Stories tagged: Secretary of State
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Oregon’s chief election official on Friday told President Donald Trump’s commission investigating allegations of voter fraud that it could receive a statewide list of voters for $500, just like anyone …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Some 86,000 people who are receiving Medicaid benefits in Oregon may be ineligible, costing $37 million per month, the secretary of state said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
A lawsuit challenging how long a governor has to veto legislation threatens the constitutional separation of powers, according to an Idaho top official.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said NATO is crucial to countering Russian aggression, easing allies’ concerns about President Donald Trump’s commitment to trans-Atlantic security while repeating demands for members …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Officials with the Idaho secretary of state’s office say they want to review the state’s entire sunshine laws after finding discrepancies in how lobbying requirements are enforced.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has his work cut out for him.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Holding the vote earlier would boost participation and relevance. Candidates would have to study up on Northwest issues such as the Hanford cleanup, dams, Pacific Rim trade, forest health and …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Rex Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil chief, won Senate confirmation as secretary of state after lawmakers split mostly along party lines on U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice of an oilman with …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state cleared a Senate hurdle Monday, setting the stage for an extended debate over the president’s order banning travel from …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee split along party lines Monday to endorse Rex Tillerson as the country’s next secretary of state, setting up a confirmation vote in the full Senate …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will back Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state Monday, despite “reservations” exposed in the Florida Republican’s pointed, high-profile questioning of the Cabinet nominee …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Secretary of state fined more than $10,000 for failing to report campaign contributions on time.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Where Trump is brash and says what immediately comes to his mind, Sessions, Tillerson and Mattis are poised and careful in choosing their words.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson on Wednesday said he believes “the risk of climate change does exist, and the consequences could be serious enough that action should be taken.”
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, adopted a tough new line on Russia on Wednesday, calling it a “danger” to the United States and …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Rex Tillerson, the nominee of President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package one week before his Senate confirmation …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
The main question for Rex Tillerson, who supports the Paris accord and a carbon tax, may be this: How will he manage his relationship with his new boss?
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, according to two people close to Trump’s transition team.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Exxon Mobil isn’t just any company – it’s a giant. It may be better to think of it as something more akin to a state – and Rex Tillerson might …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name as his secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of ExxonMobil, who has worked extensively around the globe and built relationships with …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state on Saturday, a decision that would bring a business leader with close ties …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his pool of candidates for secretary of state, leaving unclear whether former CIA Director David Petraeus’ guilty plea for leaking classified information disqualifies him to …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump will meet Monday with retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, a possible alternative choice for secretary of state amid an escalating feud over the position between supporters of …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
A top Donald Trump adviser warned Sunday that the president-elect’s supporters would feel “betrayed” if he tapped former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as secretary of state, a move that would …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:46 a.m.
Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been re-elected to a second term.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
Wyman has received a raft of endorsements from election directors and county auditors from both parties. This bipartisan support from those who know the job best is a powerful testimonial …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
Some Washington voter information improperly exposed online but elections officials say problem fixed without any sign of a computer hack.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 4 a.m.
The last person to tell you who won a political debate is the moderator.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
The House oversight committee says it has received FBI documents related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
JoAnn Kauffman, a prominent Nez Perce Tribe member and national Native American rights activist, was recently selected to be featured in the Secretary of State’s Legacy Washington project. The “Who …