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.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on U.S. Senate passage of Sen. Murray’s bill to fix “No Child Left Behind”

“I applaud the bipartisan leadership of Senators Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander. Washington state is pleased that the U.S. Senate has today passed the Every Child Achieves Act with overwhelming bipartisan support.

Inslee announces AmeriCorps grants to Washington organizations

Olympia, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that Washington has been awarded $15.6 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service. 

Statement from Inslee on the Supreme Court ruling guaranteeing nationwide marriage equality

“Today’s historic court ruling is another big step in America's long road to justice for all. Today, we celebrate with all LGBT couples because love won the day.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act

“I applaud the Supreme Court for upholding this landmark law that is helping so many people here in Washington state and across the nation. The Affordable Care Act has helped more than 730,000 Washingtonians find affordable care, and more than 300,000 of those had been uninsured.

Washington teams up with states and provinces worldwide committing to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80-95 percent

Commitments from governments representing 100 million people puts pressure on nations to act boldly at Paris Climate Conference

Governor Inslee statement on Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act passage in Congress

“In Washington state we are making tremendous progress toward ensuring a healthier population with access to better, more affordable health care at lower cost. This week Congress gave us more tools to continue that important work.

Inslee and bipartisan group of governors renew call for Congress to reauthorize Export-Import Bank

Govs. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Robert Bentley (R-AL) and a bipartisan majority of the nation’s governors sent a letter today to congressional leaders to urge the long-term reauthorization of the U.S.

Innovative clean energy projects gain federal attention and funding

OLYMPIA – Five projects around Washington state have been awarded $4.98 million from the state’s Clean Energy Fund, helping them to secure federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) for their groundbreaking work to advance the development of clean energy technologies.

Statement from the office of Gov. Jay Inslee on the apparent federal investigation involving State Auditor Troy Kelley

“The governor is very concerned about the apparent federal investigation involving the state auditor. We hope that the auditor will work with authorities and to the greatest extent possible – and as soon as possible -- be open with the public.

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.

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