• 2018 State of the State

    Following the Legislature’s successes tackling transportation and education, Inslee says it’s now time to turn attention to acting on carbon pollution.

  • 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.

  • 2018 Supplemental Budget Press Conference

    Inslee releases supplemental budget proposal including full funding of basic education by 2018 school year.

  • 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.

  • Paid Family Leave Bill Signing

    Washington will soon become the fifth state in the U.S. to offer a paid family and medical leave program for workers. It’s arguably the most forward-thinking paid family leave program in the nation.

Immigration and Refugee Resource Page

President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders that have the potential to impact Washingtonians who are working, living, studying or visiting here with a visa, green card or as a refugee. He has also indicated his intention to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order implemented by President Barack Obama. Gov. Jay Inslee has spoken out against these orders, pledging that Washington will remain a state that welcomes people of all faiths, nationalities and orientations. 

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.

Govs. Inslee and Raimondo op-ed in Newsweek

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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

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Case closed: Hanford cleanup ruling ups accountability for feds

OLYMPIA — Late Friday, a U.S.

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Governor's Race and Equity Summit

Governor Jay Inslee is proud to partner with Cascadia College, AT&T, Microsoft, Tiny Tots Child Development Center, and Association of Washington Cities to present, “Together Washington, Governor’s Race and Equity Summit.”

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.

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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

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Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
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