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Inslee statement on Boeing decision to suspend operations in Pacific Northwest

“I spoke with Boeing Commercial CEO Stan Deal early this morning. I applaud Boeing’s decision to implement an orderly shutdown and continue to pay its workers during this difficult time. Now is a time for bold actions like these, and we will continue to look at what can be done statewide."

UPDATED: Inslee statement on proposed legislation to address Boeing, European Union issues

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on proposed legislation to address an ongoing dispute between the European Union and Boeing. 

Inslee statement on WTO Boeing tax case ruling

“The state is reviewing the ruling and we will consult with USTR on next steps.

Inslee announces appointment of Lisa Brown as director of Washington State Department of Commerce

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Lisa Brown as director of the Washington State Department of Commerce today. Brown takes over from Brian Bonlender who served in that role for the past six years.

Report: Washington is best state for building Boeing’s new mid-market aircraft

Inslee, industry, labor, and local leaders launch statewide Choose Washington Council for the New Market Airplane

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched a statewide council to grow and preserve aerospace jobs and strengthen the aerospace supply chain by securing the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing’s middle-of-the-market New Market Airplane in Washington state.

Inslee finds common bond between Umbria and Washington through aerospace

It was just over a hundred years ago when William Boeing first opened the doors of his company in 1916 in Seattle.

Inslee signs memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Umbria Region

Gov. Jay Inslee, while visiting Italy this week, met with President Catiuscia Marini of the Umbria Region, Deputy Mayor Michele Fioroni of Perugia –one of Seattle’s sister-cities - and Italian aerospace business leaders.

Inslee to travel overseas for trip focusing on apprenticeships, aerospace and climate

Inslee will depart Nov. 6 for the first leg of his trip – a four-day study mission to Switzerland to learn more about the country’s highly-successful apprenticeship system.

Inslee statement on Fairchild Air Force Base as a finalist to expand and host KC-46A refueling tankers

Inslee announces John Thornquist to lead Office of Aerospace

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that John Thornquist will head the Office of Aerospace, leading the state’s efforts to develop and grow Washington’s powerhouse $70 billion-plus aerospace industry sector.

Gov. Inslee’s statement on the passing of William E. Boeing Jr.

“Trudi and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Bill Boeing Jr. Our deepest sympathy goes to his wife, June, and everyone in the Boeing family. Bill was a tremendous champion for aerospace, having made history in Washington that has changed the course of world transportation.

Inslee announces upcoming trade delegation to England, Finland

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he will lead a state delegation to the Farnborough International Air Show in July.

Gov. Inslee unveils new aerospace video in advance of Farnborough Air Show

“Sizzle reel” highlights size and strength of state’s aerospace industry

Inslee departs for Farnborough International Air Show

Releases updated statewide Aerospace Industry Strategy

Governor Inslee calls special session to approve package that ensures 777X project will be built in Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is calling legislators to a special session beginning Thursday, Nov. 7, to approve a legislative package that The Boeing Company says will ensure its new 777X and composite wing will be built in Washington state.

Legislature approves key elements of 777X incentive package

The Legislature today overwhelmingly approved key elements of Governor Jay Inslee’s proposed package to help secure an unprecedented commitment from The Boeing Company to assemble its new 777X jetliner — and the plane’s carbon fiber wing — in Washington state.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee on potential Boeing Research & Technology staffing shifts

“I am disappointed to hear Boeing’s plans to move research and technology jobs out of Washington state and establish research centers around the country. For nearly a century, Washington has been the place where new discoveries in aerospace have been made and I am certain that will continue.

Governor Jay Inslee issued this statement in response to tonight's news that Boeing and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers were unable to reach an agreement

“Despite today's setback, I remain convinced that an agreement between the Machinists and Boeing would be in the best interest of all parties - the workers, the company and Washington state.

Gov. Jay Inslee statement on latest Boeing offer to Machinists

“Union membership gives each worker a say in his or her future. I believe the Machinists should have the opportunity to exercise that right by voting on this contract proposal. I appreciate that the IAM and the company returned to the bargaining table.

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