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Tag Archives: Leadership Transitions

Joe Fitzgibbon elected Majority Leader of the Washington State House of Representatives

Excerpt: “I want to thank my colleagues for their continued trust and confidence in me," said Fitzgibbon. "More than ever, our caucus is reflective of the many diverse communities that make up this great state, and that ultimately makes the work we do better.”
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Thank you, Speaker Pelosi

Excerpt: Our team at NPI thanks Speaker Pelosi for her tremendous contributions to our country. As she said, quoting Scripture, for everything, there is a season. The time is right to pass the baton to a new generation of leadership and celebrate an incredible run that secured the passage of legislation American families needed.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Patty Murray set to become the first woman elected U.S. Senate President Pro Tempore

Excerpt: "It’s not lost on me the significance of what it would mean to be the first woman to serve in this role," said Patty Murray. "I have a great deal of respect for the Senate and the good I am able to accomplish for families in Washington state as a voice and vote for them."
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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David Eby set to take over from John Horgan as British Columbia’s next Premier

Excerpt: David Eby, forty-six, will be sworn in as British Columbia’s thirty-seventh premier at Government House in Victoria on November 18th, culminating the trickiest political surgery in a parliamentary system of government – the head transplant.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Sound Transit will get a new CEO next year: Peter Rogoff to depart in 2022, agency says

Excerpt: In an early evening press release, Board Chair Kent Keel said that Rogoff will remain as CEO until mid-2022 and then hand over duties to a yet-to-be-announced successor that the board hopes to find through a national search. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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