In town hall, 5th District challenger Lisa Brown stakes out stance against GOP tax plan

The Spokesman-Review     Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Hours after the Senate approved the final version of the GOP tax plan Wednesday, 5th Congressional District challenger Lisa Brown railed against the bill in the basement of the Spokane Valley Library.

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Northwest Democrats, GOP split on net neutrality rule change

The Spokesman-Review     Thursday, December 14, 2017

Democrats denounced new rules for the Internet approved by the FCC while congressional Republicans from the Northwest backed them.

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Training is Not Enough - The #MeToo Moment

Lisa Brown     Thursday, December 14, 2017

In the 1980s I taught a class at Eastern Washington University called "The Economics of Women and Work." Topics covered in the course included gender differences in hiring, pay and promotion, and the lack of family-friendly policies in the United States, such as affordable childcare and paid sick leave.

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WSU grad students sound off on GOP tax plan

The Spokesman-Review     Thursday, November 30, 2017

Washington State University graduate students gathered Wednesday to mount some last-minute opposition to the Republican tax plan that’s barreling through Congress.

McMorris Rodgers’ seat in Congress targeted by national Democrats emboldened by recent electoral wins

The Spokesman-Review     Thursday, November 9, 2017

National Democratic strategists have set their sights on the congressional seat owned by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

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Opinion: Brown will be no placeholder

The Lewiston Tribune     Friday, October 27, 2017

Cathy McMorris Rodgers doesn't know it yet, but she is in for the fight of her political life to turn aside the challenge from former state Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, D-Spokane. The former Eastern Washington University professor of economics is smart, tough, tenacious, fearless, hard-working, politically sophisticated and plays to win.

Connelly: A top House race -- Lisa Brown takes on Rep. McMorris Rodgers

Seattle PI     Friday, September 1, 2017

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., a member of the House Republican leadership, is getting a front rank Democratic challenger in an Eastern Washington district he Democrats last held in 1994.

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Democrat to challenge McMorris Rodgers

Moscow-Pullman Daily News     Friday, September 1, 2017

Former Washington state Senate leader Lisa Brown said Thursday she will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers for the congressional seat in a district that includes Spokane, the state's second largest city, and a large rural area where logging and farming are the main economic sectors.

Former WSU Spokane chancellor Brown announces run for Congress

KXLY     Thursday, August 31, 2017

Former state lawmaker and WSU Spokane chancellor Lisa Brown announced she will challenge Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers for her seat in Washington's fifth congressional district.

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Lisa Brown, former lawmaker and WSU chancellor, announces 2018 run for Congress

The Spokesman-Review     Thursday, August 31, 2017

Lisa Brown spilled what may have been the worst kept secret in Washington politics, announcing her intention to run for Congress in 2018. “I’m just ready to go,” Brown, a former state lawmaker and most recently chancellor of Washington State University in Spokane, said Wednesday afternoon. “And I know a lot of people are ready.”

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