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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.

Inslee and Ferguson joint statement on Trump administration's pro-pollution rule

Inslee statement in response to Washingtonians detained at Canadian border

"The reports out of the border crossing at Blaine are deeply alarming. Washingtonians who happen to be Iranian-American were detained at the Canadian-U.S. border for extended periods of time for no other reason than their ethnicity or country of origin.

State leaders warn congressional delegation of pending health care lawsuit

The Affordable Care Act - How Washington has benefited

With the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals set to rule any day on the lawsuit, Texas vs. Azar, the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in grave peril again.

Inslee welcomes refugee resettlement in Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee notified the U.S.

Inslee, Ferguson statement on appeals court decision on net neutrality

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued a joint statement today on the ruling in the U.S.

Govs. Inslee, Whitmer lead coalition of 17 governors opposing federal proposal to kick families off food assistance

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Trump administration forces Washington state out of Title X program

Op-ed: State-led climate goals — like Washington’s — will lead the way

Inslee statement on Trump administration’s “public charge” rule that targets and punishes immigrant families

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a strong rebuke against the Trump administration’s final adoption of a “public charge” rule that could disqualify immigrants who use or seek certain public benefits from obtaining or renewing a green card or visa.

Inslee and Ferguson blast EPA assault on states’ clean water authority

Inslee and Health Secretary Wiesman commit to protecting access to reproductive care following Title X decision

Following yesterday’s decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that allows President Trump’s Title X gag rule to go into effect whil

Inslee letter to Trump Administration regarding poverty changes

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Inslee and Ferguson statements on Title X ruling

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released statements today on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that allows the Trump administration to go forward with implementing changes to the Title X family planning program.

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