Gov. Jay Inslee statement on Ex-Im Bank reauthorization

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement regarding Congressional approval of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank:

West Coast Clean Economy Grew Twice as Fast as Overall Economy

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on the release of the Pacific Coast Collaborative's jobs update report:

Forest Products & Rural Economic Development

Gov. Inslee is committed to creating good-paying jobs in every corner of Washington. Our small and rural communities contribute to the fabric of our innovative, hard-working state. Despite the unique challenges these communities face, they have a proven ability to innovate, modernize and diversify. 

The governor works to build and develop rural communities through economic development, strengthened infrastructure, accessible health and human services and energy-savings programs.  

President Xi visit helped showcase Washington state as “world-class center of innovation”

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation departed from Paine Field today following two full days of meetings and announcements with many of Washington’s top business and government leaders.

Inslee and bipartisan group of U.S. governors sign accord with Chinese governors to promote clean energy technology and economic development

Gov. Jay Inslee today, along with four other U.S. governors, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and six Chinese governors and leaders to discuss opportunities for collaboration on clean energy technology and economic development.

Governor Jay Inslee statement on REC Silicon Moses Lake announcement re impacts from solar trade disagreement

“I am deeply troubled by the situation faced by REC Silicon’s polysilicon manufacturing facility in Moses Lake, due to an ongoing trade dispute affecting U.S. and Chinese solar industries.

Federal apprenticeship grants will help Washington high-tech workers

OLYMPIA — A new $5 million federal grant awarded to Washington today will expand technology job opportunities for women, minorities, veterans and others in the state. The U.S.

Inslee and trade delegation return from trade mission to Asia

Gov. Jay Inslee today returned from a nine-day trade mission to Korea and Japan where he and more than 100 delegates met with top-level business and government leaders to promote trade and collaboration on everything from aerospace and wine to emergency preparedness and climate change.

Inslee to lead trade mission to Korea, Japan

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will kick-off a 9-day trade mission to Korea and Japan on August 28, accompanied by Derek Sandison, Director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture, and Brian Bonlender, Commerce Director.

Inslee creates subcabinet to boost business diversity

Gov. Jay Inslee today convened a new subcabinet focused on increasing access for small and minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses to contracting opportunities with Washington state government.

Office of International Relations

The Office of International Relations represents Gov. Inslee, the lieutenant governor and state departments to all foreign countries, international trade organizations, international educational groups and cultural organizations. The office coordinates the governor’s and lieutenant governor's official international activities and the director serves as the chief protocol officer for Washington state. The office also manages sister state relationships.

Inslee and bipartisan group of governors renew call for Congress to reauthorize Export-Import Bank

Govs. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Robert Bentley (R-AL) and a bipartisan majority of the nation’s governors sent a letter today to congressional leaders to urge the long-term reauthorization of the U.S.

Gov. Inslee welcomes Juno Therapeutics’ headquarters in Seattle

SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today joined Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray at an event celebrating the company’s announcement that they have selected Seattle for their new headquarters.

Gov. Jay Inslee highlights proposals to improve tax fairness for working families in Washington

Gov. Inslee meets with Paula Zambrano, a worker at a fruit company in Yakima.

YAKIMA, Wash. – A group of workers met with Gov. Jay Inslee here today to tell him about the challenges of living on minimum wage and their feeling that Washington’s economic recovery is leaving them behind.

Inslee statement on tentative port settlement

 Gov. Jay Inslee released this statement about the agreement in principle reached Friday evening between the ILWU and the PMA.

West Coast governors push for settlement in port dispute

West Coast governors said today they welcome the involvement of U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez in the labor impasse that has disrupted West Coast shipping for months, and join him in continuing to push for an end to the dispute.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on news of weekend shutdown at West Coast ports

“I am deeply disappointed that Washington’s ports will shut down this weekend.

Governor requests SBA help for Grays Harbor homeowners, renters, small businesses hurt by early January storm

Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the Small Business Administration to make its disaster loan programs available to homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations hurt by flooding and mudslides caused by the January 3-6 winter storm.

Cantwell, Murray & Inslee: Keep Export-Import Bank Open, Protect 85,000 WA Jobs

Key U.S. export tool will expire in 100 days unless Congress acts; WA state would be hardest hit

Inslee’s statement on Juno IPO, significant advance for Seattle biotech company

"Congratulations to all of those involved in making Juno a success during this exciting time. Juno's technology, an important part of which was developed right here in Washington state, is helping to make our state ground zero in leading the world in this new immunotherapy cancer treatment.&

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