Gov. Jay Inslee has named Federal Way School Board member Carol Gregory to fill the 30th District State House seat vacated by the Oct. 29 death of Rep. Roger Freeman. Gregory, a Democrat, was the first choice of Democratic party groups and was recommended unanimously by the Metropolitan King County Council last month. The 30th District…More
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Call it the Cheryl Pflug bill. Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has introduced legislation that would bar governors from appointing lawmakers to salaried board positions during the candidate filing period. The move comes after a controversial appointment last year by former Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire. The governor appointed Pflug, then a Republican…More