• 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

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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

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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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 1:02pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today formally announced a detailed plan for transforming Washington’s behavioral health system based on treatment in community-based...
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:55am
Gov. Jay Inslee was joined today by Democratic legislators and climate action supporters to unveil a plan that would launch a dramatic reduction of...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:38am
Gov. Jay Inslee signed an agreement with Chilean Ambassador Alfonso Silva Navarro in Seattle yesterday to strengthen ties between Washington and Chile and...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 4:59pm
Sometimes innovation takes big leaps, ushering in a new era in the form of groundbreaking new policies and technological invention. More typically,...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 1:19pm
The governor was in Central and Northwest Washington this week to tour patient-centered facilities.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 4:28pm
Our tabulation systems — the machines that count the ballots in each county — are not connected to the internet.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:32am
Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that eight state agencies will purchase over one hundred million kWh of electricity by 2021 from wind and solar projects...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 2:37pm
Gov. Jay Inslee and B.C. Premier John Horgan met today for a bilateral meeting and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to act jointly to grow the...
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 4:48pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today kicked-off a meeting of his Complete Count Committee, a group of 30 leaders he has appointed to support and advise state officials on...
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:12am
Trump Administration proposal would do nothing to curb carbon pollution and would actually worsen impacts of climate change.