …
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
The Congresswoman continued Thursday to push a so-called “consensus bill” that is scheduled for a vote next week. But that bill doesn’t have the support of Democrats in Congress, nor …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she was working to bring legislation to the House of Representatives’ floor that would address both the detention issue and other immigration reforms. Her Democratic …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
Members of Spokane’s black and faith communities are joining the congresswoman on a tour, led by Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, of several important sites during the Civil Rights movement …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
Trying to undermine paid sick leave laws goes against the values people in Spokane and across our state stood up for when they voted in favor of these policies.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
A law that would transform an 80-year-old regulatory scheme governing the sale of noise-canceling devices for guns may soon get a vote in Congress. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
State and national flags at city facilities will be flown at half-staff until sundown Friday in the wake of America’s deadliest shooting in modern history, Mayor David Condon announced Monday …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Spokane’s municipal and regional leaders gathered Wednesday morning at the downtown police precinct to announce the roll-out of free medication disposal units set up across the city.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
With DACA, I have found prosperity and hopefully a bright future in Washington state. I am here to earn a place in America through hard work and respect.
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
H.R. 3144 would effectively overturn the court ruling and rubber-stamp the government’s previous inadequate and illegal plan.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
The congresswoman took more than 20 questions in a 90-minute session that drew more than a hundred protesters. McMorris Rodgers defended her vote for the GOP health bill and President …
Fri., May 19, 2017
Who knows where this saga will lead today, but Rod Rosenstein made the right move in turning this over to an independent prosecutor.
Wed., May 10, 2017
In Washington state, half of all children are covered by Medicaid. In U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers’ district, it’s 57 percent. Under the AHCA, Medicaid would lose $880 billion over 10 …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Trying to debate the ever-shifting plan is a fool’s errand, because the sole goal appears to be political survival.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 8 p.m.
The first residents of the new state Walla Walla Veterans Home began moving in Wednesday, just in time for a grand opening ceremony on Saturday.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Demonstrators took to the streets outside Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office Monday to protest the repeal of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. But discord with President Donald Trump …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
We all want safety, but we don’t want to surrender the compassion that has shaped our nation’s character. It’s not too late to take a more thoughtful approach.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Congress will now adjourn for the holidays, and members will have to start all over when a new Congress convenes in January. Two years of work down the drain.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Last May, the 5th Congressional District race featured the incumbent Republican, Democrat Joe Pakootas, Independent Dave Wilson and Republican Tom Horne. Now, none of them may be our representative.
Fri., Dec. 26, 2014
One year ago this week, the independent Office of Congressional Ethics determined unanimously that there was “substantial reason to believe that Representative (Cathy) McMorris Rodgers used congressional funds, staff, and …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2011
Military families have a lot of the same issues as anybody else – employment, education, health care – but their problems are compounded by the massive government bureaucracy that is …