Gov. Chris Gregoire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — House Democrats unveiled their plan to fix the state’s budget shortfall Tuesday, relying on $400 million in delayed payments and reduced support for local governments while largely protecting basic education from […]
Gov. Chris Gregoire will sign a measure legalizing gay marriage in Washington state into law on Monday.
The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, bringing the state a step closer to becoming the seventh to allow lesbian and gay couples to wed. But the threat of a ballot challenge looms.
As lawmakers held their first public hearing on legalizing same-sex marriage, a previously undecided Democratic senator on Monday announced her support for the measure, all but ensuring that Washington will become the seventh state to allow gay and lesbian couples to get married.