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. 

Inslee statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today released a statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students.

Case closed: Hanford cleanup ruling ups accountability for feds

OLYMPIA — Late Friday, a U.S.

Gov. Inslee touts Washington state’s leadership as governors meet in nation’s capital

OLYMPIA, WA – Gov.

Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling staying the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

“Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Clean Power Plan is very troubling, surprising, and disappointing. And it inexplicably breaks with past rulings in which the high court has called for federal rules to limit the carbon pollution that is driving climate change.

Obama Administration approves public assistance for 10 counties for December wind and rain storms

Governor Inslee: Washington is proud to partner with Obama Administration on earthquake safety

OLYMPIA – In an event being held today at the White House, the State of Washington will join the Obama Administration, other states, and academic and private sector stakeholders to promote earthquake safety and resilience.

Obama Administration approves public assistance for 16 counties for November wind and rain storms

Gov. Jay Inslee today thanked President Obama for quickly approving his request for a major disaster declaration in connection with a November wind and rain storm. 

Statement from Inslee on President Obama’s State of the Union

“Tonight President Obama outlined a justifiably confident and optimistic vision for our nation. We should be proud of the accomplishments we have achieved over the last seven years.

Gov. Inslee requests federal disaster assistance for fall rain, windstorm

OLYMPIA— Gov.

Nation's Governors Endorse Every Student Succeeds Act

In advance of the House and Senate votes on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its full endorsement of the bill.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding White House briefing on security protocols related to refugee resettlement

“Today I participated in a briefing with federal officials regarding the policies and protocols in place to screen all refugees – including Syrian refugees – seeking to resettle in the United States.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding the Paris terrorist attacks and anti-Muslim rhetoric

“Last week the world witnessed the latest in a series of atrocities committed by the terrorist organization ISIS. It was an attack not just on Paris or the French people but on all humanity.

Inslee announces public assistance approved in some wildfire areas, awaiting decision on individual assistance

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