Inslee statement on President Trump's emergency declaration

"The president’s declaration is an alarming and legally dubious attempt to sidestep the constitutional authority granted to Congress, the co-equal branch of government where debates over immigration reform and border security can be held openly in the light of day.

Inslee response to the State of the Union address

“President Trump appeared before the American people tonight asking everyone to ‘choose greatness.’

Inslee statement on end of Trump shutdown

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on the end of President Trump’s record-long shutdown of the federal government

State will expand unemployment benefits to federal employees

Federal Government Shutdown Resources

As the federal government shutdown continues and many federal employees are suffering from missed paychecks, Washington state is standing by to assist furloughed employees and those who remain on the job but are not being paid. The state is also working to assist those who may have their federal assistance benefits impacted by the shutdown. The shutdown profoundly impacts individuals, businesses and agencies across Washington.

Govs. Inslee, Cuomo and Whitmer demand answers, action for unpaid federal workers

Today, Governors Jay Inslee, Gretchen Whitmer (MI) and Andrew Cuomo (NY) released the following statement, calling for answers and action from the Trump administration on states’ ability to make unemployment benefits available to unpaid federal workers who have remained on the job during the part

Washington state’s unemployment safety net will help furloughed federal employees

As the federal government shutdown enters its 21st day and many federal employees brace for their first missed paycheck, Washington state is standing by to assist furloughed employees with unemployment benefits while they wait to return to their jobs.

Inslee on Trump shutdown: This record-long shutdown has to end

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement, one day before the federal government shutdown becomes the longest in U.S. history:

Inslee statement regarding Trump shutdown of federal government

“The president has doubled down on a temper tantrum of epic proportions. The level of disruption and destruction he has wrought with his fixation on building a useless wall is staggering.

Inslee, AG Ferguson, Mayor Durkan blast Trump administration proposal targeting immigrants

Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today submitted a comment letter criticizing proposed Trump Administration rules targeting immigrants.

Inslee statement regarding Trump proposal to export coal out of West Coast military bases

Inslee statement on the passing of Senator John McCain

Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement following the news that Senator John McCain passed away today.

Inslee and Ferguson denounce rollback of Clean Power Plan

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement today on the Trump administration plans to roll back the Clean Power Plan. 

Inslee talks climate action, economy during visit to East Coast

ACA-based program gives high-risk patients better care, saves money

Inslee and Ferguson statement on Trump administration decision to gut emission standards

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement today on the Trump administration's plans to gut clean car emission standards.

Govs. Inslee and Cuomo call on president to denounce Russian election meddling that poses a threat to state elections

Govs. Jay Inslee and Andrew Cuomo sent a letter early today to President Donald Trump asking him to denounce Russia’s interference with U.S.

Inslee statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

“The stakes for this court nomination couldn't be higher.

Statement regarding U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn landmark labor rights case

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME case, which overturns the 1977 Abood decision: 

Inslee statement regarding the Supreme Court’s action on the Muslim ban

“It is abhorrent that, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the president’s Muslim ban, apparently turning a blind eye to the president’s own words and our country’s constitutional protections against discrimination.

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