Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on today's FCC vote on internet rules

“I was disappointed that the Federal Communications Commission chose to vote today, disregarding requests from businesses, activists and government officials to delay the vote so discussion could continue about the need for a free and open Internet.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on SBA approval of North Bend disaster declaration

“I want to thank the Small Business Administration and Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet for the quick work in approving my request for an emergency declaration to help North Bend residents and businesses impacted by the April 25 explosion.

Governor Inslee's statement on news of Hanford leak

The U.S. Department of Energy has determined that one of the single-shell tanks storing radioactive waste at Hanford is leaking liquids in the range of 150 to 300 gallons per year.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee on Washington State efforts urging U.S. Supreme Court to support marriage equality

“Washington is a national leader in the fight for marriage equality, and I’m proud that our state today joined two friend-of-the court briefs to bring that right to couples across the country.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding need for U.S. Senate to approve Marketplace Fairness Act

"This week the U.S. Senate will consider the bipartisan Marketplace Fairness Act, which would provide a level playing field for Washington's small businesses to compete in the marketplace. The growth of e-commerce has been and will continue to be a boon for our state's high-tech economy.

Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on USDA investigation of genetically engineered wheat found at Oregon farm

“News that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating the occurrence of genetically engineered wheat at an Oregon farm earlier this year is a serious matter that I know will raise concerns and a host of questions.

Statement from Gov Inslee regarding federal assistance for Skagit bridge repairs

Governor Jay Inslee’s statement in response to the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration announcement that it is releasing $15.6 million in Eme

Statement from Gov. Inslee on news of possible leak of Hanford double-shell tank AY-102

“Last night I received a call from United States Energy Secretary Moniz informing me that the US Department of Energy discovered what appears to be an elevated contamination level reading in the leak detection pit outside and adjacent to  the Hanford double-shell tank AY-102.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution

President Obama will speak this morning at 10:30am PST on his plan to reduce carbon pollution and prepare our country for the impacts of climate change. You can watch the speech live at whitehouse.gov/live.

Governor requests SBA help for businesses hurt by I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapse

Gov. Jay Inslee today requested that the Small Business Administration make its Economic Injury Disaster Loan program available to businesses hurt by the collapse of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on Supreme Court ruling to overturn DOMA

“I could not be more proud and excited to see the U.S. Supreme Court take a long overdue stand for equality, fairness and family. Marriage is for two people in love and it is past time for our country to not just recognize that, but honor it.

Small Business Administration opens loan office in Mount Vernon to help businesses affected by Skagit Bridge collapse

Following a request last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, the U.S. Small Business Administration opened a disaster loan office in Mount Vernon to help businesses suffering financial losses due to the I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapse.

Gov. Jay Inslee urges national defense leaders to convert the National Guard 81st Combat Team to a Stryker Brigade

Gov. Jay Inslee and Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty, Washington’s adjutant general, today urged national defense leaders to convert the National Guard 81st Armored Brigade Combat Team to a Stryker Brigade.

Joint statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson regarding update from Attorney General Eric Holder on implementation of Washington's voter-approved marijuana law

“Today we received confirmation Washington’s voter-approved marijuana law will be implemented.

Gov. Inslee, Attorney General Ferguson submit testimony on marijuana

Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today submitted joint testimony to the U. S. Senate Judiciary Committee regarding conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws.

State demands increased accountability and new measures to ensure timely cleanup of Hanford

Issues proposed revision to 2010 Consent Decree

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