Seems Gregroire wants to send Secretary of State Sam Reed a $111 million (taxpayer-funded) thank-you note for services rendered during the 2004 election debacle. It is buried on page 229 of her capital budget proposal. Sam's pet project: Yet another new state office building in Olympia to house his growing staff.
(HB 1092) http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=1092
"31 (1) Office of the secretary of state: Enter into a financing
32 contract for up to $110,820,000 plus financing expenses and required
33 reserves pursuant to chapter 39.94 RCW to construct the heritage
34 center. "
p. 229 HB 1092Posted by SonnyGordon at January 19, 2007 02:33 PM | Email This