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.

Governor Inslee to join trade mission delegation in Shanghai

Governor Jay Inslee leaves this morning for Shanghai to join a delegation of more than 100 business and education leaders traveling in China.

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.

Small business health care tax credit now available in Washington counties with no SHOP plans

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Gov. Jay Inslee statement on announcement of IAM vote Friday January 3, 2014

“Tonight, Washington state secured its future as the aerospace capital of the world. To make that happen, the International Association of Machinists District 751 took a hard vote that demands the respect of all Washingtonians who will benefit from having Boeing build the 777X here.

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding Rep. Jessyn Farrell's minimum wage bill

“The rising tide of productivity and prosperity isn’t raising all boats. Too many hard-working men and women in Washington are falling further behind, impacting not just the prospects for those workers and their families but the prosperity of our state as well.

Governor Inslee announces new effort to help long-term unemployed workers

Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the state Employment Security Department to deploy $4 million in federal funds in new efforts to put the long-term unemployed back to work.

2013 was a remarkable year for aerospace in Washington, but more work ahead to grow Washington aerospace industry

Significant progress was made in 2013 to protect and expand the aerospace industry in Washington state, according to a report issued today by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Gov. Jay Inslee announces new partnership that will provide aid to Hampton Lumber Mill in Darrington

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that a new partnership between the Washington State Department of Commerce and United Way of Snohomish County is allowing $300,000 in grant funding to help Hampton Mill in Darrington continue operations while SR 530 is repaired.

Gov. Jay Inslee approves $150,000 state economic recovery grant to aid tourism efforts in 530 slide area

Governor Jay Inslee today approved $150,000 in economic recovery aid to help promote Darrington and the Stillaguamish Valley as a destination for summer travelers. The funds will supplement local business, city, county and Washington Tourism Alliance spending.

Gov. Inslee announces grant award to return long-term unemployed to work

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded today by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department.

Inslee requests FCC delay vote on internet rules

Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on today's FCC vote on internet rules

“I was disappointed that the Federal Communications Commission chose to vote today, disregarding requests from businesses, activists and government officials to delay the vote so discussion could continue about the need for a free and open Internet.

Governor Inslee asks for disaster declaration following gas explosion in North Bend

Governor Inslee announces new cabinet appointments

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today announced his picks to head up the state's Health Care Authority, Department of Commerce and Military Department.

Inslee rolls out Working Washington Agenda

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today put forward a plan for revitalizing Washington's economy, creating jobs and ensuring we have workers with the knowledge and skills to fill those jobs.

Governor Inslee announces $18 million for projects to reduce energy costs, create jobs

Funds go to higher education institutions and local governments across Washington

Governor Jay Inslee today announced nearly $18 million in grants to create jobs and to lower energy costs for 12 higher education institutions and 37 local governments.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding need for U.S. Senate to approve Marketplace Fairness Act

"This week the U.S. Senate will consider the bipartisan Marketplace Fairness Act, which would provide a level playing field for Washington's small businesses to compete in the marketplace. The growth of e-commerce has been and will continue to be a boon for our state's high-tech economy.

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