• Productive 2018 Legislature passes big wins for Washington: Accomplishments include first-in-the-nation net neutrality law, bump stock ban, Voting Rights Act

    Productive 2018 Legislature passes big wins for Washington: Accomplishments include first-in-the-nation net neutrality law, bump stock ban, Voting Rights Act

  • First State to Pass Net Neutrality Law

    Washington becomes first state to pass net neutrality protections into law. At the state level, bill essentially reinstates rules the Federal Communications Commission rolled back earlier this year

  • Washington recently ranked as the No.1 to do business, according to an annual CNBC study. The state leads in economic growth, technological innovation, workforce and quality of life.

    Washington recently ranked as the No.1 to do business, according to an annual CNBC study. The state leads in economic growth, technological innovation, workforce and quality of life.

  • Immigration and Refugee Resource Page

    Washington is home to thousands of immigrants and refugees. If you or someone you know needs assistance understanding the potential impacts of these orders or are experiencing problems related to restricted travel or securing the appropriate visa or refugee documentation, the following state agencies and organizations might be able to help.

Healthiest Next Generation Initiative

Every child deserves to grow up healthy. Recognizing that Washington's future depends on the health of our children, Governor Jay Inslee launched an initiative to join with families across the state in making our next generation the healthiest ever.

Govs. Inslee and Raimondo op-ed in Newsweek

Gov. Jay Inslee and Gov.


Inslee statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime. 

Inslee issues executive order to state agencies to evaluate risk management, commit to loss prevention



Case closed: Hanford cleanup ruling ups accountability for feds

OLYMPIA — Late Friday, a U.S.


2016 State of the State: A State of Confidence

Gov. Inslee will deliver his State of the State Address during a Joint Legislative Session of the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives in the Legislative Building in Olympia, at noon on January 12.

Download a printable PDF of the speech.

Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags

Policy Brief: Oil Transportation Safety Legislation

Fact Sheet: Giving Working Families a Break

State of Emergency (Rain Storms)

State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Extended)

State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Extended)

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding end of federal government shutdown

“It is good news for Washingtonians that the federal government shutdown is finally over. Beginning today federal offices will reopen and federal employees and federally-funded state employees will return to work.


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.

State of Emergency for Pierce County

State of Emergency - Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Special Session

Yakama Nation Retrocession

Snohomish County Landslide

State of Emergency - Grays Harbor, King, Lewis, Lincoln, and Pierce counties


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:19pm
When electric vehicles first hit the market, they were innovative but ultimately out of reach for many Washingtonians because of their high price tag and...
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 12:50pm
Gov. Jay Inslee was joined today by youth, family advocates and state leaders to celebrate the launch of the state’s new Department of Children, Youth, and...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 4:08pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today handed over the keys to the future Sedro-Woolley Innovation for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Center to the Port of Skagit. The 225-acre property...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:27pm
If you or a loved one needed knee replacement surgery, would you want to know which surgeon in your community has the highest rating for quality of care?...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 3:27pm
When emergency management workers from Washington travel to Hawaii to help respond to the Kilauea volcanic eruption, they also learn valuable lessons for...
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 1:38pm
Cody Bye is one of thousands of people who works for his employer remotely. He grew up in Pomeroy, a city of about 1,400 people, but left town for college...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 3:39pm
Mandatory individual arbitration. It’s a tactic used by some employers who want to quickly and secretly settle employee complaints and prevent employees...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:50am
Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of State Kim Wyman are partnering to increase the number of young people who vote through a voter registration challenge aimed...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 4:47pm
Gov. Jay Inslee got a first-hand look at Washington’s robust maritime industry and workforce training efforts during a trip to the Olympic Peninsula on...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:18am
Washington took significant steps this year to reform the criminal justice system for children and teens convicted of crimes. Those changes take effect...