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Inslee signs bill strengthening protections for minors against sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products

SEATAC – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed SB 6328 that strengthens protections for minors against the sale and use of e-cigarettes and vapor products.

Inslee signs first bill of the session, ensures continued bipartisan collaboration on education funding

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed his first bill of the 2016 session, a bill ensuring continued bipartisan collaboration on full funding for basic education.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Senate passage of education funding legislation

“It is great news to see that both the House and Senate have passed legislation with bipartisan support to ensure we continue the necessary next steps towards fully funding our schools. These bills are based on the recommendations from the bipartisan workgroup I convened last year.

Statement from Inslee regarding House passage of education funding bill

“Today’s strong bipartisan vote in the state House of Representatives demonstrates the commitment of legislators to work together towards meeting the state’s obligation to fully fund our schools.

Legislators introduce bipartisan plan for taking next steps on K-12 funding reforms

Members of the bipartisan work group convened by Gov.

Inslee proposes “modest, responsible” updates to state budget; calls for action to begin addressing statewide teacher shortage

Gov. Jay Inslee today proposed his 2016 supplemental budget that makes modest adjustments to the current 2015–17 budget. The adjustments primarily pay for caseload increases, emergency responses to wildfires and urgent mental health needs.

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