At a Seattle synagogue, volunteers are running a phone bank urging voters to uphold Washington’s same-sex marriage law. In Maryland, Catholics are poised to preach from the pulpit opposing a similar initiative.
Sarah Dowling, who lives outside Portland, Maine, has been waiting for almost two decades to marry her girlfriend. A sign of hope that voters will give her that right hangs in her closet: a new wedding dress.
Governor Christine Gregoire of Washington, who yesterday proposed $4.1 billion in savings and reductions to state programs in the next two-year budget cycle, said she wants to cut an additional $400 million before that period starts.
Governor Christine Gregoire, who signed a bill yesterday legalizing gay marriage in Washington, offered to speak with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about the issue as he pledged to veto a similar measure.
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire released a plan to bridge the state’s $2 billion budget gap that would cut university funding and medical benefits for the disabled, as revenue trails initial forecasts.