• 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.

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State of Emergency (Eastern Washington)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Extend Burn Ban)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban)

Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension)

State of Emergency (Okanogan County mudslides)


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Friday, March 15, 2019 - 2:52pm
Gov. Jay Inslee: “Thank you, Melissa, for sharing your Yakima experience. I share your love of the area and pride in the work our state agencies have done...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 8:51am
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:43pm
Grace DeMeo easily recalls her first connection with the natural world. As a child, she grabbed a bluegill out of a pond and walked back to her house — fish...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 6:22pm
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:41pm
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:43pm
Dozens of young leaders in STEM — some as young as 5 years old — presented their climate change projects to more than 200 people during the STEM Education...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 2:47pm
Look down when you walk through a certain street in Edmonds. Not typical advice, we know. But if you haven’t experienced the downtown arts district of...
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:27pm
Gov. Jay Inslee attended the National Governors Association’s Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. over the weekend. He joined a bipartisan group of governors...
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:59am
Health officials offered a variety of interventions to lower infant mortality at last week’s Results Washington panel, which focused on the disparities...
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:33am
Gov. Jay Inslee and Premier John Horgan met this week to discuss regional issues and promote opportunities for collaboration between British Columbia and...