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Inslee, Legislature urge Trump not to repeal DACA following U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Inslee announces funding for rent assistance, tribal recovery efforts, small businesses and nonprofits

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the state has distributed nearly $365 million in federal funds to help with COVID-19 response and relief efforts across Washington.

ICYMI: Inslee joins bipartisan coalition of governors requesting federal investments in broadband

Inslee statement on U.S. Supreme Court DACA ruling

“More than 16,000 Dreamers call Washington home, and today’s decision puts an end to the uncertainty these young people have faced due to the actions of the Trump administration. These aspiring women and men are an integral part of our communities, contributing talent and promise to our state.

ICYMI: Inslee letter to Trump administration requests nation-wide COVID-19 aviation screening system

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Inslee, Kreidler statement on Trump administration action to eliminate LGBTQ health protections

Last week, the Trump administration 

Inslee letter to Pence calls for national PPE mobilization

Inslee statement on Trump's threat to deploy military to put down protests

Gov. Jay Inslee responded to President's Trump's threat to deploy the military in response to protesters tonight. 

Inslee announces infusion of federal testing supplies to support COVID-19 response

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to the news that the federal government will be invoking the Defense Production Act in order to increase available testing supplies for states.

Inslee announces distribution of funding to local governments from federal stimulus package

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced nearly $300 million will be awarded from the state’s federal stimulus funding to local governments that did not receive direct distributions under the CARES Act.

Inslee letter to Pence calls for strong national testing system

Inslee statement on Trump encouraging illegal and dangerous acts

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on President Trump's comments around "liberating" parts of the country.

Inslee statement on Century Link field hospital redeployment

Inslee statement on federal stimulus package

Gov. Jay Inslee today released a statement on the passage of a sweeping federal stimulus package to address the ongoing health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 emergency.

Inslee and other governors send letter urging Trump to expand unemployment benefits

Gov. Jay Inslee joined the governors of Alaska, Illinois and Ohio today in urging the Trump administration to expand access to unemployment benefits as the impact of COVID-19 continues to disrupt the economy. 

The letter reads, in part:

Inslee statement on federal major disaster declaration

The White House today approved a request by Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a major disaster in Washington state.

Inslee letter requests the U.S.S. Mercy be sent to Puget Sound region

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.

Public education efforts underway to comply with federal ID law

Inslee statement on Trump’s travel ban expansion

Gov. Jay Inslee today released a statement on President Trump’s decision to expand a discriminatory travel ban to impose immigration restrictions on six additional countries.

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