Stories tagged: dan newhouse
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 …
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: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The former defense secretary avoided his reportedly tumultuous tenure in President Donald Trump’s White House. Instead, he offered an optimistic view of America that he said would be well-served by …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
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.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Despite calls for veto, state operating budget has money to study effects of possible breaching of Snake River dams.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018
GOP conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus sank the 2018 farm bill on Friday, dealing a setback to House Republican leaders including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Wed., April 25, 2018
The House has approved a bill that would effectively reverse a federal judge’s order to spill water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
The halls of the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse were mostly quiet and dark Monday morning, with a few exceptions. While the federal criminal justice system and immigration services were …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Area legislators reacted to tax reform plans.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, is urging the Department of Homeland Security to change the renewal deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program beneficiaries.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Reaction to the announced end to the DACA program ranged from applause to condemnation from Northwest lawmakers Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress aimed at saving the Snake River dams in Washington state.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
Northwest members of Congress react to the shooting in Alexandria, Va.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017
Lawmakers ask Government Accountability Office to review Hanford cleanup after tunnel collapse.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017
Last Friday, Washington members of Congress warned about cuts to the Hanford cleanup efforts. Now they’re bracing for proposed cuts when President Donald Trump’s budget is released Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017
Carol Newhouse, the wife of Washington state Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, has died. She was 62.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
Republicans in Washington’s congressional delegation defended possible changes to Obamacare, saying it is too expensive and is cutting insurance options for some rural residents.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
OLYMPIA – Eastern Washington’s Republican members of Congress should stop being “climate deniers” and work harder to reauthorize a key financing mechanism for international trade that helps the state, Gov. …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
The nation needs to find a better way to pay for fighting fires and stop borrowing from money set aside for forest thinning and rehabilitation, said a Washington congressman whose …
Sat., Nov. 8, 2014
After the fourth day of ballot counting on Friday, it became certain that Republican Dan Newhouse would be Washington’s newest congressman. Newhouse beat fellow GOP candidate Clint Didier in Washington’s …
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014
Of Washington’s 10 congressional races this year, nine are relatively tame affairs with incumbents holding significant leads in campaign cash and comfortable cushions in the polls. And then there’s Central …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
Clint Didier has dropped his lawsuit alleging misuse of state funds by a volunteer for his opponent’s campaign.
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
Clint Didier has dropped his claims against the campaign of his opponent, Dan Newhouse, for Washington’s 4th District Congressional seat alleging election violations by volunteer Chris Voigt. Voigt is the …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
The clock is ticking on a federal lawsuit filed in Spokane by congressional hopeful Clint Didier against an opponent’s volunteer in Grant County, who leads the Washington State Potato Commission. …
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Congress may be unpopular, but in Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District, five-term incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was popular with voters casting ballots in Tuesday’s primary. McMorris Rodgers, a member …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2009
State Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, will be the state’s new director of the state Department of Agriculture, Gov. Chris Gregoire announced today.