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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers visited with Columbia County Commissioners on Monday

Border wall appropriations, hydroelectric energy and student loan debt were discussed


November 7, 2019

Michele Smith

Fifth District Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers visited with the Board of Columbia County Commissioners; Mike Talbott, Ryan Rundell, and Chuck Amerein, on Monday.

DAYTON-On Monday, Columbia County Commissioners Mike Talbott, Ryan Rundell and Chuck Amerein had the opportunity to visit with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, topics under discussion included the Southern border wall, healthy forests, breeching dams, and other topics of interest.

McMorris Rodgers said during the first two years of the Trump Administration, $5.6 billion was appropriated and signed into law for construction of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

"So that is now underway, hundreds of miles," she said.

She said the president has issued an executive order that pr...

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