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Oil refiners invest millions to fight carbon-fee initiative – and would see big payoff if their campaign wins
Four oil companies that operate Washington refineries have invested more than $23 million to defeat Initiative 1631, the carbon fee on the fall ballot.
Lisa Brown joined the Washington Legislature in 1993 and rose to the highest level of power in the state Senate. Many of her legislative accomplishments came as the leader of the party in power, and they include changes to insurance coverage for people seeking mental health care, public dollars for construction in Liberty Lake and restoring the Fox Theater.
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at the federal level. What do those measures do, and how did they come about?
For many years, Spokane’s 6th Legislative District could be counted on for two things.
Avista Corp. gives a lot of money to local candidates. If it leans in any political direction, it is toward incumbency – toward those already in power. But Avista’s recent decision to spend $200,000 to signal-boost the candidacies of French and Kuney with TV ads is a dramatic, puzzling departure from business as usual.
The Spokane County Bar Association has released its ratings for four candidates running for county judge positions.
Spokane County Elections Office seeing record returns of ballots in early voting.
At the fourth and final debate between Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown, two different descriptions of 2018 emerged.
Spokane Valley Reps. Matt Shea and Bob McCaslin debate Democratic challengers Ted Cummings and Mary May
Candidates for the two House positions representing the 4th Legislative District shared vastly different views on health care, organized labor, immigration and other issues during a pair of debates Tuesday evening hosted by the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce.
It’s the final public debate between the two candidates for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress. Those wishing to watch in Spokane will need to find a computer with Internet access, with re-broadcasts scheduled for later this week.
The first Monday after ballots were sent out for the November election brought thousands of returns, including one with a bite out of it.
Groups supporting Jessa Lewis and other Democratic candidates targeted with ads urging write-in votes for people who aren’t seeking that office filed a complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission. The complaint is unlikely to be resolved before the Nov. 6 election.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers voted for a narrowly unsuccessful Republican plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system. She says it was in an effort to give states and patients more choice in their health care options. Lisa Brown, her Democratic opponent, says the bill was bad for the district and that a government option for health care is needed to help stabilize the system, while stopping short of a fully public system that dozens of the members of her party have supported.
With ballots in the mail, expect campaigning to ramp up and stay there for a couple of weeks.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican opponent, Susan Hutchison, sparred on tariffs, housing and health care during a debate Saturday afternoon at Spokane Community College.
Independent group mails out ads asking voters in Spokane’s 6th Legislative District to write in a candidate who isn’t running.
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. The pair discussed health care, whom they aligned with in their party and took questions written by their opponent.
310,000 ballots sent out from the Spokane County Elections Office this week should be in the hands of voters by Oct. 22.
The line for President Trump’s rally at the Missoula International Airport began forming at 3:30 a.m. Among those there to support Trump are the Blazen Divaz from Coeur d’Alene.
Millions of dollars pour into initiative campaigns, fueling ads on television, the internet and in the mailbox.