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Tale of two terms : governing in good times and bad

Author: Christine O Gregoire; Fred Olson; Washington (State). Governor (2005-2013 : Gregoire)
Publisher: [Olympia, Wash. : C. Gregoire], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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In this book, Governor Gregoire writes about managing state government during a tumultuous period and reveals the challenges she encountered, how she tackled them and the lessons she learned.
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Named Person: Christine O Gregoire; Christine O Gregoire
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine O Gregoire; Fred Olson; Washington (State). Governor (2005-2013 : Gregoire)
ISBN: 9781889320328 1889320323
OCLC Number: 824420385
Notes: "... A special thanks to Weyerhaeuser Company, PEMCO Insurance and Microsoft for their donations to the Trust that made printing this book possible."--P. 141.
Description: 141 p. : port. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The french fry lady: growing Washington's economy --
High expectations: providing a world class education --
Studied to death: making decisions on transportation megaprojects --
Take two aspirin: health care reform in Washington --
Water is for fighting: ending the water wars in Washington --
Troubled waters: the challenge of cleaning up Puget Sound --
The radioactive reservation: the world's largest environmental cleanup --
A name you will never forget: protecting our most vulnerable citizens --
Indian country: working with 29 sovereign nations in Washington --
Demons of war: serving our veterans --
Call out the guard: responding to disasters --
Calls in the middle of the night: dealing with tragedies --
Changing a culture: bringing performance management and accountability to state government --
A sea of red ink: budgeting during an economic crisis --
The time is ripe for reform: using a crisis to reform state government --
Reinventing corrections: keeping people safe when you are laying off correctional workers --
Friday night blues: responding to a recession's hardships --
Will you marry me? A personal journey to marriage equality --
Under siege: supporting public employees.
Responsibility: by Chris Gregoire with Fred Olson.

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In this book, Governor Gregoire writes about managing state government during a tumultuous period and reveals the challenges she encountered, how she tackled them and the lessons she learned.

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