Rob McKenna http://kuow.org en Washington Delegation Supports Vote To Allow Gay Members Into Scouts http://kuow.org/post/washington-delegation-supports-vote-allow-gay-members-scouts <p>For the first time in 22 years, openly gay members will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts. Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted 61 percent in favor of eliminating sexual orientation as criteria for youth membership.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 00:05:03 +0000 Jim Gates 13649 at http://kuow.org Washington Delegation Supports Vote To Allow Gay Members Into Scouts An Exit Interview With Former Wash. Attorney General Rob McKenna http://kuow.org/post/exit-interview-former-wash-attorney-general-rob-mckenna <p>After eight years as Washington state attorney general and an unsuccessful bid for governor, Rob McKenna is leaving public life. As the state’s top lawyer, the two-term Republican worked to crack down on sex trafficking, gang violence, identity theft and methamphetamine production. In 2010, McKenna joined a challenge to President Obama’s healthcare overhaul. The US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act last summer. In November, McKenna was defeated by Democrat Jay Inslee in the 2012 gubernatorial race. <a href="http://robmckenna.org">Rob McKenna</a> joins us to talk about his time in public office and what lies ahead.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 7116 at http://kuow.org An Exit Interview With Former Wash. Attorney General Rob McKenna Washington Settles Over Failed State Sex Trafficking Law http://kuow.org/post/washington-settles-over-failed-state-sex-trafficking-law <p>The state of Washington will not appeal a federal court decision to strike down a new state sex trafficking law. The law would have held online websites like Backpage.com accountable for illegal ads posted on their sites.</p><p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 16:57:34 +0000 Sara Lerner 4929 at http://kuow.org