Democrats have taken a step back from the restrictions they put on Attorney General Rob McKenna, my Olympian colleague Brad Shannon reports today.
I reported Wednesday the governor’s budget office had subjected McKenna to a freeze on state contracts, rescinding an exemption it had awarded days earlier. Democratic leaders in the Legislature asked for the exemption to be pulled. Rep. Kelli Linville said they wanted to prevent McKenna from spending state money on his legal challenge to the federal health care overhaul.
Today McKenna’s office said the budget office has lifted its restrictions on contracts, except those that might …