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.





Number Issued Titlesort descending Status
17-12 09/02/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-13 12/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
18-01 04/27/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
17-04 03/17/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
18-05 07/31/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
18-04 07/27/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
18-06 08/01/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
19-01 01/25/2019 State of Emergency Inactive
18-03 05/11/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
15-18 12/24/2015 State of Emergency (Amending 15-16) Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
19-06 02/15/2019 State of Emergency (Dec. 2018 winter storm) Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
14-10 08/15/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
14-09 08/08/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
14-06 07/25/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Extend Burn Ban) Inactive
14-07 08/01/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban) Inactive
14-04 07/15/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington) Inactive
14-05 07/20/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban) Inactive
15-06 04/21/2015 State of Emergency (European gypsy moth) Inactive

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