Gov. Jay Inslee has named senior advisor Joby Shimomura as his new chief of staff. Shimomura, 41, is a longtime aide who has served on the governor’s executive team since he took office in January.
When Governor-elect Jay Inslee announced the co-chairs of his transition team, the Northwest Asian Weekly received angry letters from people who were upset that the chairs didn’t include an Asian American. Instead, the committee leaders were made up of Microsoft VP Brad Smith, Renton School District Superintendent Dr. Mary Alice Heuschel, and WSU President Dr. […]