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Inslee issues, amends proclamations relating to wildfires and recent extreme temperatures

Gov. Jay Inslee issued two emergency proclamations today relating to the climate crisis; one update to a previously issued proclamation regarding wildfires, and a new proclamation declaring a state of emergency in 18 counties due to heat damage from recent extreme temperatures.

Inslee announces statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and expanded social gathering limits

Inslee statement on statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and limits on size of gatherings expanded

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement tonight that further expands protections against COVID-19. 

Inslee statement on potential national emergency declaration

"I spoke to Vice President Pence yesterday and requested the federal government immediately declare COVID-19 a national emergency under the Stafford Act.

Inslee issues emergency proclamation that limits large events to minimize public health risk during COVID-19

Inslee statement on death in Washington state from COVID-19

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on the death of a Washington state individual from the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Inslee declares emergency for Lewis County in response to bridge damage

Database shows buildings that could pose safety risk during earthquakes

Panel discusses climate change impacts to national security

State of Emergency (Dec. 2018 winter storm)

State of Emergency (Winter Weather) - amended Feb. 11

UPDATE (2/20): Inslee expands state of emergency to extend propane delivery exemptions

UPDATE (2/20/19): Inslee expands state of emergency to extend propane delivery exemptions

Inslee and the state work to increase oil-by-rail safety

Inslee declares state of emergency for wildfire threats statewide

Kilauea volcano helps emergency managers better prepare for threats in Washington

Schools, vulnerable buildings focus of emergency preparedness talk

Inslee proclaims state of emergency in Eastern Washington due to flooding

Gov. Jay Inslee late yesterday proclaimed a state of emergency for Eastern Washington counties responding to flood conditions.

Productive 2018 Legislature passes big wins for Washington


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