Stories tagged: cathy mcmorris rodgers
Sun., July 5, 2020
For the first time since 2010, there will be a competitive Democratic primary for the chance to face Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who’s been in Congress since 2005. Voters will …
UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020
The FCC awarded CHAS a more than $800,000 grant to expand its telehealth capacities in order to treat patients with COVID-19.
UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2020
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue praised Spokane’s effort to get locally grown food to needy families on Thursday, as the region’s wheat growers push for additional federal assistance during the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 10, 2020
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers echoed President Donald Trump’s frustration with Twitter after the president signed an executive order May 28 targeting a key legal protection social media companies rely on, …
UPDATED: Mon., June 1, 2020
Washington lawmakers on Monday called for justice for George Lloyd and expressed their support for peaceful demonstrations.
UPDATED: Fri., May 29, 2020
Idaho Rep. Russ Fulcher is one of 21 Republican members suing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and two nonpartisan House officials in D.C. federal court over proxy voting in the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 15, 2020
The House of Representatives narrowly passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday night, despite opposition from Republicans and several Democrats.
UPDATED: Tue., May 12, 2020
A Spokane Valley Republican is challenging Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, contending she was wrong to allow the national debt to grow by supporting relief packages to help people and businesses …
Sun., April 19, 2020
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers postponed her traditional campaign kickoff in the district last month, while Democratic challenger Chris Armitage has shifted to online outreach in his upset bid in the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020
The president said Tuesday he would withhold funding from the international health organization pending a review that could take up to 90 days, even as the world tries to combat …
Mon., March 30, 2020
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers reads Beatix Potter’s “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” for Storytime from the Tower
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her daughter, Brynn, read the classic storybook, “The Tale of Peter Rabbit.”
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020
Meanwhile, Sen. Patty Murray says lawmakers must commit to another round of assistance that includes more medical equipment and guaranteed paid sick leave for all.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
In a ceremony mixed with joy and sadness, the Spokane Tribe of Indians on Thursday marked the adoption of federal legislation that will compensate the tribe for 2,500 acres of …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Former Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase files as Republican to challenge Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Chase becomes the third candidate in the 2020 contest for the Eastern Washington seat, joining Democrat Chris Armitage. Chase has previously run for the seat as a libertarian and has …
Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
Dan Newhouse, a former state agriculture director and lawmaker, was first elected to Congress in 2014. His wife of 35 years, whom he said was his biggest cheerleader, died in …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Nortnwest Republicans give President Trump’s speech high praise, Democrats call it a “victory lap” short on details for the future.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
The congresswoman said she’s been able to focus more on crafting bills after stepping down from her position as chair of the House Republican Conference a little more than a …
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Republicans have asked that the nation’s highest court uphold a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The Supreme Court threw out a similar …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
The oversize check displayed on the stage said it all: $53,425,000 made out to the Spokane Transit Authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation. STA has known the huge sum …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
After their children’s space walk together 220 miles above the Earth’s surface, the mothers of astronauts Anne McClain and Nick Hague made a toast together in Coeur d’Alene. “The stress …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
All kinds of things could happen in 2020, maybe even some of these.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
The decade saw the visit of presidential hopefuls, the death of an elder statesman and voters’ creation of a completely new industry. Meanwhile, local governments have been grappling with their …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
McMorris Rodgers says GOP leaders were right to oust Shea from caucus; other officials split on whether he should resign
“I have repeatedly condemned extremism, no matter its source, and have made clear the violence it inspires has no place here in Eastern Washington,” the congresswoman said in a statement.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
The House Ethics Committee has rebuked Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state for misusing taxpayer money and ordered her to reimburse more than $7,500 to the U.S. Treasury.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
The region’s lawmakers played their part in proceedings Wednesday that led to the impeachment of President Donald Trump on two counts. Republicans argued the impeachment proceedings were rushed and driven …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Some 70 years after their traditional homelands were flooded as part of the reservoir for the Grand Coulee Dam, Congress approved a new system of paying the Spokane Tribe for …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Chris Armitage, 27, is making his first run for political office and says voters in Eastern Washington are looking for a candidate with some distance from the political establishment. Armitage …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
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Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will serve as a state honorary co-chairwoman for President Donald Trump’s re-election bid, the campaign announced recently.
Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Cathy McMorris Rodgers supports aid to Ukraine but doesn’t see President Trump’s delay as impeachable
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers joined the Congressional Ukraine Caucus after visiting that country in 2015. She disagrees with the Trump administration’s decision earlier this year to delay military aid to …