Inslee and Ferguson denounce Trump assault on the Clean Water Act

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement in response to President Trump's press conference today where he announced an executive order curtailing states' legal authority under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act. 

WA receives federal grant funds to address opioid addiction, homelessness and paths to re-employment in five counties

As Washington continues to battle an epidemic of opioid addiction, federal officials awarded the state roughly $887,000 in new federal funds to focus on homeless Washingtonians affected by opioid use disorder.

Community leaders kick off year-long census 2020 efforts

Inslee opposes Trump’s latest assault on food assistance

Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to U.S.

Inslee statement on Trump’s effort to invalidate the Affordable Care Act

"President Trump’s decision to support full repeal of healthcare for millions of Americans is legally indefensible and morally inexcusable.

Inslee and Ferguson statement on possible diversion of state military projects to pay for border wall

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson statement on the possible diversion of state military projects to pay for the president's proposed border wall. 

Washington Service Corps volunteers answer calls to serve across the state

Inslee statement on Trump's Title X decision

“The president’s decision endangers tens of thousands of Washingtonians and millions of Americans. This is a radical change to Title X, a program with four decades of success that provides affordable birth control and reproductive healthcare to patients who need it.

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

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. 

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