Gregoire Issues Six Pardons On Last Day In Office A three-strikes offender who blew the whistle on a plot to murder a deputy prosecutor is among 10 people who had their convictions erased or their sentences reduced by Gov. Chris Gregoire during her final days in office.
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.
Local Gay Couples Get Marriage Licenses Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.
Gregoire Signs Gay Marriage Into LawGov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
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 A GrandmotherGregoire's office told The Associated Press on Friday that Audrey Christine Lindsay was born Thursday at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. She's Gregoire's first grandchild and the first child for 33-year-old Courtney Gregoire and her husband, Scott Lindsay.
Anti-Gay Marriage Ads Hit Local TVThe group fighting to overturn Washington's gay marriage law started running its first TV ads in the state on Thursday.
Gregoire Promoting Trade In India, South KoreaGov. Chris Gregoire leaves Sunday on a 10-day trade mission to India and South Korea.
Unions Spar Over School Worker Health Care Changes A measure intended to streamline and standardize health insurance for Washington's public school employees has proved to be among the most opaque and divisive issues taken up by the Legislature this year.
Sixth Person Arrested In Trooper's Killing A sixth person has been arrested and four others were charged Monday for allegedly helping a man who shot and killed a Washington State Patrol trooper during a traffic stop.
Budget From House Dems Relies On Delayed Payments
Washington Governor To Sign Gay Marriage Bill Into LawGov. Chris Gregoire will sign a measure legalizing gay marriage in Washington state into law on Monday.