2023 State of the State Address: Bold actions for building a stronger Washington

Vaccine Mandate Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a FAQ related to vaccine requirements for state employees, pursuant to Directive 22-13.1. This directive went into effect on Nov. 1, 2022.


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Upcoming Events

Upcoming media availabilities


Past media availabilities 

Archived video footage of past media availabilities can be found the TVW website.

05/18/22 - Media availability

03/31/22 - Bill signing

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West Coast Leaders Double Down on Bold Actions to Fight Climate Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO – In the latest of several climate agreements among Pacific Coast governments, California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia signed a new partnership Thursday recommitting the region to climate action.

Statement from Inslee regarding agreement on climate package in U.S. Senate


Inslee appoints Milt Doumit to Utilities and Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee announced today the appointment of Milt Doumit to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission through January 2023. He will succeed Jay Balasbas who departed the commission earlier this year.


2020 State of the State Address: The Best of Who We Are

Community leaders kick off year-long census 2020 efforts

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)


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Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 3:32pm
As a daylily-orange sky bloomed over Grant County International Airport one morning last September, a strange new fledgling taxied into position and...
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 12:20pm
His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland, visited the Washington State Capitol on Monday, March 6, 2023. His address to the...
Monday, March 6, 2023 - 3:07pm
Washington is the best state to live in, as crowned by independent reports and quantified by unprecedented growth in recent years. More than 1 million new...
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 5:19pm
In 2016, a teenager, jealous and angry after a breakup, bought a military-style assault rifle. A week later, he walked into a house party in Mukilteo and...
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 7:51pm
Today, the Senate approved legislation requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would spur urgent reforms to the state’s competency restoration system.
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 10:33am
The stack of envelopes on the receptionist’s desk at the Ukrainian Community Center represents another day’s work for Oleg Pynda, the group’s executive...
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 6:06pm
Washington’s Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) officially launched today. For qualified families, this credit will provide for up to a $1,200 cash refund....
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 11:16am
In the past decade, Inslee has strived to make Washington’s courts look more like the communities they serve
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 12:01pm
As the new legislative session begins, Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his 2023 State of the State speech today at a joint session of the House and Senate. This...
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 8:53am
In a tight labor market, workers are tougher to find, tougher to keep, and they command a higher salary. State agencies are investing in recruitment and...