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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 statement: “Senate Republicans should not be looking for a constitutional crisis, they should be looking for an education solution”

“Today I convened a call with legislative leaders of both caucuses in the House and Senate to discuss next steps on the recent Supreme Court McCleary ruling.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on conference call with legislative leaders

“At my request, legislative leaders agreed during a conference call earlier today to meet with me Monday to begin the necessary and difficult work before us. There is much that needs to be done before a special session can be called.

Gov. Inslee statement on state Supreme Court's order on the McCleary case

“Today’s order from the Supreme Court acknowledges that significant progress has been made toward meeting the state’s obligation to adequately fund basic education. But everyone understood that even with those historic investments in education, our work would not be done.”

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on U.S. Senate passage of Sen. Murray’s bill to fix “No Child Left Behind”

“I applaud the bipartisan leadership of Senators Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander. Washington state is pleased that the U.S. Senate has today passed the Every Child Achieves Act with overwhelming bipartisan support.

Statement from Inslee about status of legislative session

“Last night I was pleased to sign a new operating budget for the state that is forward-looking and fair.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on the passage of the 2015-17 operating budget

Reinvesting in Washington - remarks on proposed 2015-17 budget

Inslee proposes sustainable, responsible, fair budget to "reinvest in Washington"

Gov. Jay Inslee declared today “it is time to reinvest in Washington” and proposed his 2015–17 budget that makes a bold commitment to education and protects important services hit hard by budget cuts during the recession.

Inslee proposes boldest new efforts in improving full continuum of education in 2 decades

Gov. Jay Inslee declared tonight that education must be the top priority for the 2015 Legislature, saying it’s past time for the state to meet its moral and constitutional obligations to Washington students.

Governor proposes hold-steady supplemental budget, big challenges loom next year

Governor Jay Inslee today proposed modest adjustments to the state’s 2013–15 operating budget, primarily to cover mandatory cost increases and meet key obligations.

Inslee set to release detailed legislative proposals on education, transportation, climate, budget

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

Gov. Inslee announces new STEM grant funding to boost state alliance with business and educators

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Governor's new YouthWorks initiative creates internships and work experience for thousands of students

Inslee joins students, businesses and partners to announce $1.9 million in funding

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding today's Supreme Court order on the McCleary education funding case

“I agree with the court’s view that we made progress in the current budget toward meeting our basic education obligations. I also share the court’s concern about the pace we are moving and about all of the work that remains undone.

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

Gov. Jay Inslee proposes plan to speed up K-12 funding

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million to keep the state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on new prospects for passing DREAM Act

“It is heartening that we now have a clear path to help more Washington students pursue their college dreams.

Gov. Inslee priorities advance at session half-time

As the 2014 legislative session reaches the half-way point, key priorities of Gov. Jay Inslee’s have passed through the House or Senate.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding today's meeting with US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee who met today with US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to discuss options for preserving Washington's No Child Left Behind waiver.

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