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22 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Will Risch Run From Debates Again?

U.S. Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, does not like being on the same debate platform with former Congressman Larry LaRocco, D-Idaho.

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Related Topix: Senator James Risch, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Raul Labrador, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Local Veterans Honored By Senator Crapo

Twin Falls, Idaho Many local veterans are being recognizes for their many years of service in the US Military.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Twin Falls, ID

On Wall Street

How Richard Shelby Would Guide Senate Banking Panel...

Sen. Richard Shelby isn't new to Banking Committee leadership, but he would face a crucial ticking clock if he returns as chairman of the panel next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, Thad Cochran

Financial Planning

How Richard Shelby Would Guide Senate Banking Panel

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, SourceMedia

Fri Aug 22, 2014

JD Supra

Senator Cautions Education Department On Student Aid Disbursement Products Rulemaking

On August 12, Senate Banking Committee ranking member Mike Crapo sent a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan to express concern that an ongoing Education Department rulemaking regarding student loan disbursement products could force financial institutions to exit campus markets.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Michael Crapo

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Utility Products

Energy secretary pushes for nuclear power

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz championed the use of nuclear power and urged politicians and leaders in the energy industry to adapt and modernize energy production to help minimize the fallout from global warming.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Housing Wire

Has the credit restriction pendulum swung too far?

Current rules and practices regarding credit boxes for both underserved and middle class borrowers have to be reformed, according to several of the leading voices speaking at the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission's regional forum being held Thursday in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator James Risch, US Politics, Sun Valley, ID

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Westerner

Senator: Affordable wood stove heat in peril

A pair of Idaho lawmakers are among those proposing legislation aimed to protect wood stove manufactures facing proposed regulations that tighten emission standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

The Spokesman-Review

Firefighting costs continue to eat into Forest Service management...

A new report out today from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that costs allocated to fighting wildfires have grown from 16 percent of the U.S. Forest Service's overall budget in 1995 to 42 percent today.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, Representative Raul Labrador, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat

KXLY-TV Spokane

Energy chief speaks at Idaho Falls conference

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says the United States must adapt all types of energy production to help minimize the negative impacts of global warming.

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Related Topix: Idaho Falls, ID, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican

Ridenbaugh Press

Crapo's message to Labrador

Republican Senator Mike Crapo, and his political advisors, lost little time this past week in reading and reacting to First District Congressman Raul Labrador's hiring of Idaho Statesman ace political reporter Dan Popkey as his press secretary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Michael Crapo, Idaho

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Politicians in hot water: A look at 5 mugshots

Politicians in hot water: A look at 5 mugshots A mugshot featuring Rick Perry was much anticipated, so we put together different politician's booking photos.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Edwards, US Senate

JD Supra

Senator Crapo raises concerns with Department of Education campus financial product rulemaking

Republican Senator Mike Crapo, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, sent a letter last week to Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to raise several concerns with the ED's Title IV rulemaking efforts.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

The Spokesman-Review

Wood stove maker opposes stricter pollution limits - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Proposed federal regulations that would require new wood stoves to burn cleaner are under attack from manufacturers, who say the new pollution limits are too strict.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

A look at political mugshots

U.S. Rep. Tom Delay, R-Texas, turned himself in Oct. 20, 2005, to the Harris County Sheriff's Office to face charges of money laundering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Edwards, US Senate, Palm Beach County, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

President rejects ice bucket challenge, will donate instead

You won't see the President of the United States dumping a bucket of ice over his head any time soon, but that doesn't mean he isn't supporting the cause of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Washington, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Okanogan, WA, Okanogan County, WA, US Senate, Republican, Soap Lake, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Sen. Mike Crapo says he's seek 4th term

In making the announcement Friday in Lewiston, the 63-year-old Republican says he's committed to resolving a number of critical issues to the country.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Lewiston Orchards Water Exchange Project breaks ground to drill new well

For years, wells in the L-C Valley and surrounding area haven't been getting the water they need.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Lewiston, ID

NAFCU

Menendez urges Cordray, Duncan to protect students

Aug. 15, 2014 - Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. wrote CFPB Director Richard Cordray and Education Department Secretary Arne Duncan to urge more protection for college students receiving financial aid.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

NAFCU

Menendez urges Cordray, Duncan to protect students

Aug. 15, 2014 - Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. wrote CFPB Director Richard Cordray and Education Department Secretary Arne Duncan to urge more protection for college students receiving financial aid.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

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