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Tag: Nick Brown


Inslee plans for contingency of government shutdown; Tom promises it won’t happen

Gov. Jay Inslee is calling a second special session starting 9 a.m. Wednesday that by law could last up 30 days. But if it runs that long, the Capitol might be one of the minority of buildings in state government with the lights still on.

If there’s no budget in place July 1, the state constitution does not provide for how to spend money.

Inslee’s staff has been planning behind the scenes, and the Democratic governor meets with his Cabinet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to talk about contingency plans.

“This is uncharted ground. It’s never happened before,” Inslee

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Governor’s new lawyer is a former Survivor

He’s gone from the Tribal Council to General Counsel

Gov. Jay Inslee’s new lawyer, Nicholas Brown, is a former contestant on the show “Survivor.”

The 1995 Steilacoom High graduate joined the reality show in its second season in 2001, lasting through 10 episodes in Australia before the other castaways voted him off the island.

Afterward, Brown did some modeling and enjoyed some brief hey-aren’t-you-that-guy fame. (He also received a call from Playgirl magazine, according to a TNT story, but he turned them down. And he was a contestant on “Hollywood Squares,” according to this “Survivor Wiki” page on him.) For most Survivor contestants, that might

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