After some behind-the-scenes blowback over its endorsement of Republican Rob McKenna in the governor’s race, an influential aerospace group decided Wednesday to also endorse Democrat Jay Inslee. The Aerospace Futures Alliance board met with Inslee for more than an hour Wednesday to discuss his record on aerospace issues and his plans as governor. The…More
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee is outspending Republican rival Rob McKenna on TV ads in the run-up to Tuesday’s deadline for mailing in primary-election ballots. Inslee has spent more than $1 million on TV spots already, according to reports filed with the state Public Disclosure Commission. That compares with about $800,000 for McKenna. Both candidates have used their…More
The latest state financial disclosure reports show Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna has raised a total of about $6.87 million in cash and in kind contributions so far, compared to roughly $6.8 million for his Democratic challenger, Jay Inslee. McKenna raised a little over $1 million between June 1 and July 16, compared to…More
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna over his participation in the 26-state challenge to the constitutionality of the national health-care law. The lawsuit had been filed on behalf of dozens of women by Democratic activist attorney Knoll Lowney, who argued McKenna had breached his ethical duties by saying publicly he only…More
National money is starting to pour in to Washington’s closely watched governor’s race between Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna. The Republican Governors Association (RGA) this week reserved an estimated $1.9 million in TV ad time across the state, according to advertising trackers working for the Inslee campaign. The purchase was also independently confirmed by Jim…More