Stories tagged: Brad Owen
Wed., June 29, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Longtime Lt. Gov. Brad Owen slams one of the candidates hoping to succeed him
Retiring Lt. Gov. Brad Owen criticizes fellow Democrat Sen. Cyrus Habib, one of 11 candidates seeking to replace him.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen makes it official: He won’t seek re-election
In a sometimes emotional speech to the Senate, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen confirmed he will not run for re-election and is retiring after 40 years in government.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen announces retirement
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen has announced he isn’t running for re-election, telling the Senate that his four decades in state service has been a “rare privilege and a great honor.”
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 5 a.m.
Spin Control: Lawmakers take stabs at humor from time to time
Bits of attempted levity can show up at unusual times in the Legislature.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Will surprise ‘firing’ affect legislative session?
What’s the fallout from the rejection of the state transportation secretary? Hard feelings and distrust, for sure. Higher bond costs, no. Longer session, unknown.
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
Election bets reveal public thinking regarding presidential race, politics
In years gone by, when reporters kept pints of whiskey in their bottom desk drawers and editors wielded long pencils sharpened to resemble hypodermic needles, it was common in newsrooms …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2012
Spin Control: Cantwell agrees to first debate with Baumgartner
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will debate her Republican challenger, state Sen. Mike Baumgartner, at least once this fall. The Cantwell campaign announced last week it has agreed to an Oct. …
Wed., Nov. 10, 2010
Lawmaker wants successor rejected
OLYMPIA – An Everett lawmaker who argues she was unfairly defeated wants the state Senate to reject her successor while Attorney General Rob McKenna pursues a campaign-finance lawsuit. Sen. Jean …