Governor http://kplu.org en FBI files show disdain for former Wash. Governor Albert Rosellini http://kplu.org/post/fbi-files-show-disdain-former-wash-governor-albert-rosellini <p>Over his decades in public life, former Gov. Albert Rosellini helped bring Washington into the modern era, burnishing his reputation as one of the state's most effective leaders.</p><p>But FBI officials who scrutinized Rosellini's activities in the 1960s saw something else. They questioned his political associations and probed a series of allegations that Rosellini was corrupt. The Seattle special agent in charge once wrote to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover that Rosellini was "a thorough scoundrel."</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:50:14 +0000 The Associated Press 9060 at http://kplu.org FBI files show disdain for former Wash. Governor Albert Rosellini McKenna can raise money for gov.'s race - briefly http://kplu.org/post/mckenna-can-raise-money-govs-race-briefly <p>Attorney General Rob McKenna is temporarily able to raise money again for his gubernatorial bid.</p><div><p>The Republican&#39;s campaign is asking people to donate money between Friday and midnight Sunday. The narrow window is between when the state Legislature adjourned and when lawmakers reconvene for a special session to deal with budget issues they failed to resolve the last time around.</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 18:30:40 +0000 The Associated Press 4383 at http://kplu.org U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee to run for Washington governor http://kplu.org/post/us-rep-jay-inslee-run-washington-governor <p>Advisers to U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee say he will launch his campaign for Washington governor next week.</p><p>Inslee&#39;s political team said in a statement late Thursday that he would officially announce his candidacy on Monday morning in Seattle, followed by a second event south of Yakima. He will make additional campaign stops in Tacoma, Vancouver and Spokane on Tuesday.</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 13:57:24 +0000 The Associated Press 1945 at http://kplu.org Rob McKenna to run for governor http://kplu.org/post/rob-mckenna-run-governor <p>Attorney General Rob McKenna is preparing to officially launch a campaign for governor.</p><p>A Republican familiar with the McKenna&#39;s plans said Tuesday that he will formally begin his 2012 campaign during an event Wednesday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to pre-empt McKenna&#39;s announcement.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 20:32:13 +0000 The Associated Press 1802 at http://kplu.org Rob McKenna to run for governor Governor orders cuts as preschool waitlist soars http://kplu.org/post/governor-orders-cuts-preschool-waitlist-soars <P>The number of poor children on the waitlist for preschool in Washington has tripled over the past three years. And now the problem may get worse. Governor Chris Gregoire’s across-the-board budget reductions threaten to cut more than 100 kids who are already enrolled. Thu, 09 Dec 2010 17:49:27 +0000 Austin Jenkins 323 at http://kplu.org Governor orders cuts as preschool waitlist soars