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  • Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'

    Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'
    Governor Christine Gregoire said that budget shortfalls in Washington are forcing her to undo her legacy of public service. “I’m dismantling much of what I’ve built my entire career,” Gregoire said in an exclusive interview.   ...
  • Gov. Gregoire's SUV sideswiped on I-5

    Gov. Gregoire's SUV sideswiped on I-5
    Governor Christine Gregoire was unhurt when her official vehicle was involved in a collision on I-5 Monday afternoon. The incident occurred as the governor was returning to Olympia after sitting down for an interview at Q13 FOX News in Seattle. No one...
  • Gregoire on I-1183: 'Do we really want to expand liquor that much?'

    Gregoire on I-1183: 'Do we really want to expand liquor that much?'
    Governor Christine Gregoire strongly opposed liquor privatization last November. This time around, she's still fired up. "Do we really want to expand liquor that much in the state of Washington, threefold or fourfold?" she said about Initiative 1183 in...
  • Gregoire says no to Lottomobile

    Gregoire says no to Lottomobile
    The state’s first ever “Lottomobile” is going to stay a mere van after Gov. Christine Gregoire instructed Lottery director Bill Hanson to sell it back to the dealer. Lotto had purchased the Mercedes Benz van for $49,000 and intended to...
  • Ferry Cuts Leave Mariners Fans Behind

    Ferry Cuts Leave Mariners Fans Behind
    Based on last year, the Mariners need all the support they can get...  but next season, thousands of fans who live across the sound may stay home.  If they can't catch a ferry after the last inning, they're not going to come to the games.     As one...
  • Governor's Education Plan: A Turf War With Superintendent

    Governor's Education Plan: A Turf War With Superintendent
    Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new State Department of Education that would take over duties handled by State School Superintendent Randy Dorn. Gregoire announced the plan Wednesday, part of her efforts to streamline government during the...
  • Gregoire: Local Counties, Not Just the State Should Operate Washington's Ferries

    Gregoire: Local Counties, Not Just the State Should Operate Washington's Ferries
    Governor Chris Gregoire wants to transform the ferry system from a state-only operation to a regional ferry district with state subsidies, giving local counties taxing and operational power. In an announcement Thursday, Gregoire said the change is...
  • At State Of The State Address, Gregoire Insists 'We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever'

    At State Of The State Address, Gregoire Insists 'We Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever'
    Gov. Chris Gregoire delivered her annual State of the State address Tuesday.  She showed optimism over the state's ability to return to the type of economic vibrance we have seen in the past. The governor took aim at those who doubt the state's...
  • Governor Declares State Of Emergency

    Governor Declares State Of Emergency
    Gov. Chris Gregoire proclaimed a state of emergency Wednsday.  The action by the governor is in response to the severe winter storms that struck western and south central Washington counties back in December. The governor’s action followed the...
  • Washington becomes first state to suspend presidential primary

    Washington becomes first state to suspend presidential primary
    Washington became the first U.S. state to suspend its 2012 presidential primary election on Thursday, a move signed into law by Governor Christine Gregoire to save some $10 million from the state budget. The state will rely on a precinct caucus-...
  • Lawmakers plan 'marathon session' to finish budget

    Lawmakers plan 'marathon session' to finish budget
    The state’s budget debate has come down to the wire. Wednesday is the last day of the session and lawmakers have promised to work through the weekend. They're still crunching the numbers on how to fill a $5 billion gap, but both sides admit policy...