Gov. Inslee to appeal decision to deny federal assistance for homeowners hurt by Central Washington fires

Gov. Jay Inslee says proposed reductions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord would have "grievous effects" for Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee today told U.S. Army officials he opposes personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), saying the loss of 16,000 permanent soldiers and Army civilian employees would have “grievous effects” on Washington’s economy.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on approval for Small Business Administration disaster assistance in Spokane County

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement after learning his request for a Small Business Administration physical disaster declaration for Spokane County has been approved. SBA’s press release is attached for reference.

Gov. Inslee asks federal government to reconsider further disaster assistance for Central WA communities, following state's worst wildfire

Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the federal government to reconsider providing federal assistance to families impacted by the state’s largest wildfire, saying more homes were destroyed or damaged than initially thought.

Gov. Inslee statement on U.S. House of Reps. vote to temporarily extend Ex-Im Bank authorization

“While today’s House of Representatives vote importantly provides for an extension of the Bank’s authorization beyond its September 30 deadline, it still does not provide Washington exporters with the long-term certainty they need to do business.

Gov. Inslee announces $4.3 million federal grant to prepare state for impacts of military downsizing

OLYMPIA – Washington state has received a $4.3 million Department of Defense (DOD) grant to support local efforts to address the impact of potential downsizing of the state’s defense industry, Gov. Jay Inslee announced today.

Gov. Inslee receives approval of access to SBA loans for residents and businesses affected by Central Washington wildfires

Gov. Inslee gets draft oil transport study, says state and federal governments must do more

Findings confirm emergent risks to public health and safety

Gov. Inslee announces grant to preserve places of Latino historic and cultural significance in Yakima Valley

Washington wins federal grant to lead Pacific Coast Collaborative energy efficiency plan

West Coast leaders will develop policy models to bolster cost-saving energy efficiency programs

Governor Inslee Requests Forest Health Restoration on 720,000 Acres of Federal Forestland

Olympia, WA – Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to designate 720,000 acres of federal land in Washington to allow for expedited and prioritized forest health treatments and restoration efforts.

Gov. Jay Inslee statement on need for Congress to pass the Marketplace & Internet Tax Fairness Act

"The Marketplace & Internet Tax Fairness Act is among the most important actions Congress can take to support our state this year.

Gov. Inslee statement on President Obama's immigration speech

“Tonight President Obama outlined humane, necessary reforms to provide relief to hard-working, law-abiding Washington families and to support our state’s economy, including the important agricultural sector.

Governor Inslee's statement on the Obama Administration's announcement regarding reducing carbon pollution

Governor Inslee’s statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement regarding new standards to reduce carbon pollution from large power plants

Govs. Inslee, Hickenlooper call for flexibility in federal banking regulations for marijuana businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee and Colorado Gov.

Gov. Inslee helps WSDOT get federal money to repair and reopen White Pass

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee last night signed a proclamation to help the Washington State Department of Transportation restore a washed-out section of US 12, 3 miles east of White Pass.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding end of federal government shutdown

“It is good news for Washingtonians that the federal government shutdown is finally over. Beginning today federal offices will reopen and federal employees and federally-funded state employees will return to work.

Governor Inslee's statement on the passing of former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley

"Washington lost a historic figure today with the passing of former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley. Trudi and I extend our condolences to Heather, the entire Foley family and his friends.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee about his appointment to President Barack Obama's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience

From the White House: Today, President Obama established a Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience to advise the Administration on how the Federal Government can respond t

Gov. Inslee statement on Obama Administration's Affordable Care Act announcement

Gov. Jay Inslee issued this statement in response to Thursday’s announcement by President Obama that insurers could continue to offer individual insurance plans that don’t comply with the ACA

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