Rob McKenna Joins NAJI As President

WASHINGTON — The National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAJI) is pleased to announce that former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna has joined NAJI’s Board of Directors and will serve as NAJI President. NAJI is a non-partisan organization of over 200 members whose mission is to help stop unfair competition resulting from stolen intellectual […]

McKenna announcing Smarter Government WA on KVI 570

McKenna announced a new website, www.smartergovernmentwa.org , which will be a forum for political ideas and viewpoints to create more effective and responsive government across Washington. McKenna told KVI during the interview that he’s heard from too many government employees who have ideas for improving government and those ideas need a greater voice to benefit statewide taxpayers.

McKenna to reveal new venture

Former attorney general Rob McKenna tweeted Wednesday night that he plans to unveil a new undertaking next week. His tweet sends you to smartergovernmentwa.org where you’ll be invited to “BE THE FIRST TO KNOW ABOUT ROB’S NEW PROJECT” by registering to receive an email. There is also a clock counting down the time to the announcement by […]

Catching up with Rob McKenna

After serving in public office for 17 years, Rob McKenna is working as an attorney in the private sector. McKenna joined KING 5 in studio to talk about what he’s been up to and if he has plans to run for office again.

McKenna portrait hung alongside other former AGs

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A portrait of former Attorney General Rob McKenna is now hanging alongside those who preceded him as Washington state’s top lawyer. McKenna was joined Wednesday by current Attorney General Bob Ferguson and three other former state attorneys general: former Gov. Chris Gregoire, former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton and Ken Eikenberry. Read […]

How Republicans need to change in Washington state

Defeats like those suffered by many of my Republican colleagues and me last November are cause for sober reflection, as opposed to finger pointing. Rather than focus on blaming others for our defeats, party leaders and activists should instead consider how changing demographics, rapid technological change and relatively swift shifts in public attitudes have contributed […]

GOP Chairman visits Seattle as Republicans look for fresh ideas

The Republican Party has been on a mission since another lopsided loss in the polls in November. The party is trying to figure out how to reinvent itself and give itself a fighting chance in upcoming elections. The head of the Republican National Committee was in Seattle to get some ideas on Thursday. RNC chair […]

McKenna joins law firm, has no plans to run again soon for office

OLYMPIA — After 17 years in public office, Rob McKenna has returned to the private sector. The former Republican attorney general and gubernatorial hopeful announced Tuesday he has joined the global law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe as a partner focused on data-privacy issues. He will work in Seattle and represent Microsoft, among other clients. […]