Governor slams Republicans for “political hatchet job”

February 8, 2016 at 8:04 pm

Governor Jay Inslee harshly criticized Republicans after the state Senate ousted his Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson.  On the floor, Republicans expressed frustration over Peterson’s handling of a variety issues from 520 to the Alaskan Way tunnel to tolling on 405.  But Inslee called the rejection of Peterson as an “ambush” and said senators had never indicated to him or Peterson that her confirmation was in jeopardy.

 

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