Gov. Gary Locke has a new chief of staff, and he's no stranger. It's Tom Fitzsimmons, who has been the head of the state Department of Ecology since 1997. Fitzsimmons starts his new post Oct. 1.Fitzsimmons will be paid $130,668 a year, the same as...
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Republicans in the state House of Representatives have elected Rep. Richard DeBolt, a Republican from the rural Western Washington town of Chehalis, as the top GOP lawmaker in the House.DeBolt will take the reins from Rep. Cathy McMorris, R-Colville, who's giving up the leadership position...
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