Governor Gregoire Holds Weekly Media Availability

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2006

Governor Chris Gregoire today in Olympia held her weekly media availability. Rep. Dawn Morrell, chair of the Long Term Care Task Force, and Robin Arnold-Williams, the Director of Washington's department of Social and Health Services, joined the Governor to discuss long term care planning. Governor Gregoire also discussed the process of setting the priorities of government and about town halls she will hold around the state as she prepares her 2007-2009 budget. Finally, the Governor and her husband Mike introduced reporters to their new puppy, Trooper.