• Governor Inslee takes a pen as he prepares to sign the Use of Deadly Force bill during the 2019 legislative session. He is surrounded by legislators, community members and advocates who support the legislation.

    Joined by dozens of legislators, law enforcement officials and community leaders, Gov. Inslee signs a bill that changes the law for use of deadly force by police and requires officers to take additional de-escalation trainings.

  • Gov. Jay Inslee and First Lady Trudi Inslee visit Fruit Valley Elementary School in Vancouver, Washington, April 4, 2018

    Gov. Inslee’s 2019–21 biennial budget makes significant investments in clean energy, behavioral health, orca recovery, education, statewide broadband and other crucial areas of need.

  • A Southern Resident orcas breaching in the waters of Puget Sound.

    Read about Gov. Inslee’s plan to save Southern Resident orcas.

  • Gov. Jay Inslee visits Navos Mental Health and Wellness Center in Burien, July 2016

    Gov. Inslee’s plan to transform Washington’s behavioral health care system will significantly increase community-based treatment.

  • Governor Inslee looks into a biomedical student's microscope at the Puget Sound Skills Center in Burien.

    Gov. Inslee's budget would link 100,000 students with employer internships, registered apprenticeships, career exploration programs and other learning opportunities by 2027 through his Career Connect Washington initiative.

  • Gov. Jay Inslee visits the Smart Building Center in Seattle, December 10, 2018

    The clean energy package proposed by Gov. Inslee and legislators would help do our part to combat climate change and speed up the transition to a cleaner, carbon-free economy.

  • Gov. Inslee speaks at SeaTac Airport about executive orders affecting immigrants and refugees

    Find resources from state agencies and organizations to help immigrants and refugees impacted by federal executive orders.

Bill Action

Governor Inslee's Bill Action

The Bill Action page contains:

  • The Bill Action Schedule.
  • A record of Bill Actions taken.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Bill Signings, including how to attend a Bill Signing.

Go to the Bill Action Page

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.

State will expand unemployment benefits to federal employees

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


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