Inslee and West Coast governors, mayors issue statement on Trump Clean Power Plan executive order

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other West Coast governors and mayors in response to President Trump’s Executive Order, which includes directives to withdraw and rewrite the Clean Power Plan, as well as weaken other standards that protect our air quality and reduce carbon emissions.

Inslee says Trump budget “incredibly harmful” to state and local governments

President Trump today released a federal budget proposal that would make significant cuts in state and local government programs, including education, environmental protection, health care and many other critical services that Washingtonians rely on.

Inslee proclaims state of emergency for 28 counties affected by winter storms

Gov. Jay Inslee late yesterday proclaimed a state of emergency for 28 counties recovering from the impacts of recent severe winter weather.

Joint statement by Inslee and Pacific Coast governors and mayors in response to EPA’s reconsideration of federal vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards

“As the governors of Washington and Oregon, the mayors of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Oakland, and representing a West Coast region of over 50 million people with a combined GDP of $2.8 trillion, we speak today in unified opposition to the federal withdrawal from the vehicle fuel effici

Inslee statement on Congressional Budget Office score of Republican ACA-repeal bill

“Today's analysis from the nonpartisan CBO confirms our worst fears about the Republican effort in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It would actually leave our nation worse off than before the ACA was implemented.

Inslee statement on Congressional proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act

“The proposed legislation in Congress to repeal Obamacare is not the direction we should be going to meet our country’s health care needs. It will not improve the health or well-being of millions of people who have gained coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

Statement from Inslee on Trump Administration removing protections for transgender students

Inslee statement on state Supreme Court ruling in the Arlene's Flowers case

"Today, the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of equality for all Washingtonians. By ruling that intolerance based on sexual orientation is unlawful, the Court affirmed that Washington state will remain a place where no one can be discriminated against because of who they love.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding court order halting Trump immigration orders

Press release from AG Bob Ferguson’s office:

AG Ferguson obtains court order halting Trump immigration action

Judge grants nationwide Temporary Restraining Order against President’s Executive Order

Inslee statement on President Trump executive orders restricting refugee assistance and immigration

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders:

White House, Washington state and federal leaders announce major new initiatives for Puget Sound recovery

SEATTLE – Today officials from the Obama administration and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Reps.

Washington secures federal support to transform health system, improve behavioral health care and control costs

OLYMPIA –Gov.

Inslee awarded national service leadership honor

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee has been awarded the 2016 State Service Leadership Award, one of several presented by America’s Service Commissions Innovation and Leadership awards.

Inslee statement on DEA's marijuana decision

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s decision today not to reschedule marijuana in its listing of illegal substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act.

Inslee endorses national rape kit reform effort

OLYMPIA – A national organization advocating for reforms in rape kit processing launched a campaign this week encouraging governors to publicly endorse and support efforts to eliminate backlogs and make rape kit testing a greater priority for law enforcement. Washington Gov.

Inslee statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision on Plan B case

Inslee statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold women's reproductive rights

Inslee meets with federal railroad authorities, calls for halt to Bakken crude oil trains until new safety measures enacted

Op-ed by Gov. Inslee: Congress must act now on oil trains

Governor Inslee's op-ed in The Columbian published June 16, 2016

Inslee statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime. 

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