"The state Senate on Friday rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2013."
"Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, specifically cited problems with billing with the state's tolling passes as an example of a lack of accountability at the agency.
'This is a very, very serious decision,' he said. 'But I have no confidence that the agency is in a position to fix the problems they have without a change at the top.'"