OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Until Democratic state Sen. Steve Hobbs was appointed as Washington’s secretary of state last November, Republicans had a hold on the office for 56 years. Now, they've been shut out of the general election.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says the state commerce commissioner is retiring next month.
Julie Anderson has led the state Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development since the start of Dunleavy's term.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats are demanding Republican lawmakers confirm Gov. Tony Evers’ choice to replace the GOP-appointed head of the Department of Natural Resources board in a battle that could shape how the agency approaches a host of pressing issues including this fall’s wolf hunt to pollution limits.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Sea Grant College Program is getting a new executive director on July 1, Louisiana State University said Monday.
Associate Professor Julie Anderson Lively will replace Robert Twilley, who has held the post since 2012 and is stepping down to concentrate on research in LSU’s College of the Coast and Environment.