Inslee takes next steps to continue work on opioid crisis

Following up on his executive order in 2016 and 

Inslee statement on Licensing policy changes to protect personal information of immigrants and refugees

“The recent revelations about our state Department of Licensing’s failure to safeguard certain information from federal immigration officials has shaken and angered many communities. It has angered me.

Inslee statement on Department of Licensing information disclosure to federal government

“I am committed to making sure that every family in Washington state, no matter how they got here, is treated fairly. I want to be clear that we will redouble our efforts to ensure that state agencies are not assisting discriminatory enforcement efforts by federal immigration officials.

Inslee statement supporting voting rights legislation

Inslee creates work group on poverty reduction

Domestic Violence Awareness Month underscores need for legal aid

Inslees invite trick-or-treaters to summit Mount Capitol Campus

Trick-or-treaters are invited to put on their parkas, clip their carabiners, strap on their snowshoes, and stow their strongest climbing rope for a Mountaineer Halloween at the summit of Executive Residence Peak with Gov. Jay Inslee. 

Washington’s DREAMers face fast deadline for renewals; new initiative will help pay application fees

Statement from Inslee regarding potential repeal of DACA

Civil legal aid funding at risk

Inslee signs bill creating Department of Children, Youth and Families

Inslee statement on transgender service members

Washington to become 5th state in the nation to adopt paid family leave

With strong bipartisan support, the Legislature passed a bill on Friday that establishes the most forward-thinking paid family and medical leave law in the nation. 

Inslee statement regarding the Supreme Court’s action on the travel ban

"A substantial number of people will still be protected as a result of the stay as the Supreme Court's actions essentially narrowed the travel ban order.

Governor, foster care advocates make push for new children and family department

Inslee signs law to help providers, cities, counties confront opioid crisis

Inslee aims to connect kids directly to careers with new apprenticeship and education initiative

Inslee announces leadership changes at DSHS

Patricia Lashway, acting secretary at the Department of Social and Health Services, announced today that she is moving to the Office of Financial Management to serve as deputy director. Lashway has been acting secretary of DSHS since February 2016. Bill Moss will replace Lashway.

Inslee signs executive order protecting rights, services for Washingtonian immigrants

Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order today affirming and clarifying Washington state’s policies for state agencies who provide services to immigrant Washingtonians.

Restructuring services to better serve children and families

SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday outlined plans to restructure how state government serves at-risk families and children and create a new Department of Children, Youth and Families.

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