Healthiest Next Generation Initiative

Every child deserves to grow up healthy. Recognizing that Washington's future depends on the health of our children, Governor Jay Inslee launched an initiative to join with families across the state in making our next generation the healthiest ever.

Inslee signs bill that protects ACA health care insurance practices

Inslee signs new law that raises legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products

WA receives federal grant funds to address opioid addiction, homelessness and paths to re-employment in five counties

As Washington continues to battle an epidemic of opioid addiction, federal officials awarded the state roughly $887,000 in new federal funds to focus on homeless Washingtonians affected by opioid use disorder.

Inslee statement on Trump’s effort to invalidate the Affordable Care Act

"President Trump’s decision to support full repeal of healthcare for millions of Americans is legally indefensible and morally inexcusable.

Inslee statement on Trump's Title X decision

“The president’s decision endangers tens of thousands of Washingtonians and millions of Americans. This is a radical change to Title X, a program with four decades of success that provides affordable birth control and reproductive healthcare to patients who need it.

Panel recommends home visits, community trust efforts to reduce infant mortality

Inslee declares local public health emergency after identifying outbreak of measles

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency today in all counties in response to more than two dozen confirmed cases of measles in our state.

Inslee's State of the State: Washington's Unwritten Chapter

Inslee announces public option legislation to promote health care for all

Net neutrality, orcas and more: the top stories of 2018 from the governor’s office

Strengthening the state’s response to the opioid crisis: Inslee’s plan builds on efforts to tackle public health emergency

Inslee statement on Affordable Care Act federal ruling

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to a federal court judge in Texas ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law.

Washington state receives $21.5 million to tackle opioid epidemic

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington will receive an additional $21.5 million to support state efforts to combat the opioid crisis.  

Washington ranked the best state to work

ACA-based program gives high-risk patients better care, saves money

2017 legislative session produces major achievements for Washington

Wage increase for state nurses vital to addressing hiring challenges

Inslee statement on protecting Washington women from Trump gag rule

At a visit to the new Spokane Planned Parenthood clinic on Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee met with patients and providers to discuss Washington’s participation in the Title X program if the Trump Administration’s gag rule is finalized. Afterward, he released the following statement: 

Washington awarded nearly $5 million in federal funds to help people affected by the opioid crisis find employment

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced nearly $5 million in new federal grant funds to help Washingtonians affected by opioid use disorder find employment.

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