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Chris Gregoire: Lisa Jackson's Replacement at EPA?

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

The Seattle Post Intelligencer has caused quite a stir with its suggestion late last week -- attributed to "a very private prediction from a very seni...

This Is What Marriage Equality Looks Like

Posted 12.06.2012 | Weddings

For hundreds of same-sex Washington couples wanting to tie the knot, December 6th marked a watershed moment. Marriage licenses were issued to gay a...

Amanda Terkel

There May Be No Female Democratic Governors Left After 2012 Elections | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are currently two Democratic female governors in the entire nation. After November, there may be zero. While four Republican fe...

Anti-Gay Marriage Measure Qualifies For Ballot

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Washington State's same-sex marriage law is headed back into the hands of voters. The Associated Press reports that Referendum 74, an anti-gay mar...

Friday Talking Points -- Milbank's Unfunny Puns

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The line between certain types of comedy and the political/media world should be brighter than ever. This is a lesson Dana Milbank of the Washington Post apparently has yet to learn.

Gregoire Appealed To Christie On Contentious Issue

Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (D) reached out to Chris Christie last month on the issue of same-sex marriage, offering to discuss the issue with the ...

Today, Washington State Is A Better Place

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gov. Chris Gregoire

In my seven-year tenure as governor of the great state of Washington, yesterday was one of the best. That's when I signed the bill providing marriage equality for all Washingtonians, and it is the day when our state said, quite simply, that love is love.

Ellen DeGeneres, Other LGBT Rights Advocates And Allies Praise Washington Gay Marriage Bill Signing

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Although it won't take effect until June 7, Washington state's new marriage equality legislation already received heaps of praise from lesbian, gay, b...

WATCH: Washington Governor Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill Into Law

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Washington became the seventh U.S. state to acknowledge same-sex marriage when Gov. Chris Gregoire signed voter-approved legislation into law today. ...

Washington Governor Due To Sign Gay Marriage Legislation Today

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Washington is set to become the seventh U.S. state to recognize marriage equality today when Gov. Chris Gregoire signs legislation allowing same-sex c...

Dem Gov Pledges To Make Appeal To Christie On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire (D) pledged to make an appeal to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) over same-sex marriage legislation. Greg...

Anti-Gay Church Threatens To Picket Powell Boys' Funeral

The News Tribune | STACIA GLENN | Posted 02.10.2012 | Religion

A notoriously anti-gay church is threatening to picket Saturday's funeral for Charlie and Braden Powell and Occupy Seattle promises a counterprotest. ...

Matt Sledge

Infrastructure Problems In U.S. Go Far Beyond Dollars | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- When travelers from abroad come to this city, the financial and cultural capital of the world's richest nation, two dilapidated and depres...

Michelangelo Signorile

Washington Governor Discusses Gay Marriage, Chris Christie, And More | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Governor Chris Gregoire of Washington wishes she'd supported marriage equality for gays and lesbians years ago -- and she hopes President Obama evolve...

Governor Takes Stand On Gay Marriage

Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE--Washington governor Chris Gregoire announced her support for gay marriage legislation on Wednesday, potentially putting the state on track to...

Lucia Graves

Pot's Highs And Lows In 2011 | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been a tumultuous year for marijuana drug policy, from the federal government's crackdown on medical marijuana in California and th...

Lucia Graves

Feds Should Reclassify Marijuana To Allow Medical Use, Governors Say | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Govs. Lincoln Chafee (I-R.I) and Chris Gregoire (D-Wash.) on Wednesday called on the Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify marij...

Lucia Graves

Washington Governor Vetoes Critical Parts Of Medical Marijuana Bill | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of conflicting legal opinion, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (D) on Friday vetoed critical parts of a new medical marijuana ...

Securing the Homeland, One Hometown at a Time

Gov. Chris Gregoire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gov. Chris Gregoire

In a time of political polarization and economic difficulty, working together to make our communities more secure and resilient should be an effort in which we all come together.

Help for a Fragile Economy

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

Senators will cast votes this week that will either cost workers hundreds of thousands of jobs or save those jobs and put us on a surer path to create more.

Washington Anti-Gay Ballot Measure Signatures Under Scrutiny

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington election workers say they've never seen a ballot measure attract as much scrutiny as this year's Referendum 71, which would strike down a l...

Chris Gregoire Commerce Secretary? Washington Governor's DC Trip Fuels Speculation

Huffington Post,, | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There were conflicting reports tonight that Washington Governor Christine Gregoire might replace Bill Richardson as President-elect Obama's pick for C...