Rob McKenna

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Name: Rob McKenna
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawmakers decry Seattle Boy Scouts' action against gay leader

WASHINGTON — Four Democratic members of Congress have expressed concern over  Seattle Boy Scouts of America’s recent decision to kick out a church for hosting a troop lead by an openly gay scoutmaster.In identical letters sent last week to Rob McKenna ... [Published Seattle Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Boy Scouts Kick Out Entire Church For Refusing To Discriminate Against Gay Scoutmaster

Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath CREDIT: KING 5 news The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter for one troop because its sponsoring church refused to discriminate. The troop has stood by its openly gay Scoutmaster in the face of the national ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Kirkland mayor will run for state House, not Senate

Joan McBride raised $70,000 and rang hundreds of doorbells in mounting a Democratic challenge to Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom. But she bowed out of the 48th District Senate race exactly a week after Tom announced he is not running for reelection ... [Published seattlepi.com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thurston Judge Sutton kicks off campaign for Appeals Court on Monday

Lisa Sutton , a Thurston County Superior Court judge since 2010, is kicking off her campaign for a Court of Appeals position Monday with a 6:45 a.m. breakfast event at Red Lion Hotel in Olympia.Sutton, a former lawyer in the state Attorney General’s tort ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dozens of lawmakers sign support for ousted gay scoutmaster

King County, Washington state, and federal legislators have released three new letters containing nearly a dozen new signatures in support of ousted gay Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath.39 Washington state legislators penned their signatures in a letter of ... [Published KGW.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Whatcom Tea Party hosts ex-auditor, eschews rally, for Tax Day

Along with death and taxes came the certainty of the tea party holding a rally along a busy city street around April 15th, not so affectionately known as "Tax Day."The Whatcom Tea Party will not rally this year, Terry Cox of the WTP tells me. Instead, ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle mayor, council back ousted gay scoutmaster

SEATTLE — Seattle's mayor and City Council have thrown their support behind a Boys Scouts troop leader in Seattle who was dismissed last month because he is gay.The Boys Scouts of America revoked the membership of Geoff McGrath two weeks ago after officials ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Gay Scoutmaster Refuses To Step Down

Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath CREDIT: KING 5 news Last year, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) lifted its ban on openly gay youth — but reaffirmed its ban on openly LGBT adults serving as volunteers or professionals in the organization. But one Scoutmaster ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle's new political glossary

Lots of MADREPS in Seattle's Broadmoor enclave Credit: redfin.comThe outcome of the 2013 elections suggests that viewing Seattle as one, blue, lefty blob — politically speaking, of course — isn't very useful as a political model of the city. Sure, we're ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Get serious on school funding

The just-completed legislative session is best understood as a preview of coming distractions. Lawmakers teed up campaign themes — tax loopholes, standardized tests, minimum wage — that won't be improved by reduction to bumper-stickers or flyers."When ... [Published HeraldNet - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rob McKenna Discusses Efforts to Combat Software Piracy

Rob McKenna discussed his efforts on behalf of Microsoft to organize a group of state attorneys general to collect payments from software pirates in China and other emerging markets with the Wall Street Journal .According to the Wall Street Journal ... [Published Orrick - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Jan 02 2014 - Updated Jan 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rob McKenna on why Machinists should vote yes on 777X contract

BOEING has been building airplanes in Washington state for nearly 100 years. Some believe that Boeing intends to build the new 777X in this state regardless of other factors like labor costs and government regulations.They think there is no way that Boeing ... [Published Seattle Times - Jan 02 2014]

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Lawmakers decry Seattle Boy Scouts' action agai... [Published Seattle Times - 4 hours ago]
Ex-Kirkland mayor will run for state House, not... [Published seattlepi.com - Apr 21 2014]
Boy Scouts Kick Out Entire Church For Refusing ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 21 2014]
Thurston Judge Sutton kicks off campaign for Ap... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Dozens of lawmakers sign support for ousted gay... [Published KGW.com - Apr 17 2014]
Whatcom Tea Party hosts ex-auditor, eschews ral... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Seattle mayor, council back ousted gay scoutmaster [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Gay Scoutmaster Refuses To Step Down [Published Think Progress - Apr 07 2014]
Seattle's new political glossary [Published Crosscut Seattle - Mar 24 2014]
Get serious on school funding [Published HeraldNet - Mar 19 2014]
Rob McKenna Discusses Efforts to Combat Softwar... [Published Orrick - Mar 19 2014]
Microsoft hosts global consortium of experts at... [Published TechNet Blogs - Feb 20 2014]
Doc Hastings to step down after 20 years in Con... [Published Seattle Times - Feb 14 2014]
Rob McKenna on why Machinists should vote yes o... [Published Seattle Times - Jan 02 2014]
Microsoft security unit files first theft case [Published Seattle Times - Dec 18 2013]
Former U.S. ambassador says he’s running for Ki... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Dec 03 2013]
Hunters gather at Wolverine Camp for elk opener [Published Longview Daily News - Nov 08 2013]
Vote 'no' on Eyman's I-517 [Published Longview Daily News - Nov 01 2013]
Lawsuit seeks to curtail anti-522 campaign [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 22 2013]
Thursday, July 25, 2013 [Published Society of Professional Journalists - Jul 26 2013]
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Boy Scouts Kick Out Entire Church For Refusing ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 21 2014]
Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath CREDIT: KING 5 news The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter for one troop because its sponsoring church refused to discriminate. The troop has stood by its openly gay Scoutmaster in the face of the national ...
Gay Scoutmaster Refuses To Step Down [Published Think Progress - Apr 07 2014]
Scoutmaster Geoff McGrath CREDIT: KING 5 news Last year, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) lifted its ban on openly gay youth — but reaffirmed its ban on openly LGBT adults serving as volunteers or professionals in the organization. But one Scoutmaster ...
Microsoft hosts global consortium of experts at... [Published TechNet Blogs - Feb 20 2014]
The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit hosted the first annual Cybercrime Enforcement Summit at the Redmond Microsoft campus last week. The summit brought together more than 60 leaders and experts from law enforcement, academia and the private sector to share ...
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