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John Celock

New Gov Pledges End Of 'Hasty Reactive Government'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Democrat Maggie Hassan was sworn in on Thursday as New Hampshire's third woman governor. Hassan said she plans to work closely with state lawmakers, i...

Republican Shows His Gangnam Style

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

First, Utah Republicans sang "Call Me Maybe." Now the Republican nominee for Washington governor, Rob McKenna, is getting in on a pop culture craze. ...

Wildfire Destroys 60 Homes In Washington

Reuters | Jonathan Kaminsky | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green

OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug 14 (Reuters) - Firefighters battled wildfires across the U.S. West on Tuesday, including a massive out-of-control blaze that has...

John Celock

Christie Declines Number Two Post At National Governors Association

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WILLIAMSBURG, Va - In a surprising move, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) declined a long-planned move into the vice chairmanship of the National Go...

Amanda Terkel

There May Be No Female Democratic Governors Left After 2012 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

John Celock

Governors To Congress: Don't Cut 'The A-Team'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

The nations' governors are asking Congress to restore funding for the Air National Guard, saying that talks with the U.S. Department of Defense have f...

One State Is Kicking A Huge Number Of Kids Off Of Medicaid

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

In Pennsylvania, the struggle to keep up with the demand for health care among the state's poor residents means that nearly 90,000 children are losing...

Occupying President's Day, Activists From Across US And Abroad Converge in Olympia

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

Over President's Day weekend, Olympia, Washington became the first city in the nation to host a major national occupy movement conference.

Top 10 Marijuana Highlights From 2011

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Rob Kampia

The following list comprises the 10 most significant, positive developments relating to marijuana policy reform in the U.S. in 2011.

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 trac...

John Celock

Senate Grants Governors' Wish

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

The U.S. Senate has moved forward with including dual status command as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Long a wish of governors, the ...

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.

States of Pain

Nicole Lapin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nicole Lapin

Moving forward, the first quarter of the 2011 fiscal year will be a true test of how far the states have come in repairing their bruised economies. For some, it's not a question of hitting rock bottom, but how to climb out of the fiscal hole once they do.

Sheldon Whitehouse and 4 Other Superb "Out of the Box" Suggestions to Replace Justice Stevens

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Yes, Glenn Beck would likely conjure a grand conspiracy in sending someone named "Whitehouse" to the Supreme Court, but as a sitting senator it would be difficult for Republicans to filibuster his nomination.

Pacific Coast Collaborative Urges Local Action

Alixandra Gould | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alixandra Gould

Just hours before the Olympics officially kicked-off, the Pacific Coast Collaborative gathered in Vancouver. If action is going to be taken on the environment, it's going to have to start at the local level.

Maurice Clemmons Hurt: Police Say Suspect In Ambush That Killed 4 Cops May Be Dead

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE — Authorities believe the man sought in the slaying of four police officers is still alive and has been aided by a network of friends an...

Washington Governor Christine Gregoire On Why She Gave Newspapers A Tax Break

The Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As she becomes the first governor in the nation to funnel taxpayer money into her state's ailing newspaper industry this week, Washington State's Chri...

Newspaper Bailout: Washington State Approves Tax Cut For Newspapers

Business Insider | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Senator Kerry isn't cutting Arthur Sulzburger a fat check or anything so obvious, but make no mistake: the newspaper bailout is on. Washington Gove...

Keeping Clean Energy, Public Comments on the Table

Bruce Nilles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bruce Nilles

It's hard to know what to think when this whole process has been conducted behind closed doors, but it's hard to believe that this process is in the people's best interest.

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

Huffington Post, TheHill.com, marcambinder.theatlantic.com | 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...

Megyn Kelly Schools Bill O'Reilly (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Megyn Kelly schooled Bill O'Reilly in a discussion of Washington state law on Monday night's "O'Reilly Factor." Kelly, the host of "America's Newsroo...

Reason's Greetings

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Many of us--Christians and nonChristians alike, are tired of Evangelicals' astounding sense of entitlement and frightened by how far it has gotten them.

A Model for the Nation

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

State College, PA and Seattle -- I was at Penn State during Barack Obama's 30 minute campaign video (it's sleazy and dishonest to call it an "infomerc...

"Builder-gate" (WA): Is the Republican Candidate for Governor Another Bush, Another Nixon, or Both?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Although he shuns the Republican label in favor of "GOP", Dino Rossi promises to bring a George Bush regime to our beautiful state of Washington

2008 Washington Gubernatorial General Election:
Rossi (R) vs. Gregoire (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WA-Gov: Rossi vs Gregoire