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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.

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

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