Stories tagged: town hall meetings
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Idaho Sen. Risch: Health care changes must be bipartisan
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch declared today that health care reform can’t succeed with just one party backing it, saying it must be bipartisan.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador: Sick people should pay more for health insurance
Health care was the biggest topic at Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador’s heavily attended town hall meetings in Southern Idaho and figures to be high on citizens’ minds again as …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
Sen. Mike Crapo wraps up two-year, 200-city town hall swing through Idaho
From Aberdeen to Worley, from Bonners Ferry to Blackfoot, Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has arrived in every incorporated Idaho city over the past two years – all 200 of them …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
Eye on Boise: Sens. Crapo, Risch to host online town halls
Both of Idaho’s U.S. senators, Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, have scheduled “tele-town hall” meetings in the coming week. Risch’s will be on Monday, and Crapo’s on Wednesday, both starting …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
Spin Control: Gov. Jay Inslee’s Twitter town hall a bust
OLYMPIA – It is impossible these days to criticize any experiment to merge politics with social media without sounding like a 21st-century Luddite, or at least some cranky octogenarian telling …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2012
Legislators invite public interaction
OLYMPIA – With the legislative session a little more than halfway through, many Washington residents might have a question or two for their state senator or representatives. Some might have …
Fri., March 11, 2011
Town hall meetings Saturday
There’s a break in the Washington legislative action this weekend, so several Spokane-area senators and representatives will be back in their home districts to hold town hall meetings. The break …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2009, 1 a.m.
Town hall talk often leaves constituents in the dark
Town hall meetings are under the microscope this August as some members of Congress find hostile constituents waiting on their return from Washington, D.C. Liberals and conservatives argue whether the …
Thu., March 26, 2009, 9:49 a.m.
Obama talks up his budget plan at Web event
President Barack Obama kicked off a first-of-its-kind Internet-era town hall at the White House on Thursday, pushing hard for public support of his $3.6 trillion budget and asking people to …