Inslee, Western governors call on Congress to finally address wildfire funding

Today the Western Governors Association called on Congress to increase federal funding available for preventing and suppressing wildfires, which have grown increasingly intense and destructiv

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s Open Internet decision by the FCC

"I applaud today's decisive Open Internet decision by Chairman Wheeler and the Federal Communications Commission.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson regarding U.S. Dept. of Justice motion to stay Texas ruling to block federal immigration reforms

"Washington state has been called a poster-child for the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Our state's agricultural, high-tech and services industries, the strength of our economy and the quality of life of our people all require Congress to finally act.

Governor requests SBA help for Grays Harbor homeowners, renters, small businesses hurt by early January storm

Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the Small Business Administration to make its disaster loan programs available to homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations hurt by flooding and mudslides caused by the January 3-6 winter storm.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement about President Obama's State of the Union

"Tonight, President Obama offered bold ideas that confront some of the most important issues facing our nation, foremost among them the need to provide working families with a more meaningful share in our economic recovery.

Cantwell, Murray & Inslee: Keep Export-Import Bank Open, Protect 85,000 WA Jobs

Key U.S. export tool will expire in 100 days unless Congress acts; WA state would be hardest hit

Governor Inslee applauds President Obama's support for improvements to employment and training programs

President signs Sen. Murray’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Gov. Inslee request for federal disaster assistance approved

Late today, President Obama's Administration notified Gov. Jay Inslee he has approved assistance for Okanogan County and confederated Colville tribes for repairing or replacing public infrastructure lost as a result of recent wildfires.

FEMA denies individual assistance in wildfire areas

Gov. Jay Inslee was informed this evening that FEMA has denied the state's appeal for Individual Assistance following wildfires in Okanogan County and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

Gov. Inslee statement on Washington state's comments to EPA carbon rules

This week, the state of Washington submitted formal comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to its proposed Clean Power Plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants.

West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution

Washington, California, Oregon and British Columbia Urge Strong Federal Action to Combat Global Warming

Governor Inslee statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to cut carbon pollution from power plants

“I applaud President Barack Obama and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for taking this critical step in setting the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants.

State, federal government agree to continue discussions regarding Hanford cleanup

Negotiators from Washington state and the federal government have agreed to extend the 40-day dispute resolution period triggered under a 2010 court order to clean up high-level radioactive and chemically hazardous waste at Hanford. 

State pursues new smart grid projects to capture, store more solar and wind power

Funds connect federal, state, utility, industry and R&D resources to advance electric energy storage

Govs. Inslee and Bentley lead governors urging Congress to reauthorize Export-Import Bank; 37 governors support reauthorization

Govs. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Robert Bentley (R-AL) and a bipartisan group of 31 governors sent a letter today to congressional leaders urging swift action to reauthorize the U.S.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler supporting Senator Patty Murray's Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act

“We firmly support Sen. Murray’s efforts to protect women’s health and the integrity of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act to end discrimination in health insurance.

State, federal government agree to extend discussions regarding Hanford cleanup

Negotiators from Washington state and the federal government have agreed to extend the dispute resolution period by 70 days, ending on Sept. 5.

Governor Inslee submits grant application for a Healthier Washington to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Multi-year project would transform Washington’s health care system

President Obama approves Governor Inslee's request for emergency federal assistance

President Obama late yesterday approved a request by Gov. Jay Inslee for an Emergency Declaration to make additional federal resources available to help with the ongoing response to wildfires in Washington state.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding news today highlighting costs of climate inaction

“Inaction in the face of climate change could cost our state and country billions of dollars. Today, Senator Murray is holding a U.S.

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