Former Gov. Gregoire Named To Hutch Board Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has been appointed to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's board of trustees.
Gregoire Makes Final Speech, Tells Olympia To Preserve Education And TransportationIn her final speech before she leaves office, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday urged the Legislature to focus on education and transportation in the coming months of the new legislative session that started this week.
Gregoire Reflects On Eight Years In OfficeWhen Gov. Chris Gregoire took office eight years ago, it was against a backdrop of a contested election that led to two recounts and a court challenge.
Wash. Universities Not Happy With Gov.'s Tuition Plan Gov. Chris Gregoire's goal of not raising college tuition over the next two years is not sitting well with the leaders of Washington's universities, who say the proposal fails to recognize the budget problems they face.
Gregoire Proposes New Gum, Soda and Gas Tax for EducationWashington's Gov. Chris Gregoire has proposed higher taxes on gas, soda, candy and gum in order to avoid more government cuts and to help fund education in response to a court order.
Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal Gov. Chris Gregoire's time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.
Gov Gregoire Meeting With Feds Over Marijuana LawWashington state Gov. Chris Gregoire will meet with Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Tuesday to discuss the state's recent passage of a measure to legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use.
Gov Gregoire Extends Burn Ban through September 30Gov. Chris Gregoire has extended a ban on all outdoor and agricultural burning in Eastern Washington because of continuing wildfire danger.
Central WA Fire Now 25% ContainedWA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.
Gov. Gregoire Opens WA Exhibit at Farnborough Air Show Gov. Chris Gregoire is in London to open the Washington exhibit at the Farnborough Air Show, and she says she's already received word from companies that plan to expand in the state.
WA Charter Schools Petition Nets 350K Ballot Signers Supporters of charter schools submitted more than enough signatures Friday in their efforts to put the initiative on the November ballot, shifting the work to persuading Washington voters it will be good for students.
Judge Temporarily Blocks Wash. Sex-Trafficking Law A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked enforcement of a new Washington state law that would require classified advertising companies to verify the ages of people in sex-related advertisements.