Proclamations are formal public declarations from the governor. Often proclamations declare states of emergency or call the legislature into a special session. Proclamations on this page are unique from the ceremonial proclamations issued by the governor’s office.

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Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.

Number Issuedsort descending Title Status
16-01 01/05/2016 State of Emergency (Lewis County) Inactive
16-02 03/03/2016 State of Emergency (Storm Damage) Inactive
16-03 03/10/2016 Special Session Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
16-06 08/23/2016 State of Emergency (Wildfires) Inactive
16-07 10/26/2016 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
17-01 01/13/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
17-02 01/19/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
17-03 03/14/2017 State of Emergency (February Storms) Inactive
17-04 03/17/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-05 03/31/2017 State of Emergency (Extending 17-04) Inactive
17-07 04/24/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-06 04/24/2017 Special Session Inactive
17-08 05/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-09 05/23/2017 Special Session Inactive
17-10 06/21/2017 Special Session Inactive
17-11 07/28/2017 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
17-12 09/02/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-13 12/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive