Inslee rids himself of Hobbs, a moderate nuisance
Supremes hand Hobbs an ironic win, another Senator leaves, some political $$ news
We love an elegant piece of realpolitik here at the Observer, and Gov. Jay Inslee’s surprise decision to move Senate Transportation Chair Steve Hobbs into the plush corner suite of the Secretary of State certainly fits the bill.
With the appointment, Inslee rids himself of Hobbs the legislator, a longtime centrist obstacle to his agenda, and increases t…
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