Proclamations

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.





Numbersort ascending Issued Title Status
17-02 01/19/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
17-01 01/13/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
16-07 10/26/2016 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
16-06 08/23/2016 State of Emergency (Wildfires) Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
16-03 03/10/2016 Special Session Inactive
16-02 03/03/2016 State of Emergency (Storm Damage) Inactive
16-01 01/05/2016 State of Emergency (Lewis County) Inactive
15-18 12/24/2015 State of Emergency (Amending 15-16) Inactive
15-17 12/24/2015 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
15-16 12/09/2015 State of Emergency (Windstorms & Flooding) Inactive
15-15 11/18/2015 State of Emergency (Windstorms & Flooding) Inactive
15-14 09/21/2015 State of Emergency (Wind Storms) Inactive
15-13 08/21/2015 Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers Inactive
15-12 06/27/2015 Special Session Inactive
15-11 06/26/2015 State of Emergency (Wildfire threat) Inactive
15-10 06/12/2015 State of Emergency (Whatcom County) Inactive
15-09 05/28/2015 Special Session Inactive
15-08 04/24/2015 Special Session Inactive

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