Stories tagged: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Representative’s tribal visit is a reminder that we have a system that works, even when it works slowly
Conflict or the potential for conflict attracts more media attention than harmony. That explains why some events on Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ calendar this week received news coverage, and others …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Stop sending “thoughts and prayers” and vote on gun control measures, Sen. Patty Murray tells Republican colleagues.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
The congresswoman is scheduled to speak for an hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Spokane. In recent weeks, she’s criticized President Donald Trump for personally attacking Democratic lawmakers in Congress …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
A Grand Island, N.Y., man accused of leaving threatening voicemails for House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., last year was found guilty Wednesday, according …
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 11:38 p.m.
It’s been 91 years since Levi William “L.W.” Hutton last visited his century-old children’s home in Spokane Valley. But after Friday’s centennial celebration, in which the bright, bronze statue depicting …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: Trump ‘wrong’ to tell four Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said President Trump was “wrong” in his suggestion that four congresswoman should go back to the countries they came from.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 4 a.m.
Getting There: Spokane Valley to select design following $1.2 million federal grant for Pines Road rail project
Spokane Valley is planning to select a design for its $29 million project to separate road and rail traffic on Pines Road and Trent Avenue.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
A new round of tariffs proposed for Mexico could prompt retaliation on Washington exports and stoke opposition in Congress.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
On Tuesday afternoon, the sixth-graders at Regal Elementary School didn’t really care that there’s good money to be made in computer science. The kids just wanted to get at the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Despite calls for veto, state operating budget has money to study effects of possible breaching of Snake River dams.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she’ll defend Israel, combat socialism as Congressional rep to U.N.
The congresswoman will be one of two lawmakers who will join the permanent U.S. ambassador in official proceedings from the international body. McMorris Rodgers said she will support Israel’s right …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers meets with Trump, top Republicans to push new trade deal with Mexico and Canada
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers emerged from a meeting at the White House on Tuesday afternoon optimistic that Congress will move forward on the president’s replacement for the North American Free …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Republicans said the letter from Attorney General William Barr released Sunday should signal an end to the investigations into the activities of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, as special counsel …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 7:51 p.m.
Ocasio-Cortez joins McMorris Rodgers in backing bill requiring minimum wage for workers with disabilities. But it’s complicated.
At 17, John Lemus took his first job, landscaping at Fairchild Air Force Base. He described it as “mostly just pulling weeds.” It was tiring work, but he was looking …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
She’s not in leadership anymore, but Cathy McMorris Rodgers just put on a one-vote exhibition in how to lead. By example. By doing the hard thing, rather than merely saying …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks immigration and addresses concerns that sheriffs won’t enforce gun initiative
Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers stuck to her positions on immigration, the border wall and President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency during a Medical Lake town hall, saying …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 2:43 p.m.
Environmentalists and Democratic lawmakers were quick to criticize the plan, saying it effectively delays much-needed regulations on PFAS chemicals, which have been linked to cancer and other health defects after …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
But the Republican congresswoman continued her criticism of stricter federal regulations for internet service providers, saying consumer protections could be achieved without returning to the regulatory framework Democrats have asked …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 11:45 p.m.
Republicans heard a strong, pro-America speech in the State of the Union. Democrats a hollow ringing call for division.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump will address a very different Congress than he did a year ago, but many of the issues are the same. Lawmakers remain at odds on funding for …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
While lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said they hoped the deal would ease the suffering for the state’s thousands of federal workers, they do not see eye-to-eye on …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Aveline Jones plodded in her yellow shoes, pink pants and black coat with her hand firmly in her mother’s grasp Monday as they joined about 3,000 other marchers to …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
McMorris Rodgers: ‘No one benefits’ from shutdown, parties should deal on immigration and border security
The congresswoman told reporters Friday that the partial government shutdown, now concluding its fourth week, provided an opportunity for lawmakers to strike a deal on border security and immigration reform, …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Congress and the president should reopen the government by striking a new deal on border security and DACA, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said. But the Senate should vote again …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
It’s unclear how Congress, as a whole, would respond if President Donald Trump declares a national emergency in order to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, an idea he …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Here are five major news stories that made a splash – in some cases immediately, in others over weeks and months – this past year in and around Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
The House of Representatives gives unanimous approval to honoring Spokane native Steve Gleason with Congressional Gold Medal.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
The House easily passed a compromise farm bill Wednesday, sending the massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid to President Donald Trump for ratification.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Despite near-record turnout for the midterm, tens of thousands of Spokane County voters didn’t vote and that has implications for future elections.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Politicians and political workers from around Washington and Idaho wrote and spoke about George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, who died on Saturday at age 94.