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

Inslee’s statement on President Obama’s approval of federal windstorm assistance

Gov. Jay Inslee this morning issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s approval of a Major Disaster Declaration that provides federal financial assistance to three counties impacted by an August windstorm:

DOC Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Help Incarcerated Parents Maintain Bonds With Children

OLYMPIA -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, has awarded the Washington Department of Corrections a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant aimed at helping inmates with children transition back into society and be successful parents.

Inslee announces new path on water quality rule, continues work on broader toxics reduction efforts

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he’s directing the state Department of Ecology to draft a new clean water rule that will preserve the state’s decision-making control over how to meet federal requirements.

Inslee requests federal disaster assistance for summer wildfires, windstorm

OLYMPIA— Gov.

Washington state receives federal grant to help launch design of paid family leave program

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez today announced that Washington state is one of eight states to receive grant funding to help implement paid leave programs around the country. Gov.

Inslee requests federal Emergency Declaration to secure additional wildfire resources

OLYMPIA, WA – Gov.

Gov. Inslee statement on release of EPA’s final Clean Power Plan

“On behalf of Washington state I want to thank President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy for delivering a strong and common sense plan for achieving significant cuts in carbon pollution.

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