Inslee signs executive order related to reducing recidivism and increasing public safety

Gov. Jay Inslee today, in recognition of National Reentry Week, signed an executive order to better support the successful transition of people leaving prison and returning to their communities.

New state employee survey shows significant improvements

A new survey of more than 42,000 state employees showed record-high scores on some key questions and the highest response rate in nearly a decade.

Inslee appoints new chief of staff, communications director

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is appointing David Postman as his chief of staff effective Dec. 14. Postman has served as Inslee’s executive director of communications since the start of the governor’s term in 2013. 

Inslee announces new digital privacy protection guide and website

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced new educational tools to help Washingtonians be better informed about cyber privacy, protecting personal information in the digital landscape and state government policies and practices related to data collection.

Inslee appoints Dan Pacholke as Secretary of the Washington Department of Corrections

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he’s appointed Dan Pacholke to serve as the new Secretary of Corrections for the State of Washington, effective October 17, 2015.

Inslee receives news publishers’ award for commitment to open government

Gov. Jay Inslee today received an award from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for his work to keep state government open, transparent and accountable.

Inslee announces appointment of Vikki Smith as director of state Department of Revenue

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is appointing Vikki Smith as director of the Washington State Department of Revenue.

Inslee honors 20 state government managers for outstanding performance

Olympia – Gov. Jay Inslee today honored 20 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. The 2014 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management recipients were honored at an awards luncheon at the Executive Residence.

Inslee announces appointment of Derek Sandison as director of state Department of Agriculture

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is appointing Derek Sandison as director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Inslee announces hire of Alex Alben as state’s first Chief Privacy Officer

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the creation of a new Chief Privacy Officer position within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Technology business veteran Alex Alben was hired to fill the role.

Inslee appoints Carol Gregory to serve as State Representative in the 30th Legislative District

Gregory will fill the vacancy left by Rep. Roger Freeman who passed away in October

New report details millions of dollars in state efficiency savings

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s implementation of lean management across state government is helping simplify paperwork, shorten wait times for driver’s licenses and save millions of dollars.

Governor Inslee statement on SR 530 Commission report

Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement today after his office received the final report of the SR 530 Landslide Commission.

Governor proposes hold-steady supplemental budget, big challenges loom next year

Governor Jay Inslee today proposed modest adjustments to the state’s 2013–15 operating budget, primarily to cover mandatory cost increases and meet key obligations.

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Lean Management initiative is making state government more efficient

Gov. Jay Inslee’s initiative to improve state government services is showing results.

Gov. Inslee launches online forum to gather input on new Results Washington initiative

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched an interactive web-based tool for Washingtonians to share feedback and ideas about the state’s new Results Washington initiative.

Governor Inslee releases Working Washington budget priorities

Proposal would boost education funding, set new accountability measures 

Governor-Elect Jay Inslee announces new CIO

OLYMPIA - Governor-Elect Jay Inslee today named a successful high-tech entrepreneur as the state’s new Chief Information Officer.

Governor-Elect Jay Inslee announces new slate of appointments

OLYMPIA - At today’s Legislative Preview hosted by the Associated Press, Governor-Elect Jay Inslee introduced the newest five members of his Administration, including the new heads of the Department of Social and Health Services and the Department of Labor & Industries.

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