By The Herald Editorial Board

State Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett, reacted to her appointment to chair of the Senate’s Ways and Means Committee, with the humility expected from a veteran lawmaker who has worked effectively behind the scenes on policy and budget goals, in the Senate and in the House.

“It’s an honor that the caucus trusts me enough to do this job,” Robinson told the Washington State Standard’s Jerry Cornfield last week when the appointment was announced.