Governor called for jury duty

  • Jerry Cornfield
  • Monday, February 9, 2009 9:20am
  • Local News

Gov. Chris Gregoire is at the Thurston County Courthouse this morning waiting to be called or dismissed as a juror.

“No, I am not kidding,” Pearse Edwards, Gregoire’s communications and external affairs director, wrote in an e-mail to reporters this morning.

And she is proud to be there to do her civic duty, he said in a follow-up note.

Gregoire had scheduled a 9:30 a.m. news conference to discuss her proposals for government reform. It was going to be a crowded affair.

Here’s the notice that went out Friday:

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire on Monday will hold a media availability in Olympia to announce her government reform package.

The governor will be joined by state Auditor Brian Sonntag, Sen. Eric Oemig, Rep. Larry Springer, Department of Licensing Director Liz Luce, Association of Washington Business President Don Brunell, Washington Federation of State Employees Executive Director Greg Devereux, Service Employees International Union Local 775 President David Rolf, and Deputy Executive Director of Education Jan Yoshiwara with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

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