• 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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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:25am
Pacific Salmon Treaty agreement finalized; agreement will support improved salmon recovery to benefit orcas
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 5:29pm
Gov. Jay Inslee joined national and international leaders this week at The Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, where he helped launch new...
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:07pm
VANCOUVER, Wash. — When Angela Vargas went to prison 15 years ago for theft and murder conspiracy charges, she never thought her time behind bars would lead...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 9:43am
Matt Pomerinke was thrilled when he started his first job as a young man. He considered himself fortunate to land a good position at a local sawmill in...
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 9:43am
Washington state, along with the rest of the nation, is experiencing increased extreme challenges with opioids in every community. In response, state...
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:43am
Washington is the best state for workers, according to a ranking released today by Oxfam America. The organization based its findings on wages, worker...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 8:25am
New science shows that someone with an undetectable HIV viral load cannot transmit the virus to their partner. This discovery has lead the Washington State...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 1:39pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today detailed his concerns about a Trump administration executive order designed to make it more difficult for people to access many of the...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:01am
Standing in a room filled with family, friends and colleagues, 64 people raised their right hands last week and swore an allegiance to the United States,...
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 4:26pm
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