Gregoire http://nwpr.org en Outgoing Washington Governor Proposes Taxes, End Pay Cuts http://nwpr.org/post/outgoing-washington-governor-proposes-taxes-end-pay-cuts <p>Washington Governor Chris Gregoire has completed one of her last tasks before leaving office in January. The Democrat Tuesday proposed a $34 billion budget for the next two years. It includes a combination of cuts, pay increases for state employees and proposed taxes for education. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins has details. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:06:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 20025 at http://nwpr.org Gregoire’s Legacy: Children’s Health, Navigating Recession, Gay Marriage http://nwpr.org/post/gregoire-s-legacy-children-s-health-navigating-recession-gay-marriage <p>Washington Governor Chris Gregoire will leave office January 16th. During her eight years as governor, the Democrat often referred to herself as a “recovering lawyer.” Polls showed the former attorney general struggled to connect with voters. She could come off as a fierce technocrat. But her two-terms in office were marked by challenges that affected her on a deeply personal level. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins has this look at the governor’s legacy. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:31:15 +0000 Austin Jenkins 19961 at http://nwpr.org Gregoire’s Legacy: Children’s Health, Navigating Recession, Gay Marriage Gregoire’s Relationship With Hanford Long And Complex http://nwpr.org/post/gregoire-s-relationship-hanford-long-and-complex <p>When Governor Chris Gregoire leaves office in January, she’ll take with her nearly a quarter-century’s worth of expertise on one of the most contaminated places on Earth. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:23:31 +0000 Anna King 19960 at http://nwpr.org Gregoire’s Relationship With Hanford Long And Complex Gregoire Urges WSU Grads To Stay True To Their Values http://nwpr.org/post/gregoire-urges-wsu-grads-stay-true-their-values <p>Washington Governor Christine Gregoire received an honorary degree from Washington State University on Saturday during commencement ceremonies. In her speech, the Governor urged graduates to stay true to their values, to give back, and to be engaged in their world. Mon, 07 May 2012 13:24:16 +0000 Glenn Mosley 7865 at http://nwpr.org