Lisa Connors, the president of the Auburn School Board, is running as a Republican for the state House.
She announced today she would challenge Rep. Chris Hurst, a conservative Democrat who chairs the House public safety committee. Hurst represents the 31st district, which includes parts of Auburn plus Sumner, Bonney Lake, Enumclaw and Buckley.
Connors has served on the board for five years and says she has a background in business administration and a number of other fields.
She said she wants to focus in Olympia on education, job growth and responsible state spending. She promised to be a “more …