Washington State Secretary of Transportation Paula Hammond addresses the crowd at a bridge painting ceremony to commemorate the next phase of rehabilitation work for the Murray Morgan Bridge on April 19, 2011.
JOE BARRENTINE — Staff photographer file, 2011
Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is bringing in an outsider and an Oregon official as Washingtons next transportation secretary.
Lynn Peterson is a highway engineer and former chairwoman of the Clackamas Board of County Commissioners in suburban Portland who now serves as Gov. John Kitzhabers adviser on sustainable communities and transportation policy.
Read more here: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/politics/2013/02/19/paula-hammond-out-lynn-peterson-in-as-transportation-secretary/