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Inslee delivers historic third inaugural address

January 13, 2021

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Gov. Jay Inslee today delivered the 2021 inaugural address as he begins his historic third term as governor of the state of Washington. 

Prior to the address, the governor and Washington’s eight other newly-elected and re-elected officials were sworn in to office by Chief Justice Steven González. 

The governor delivered the address via video, a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and new security concerns.

In the speech, the governor said that now is a time for “relief, recovery and resilience.” 

Watch the address and read the full transcript on the governor's Medium page.

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