Inslee awards $6.4 million to create apprenticeship, career connections

British Columbia and Washington partners in climate action, high tech, good jobs

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Governor Jay Inslee resolved to strengthen the partnership between British Columbia and Washington state, and act jointly to fight climate change, grow the tech sector and create good jobs across the region.

How can Washington offer more career options to students? Part of the answer can be found in Switzerland

“We have to stop telling our kids that a four-year degree is the only way to start their paths to success. Most of them will require education and training after high school, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have to start with a four-year college degree.”

Inslee finds common bond between Umbria and Washington through aerospace

It was just over a hundred years ago when William Boeing first opened the doors of his company in 1916 in Seattle.

New teacher says state's BEST mentorship program helped keep her in the profession

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

Washington leaders announce $2.7 million federal grant to increase apprenticeship opportunities

OLYMPIA – Hundreds of Washington workers will have opportunities for job-based apprenticeships, thanks to a new $2.7 million federal grant the state will receive over the next 18 months. Washington state and federal leaders announced today that the U.S.

Inslee announces $16.3 million in AmeriCorps funding

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that Washington has been awarded $16.3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Inslee statement on Lamb Weston announcement of 125 new jobs in the Tri-Cities

Inslee statement on Lamb Weston announcement of 125 new jobs in the Tri-Cities  

Inslee statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's federal standards for overtime. 

Inslee statement on Alcoa's announcement that it will retain over 500 jobs at its Ferndale facility

“I am so pleased that our efforts to work with Alcoa to keep more than 500 jobs in Washington has paid off. My office has engaged in regular discussions with the company, and I personally met with Alcoa executives in March to find solutions that would keep facilities operational.

Inslee invites state employees to celebrate Public Service Recognition Week

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today invited Washington state employees to celebrate Public Service Recognition Week, May 1–7. Celebrations will take place in Olympia, Kennewick and Spokane.


Statement from Inslee regarding Alaska Air Group acquisition of Virgin America

“We all have reason to celebrate today's news that one of Washington's world-class companies, Alaska Airlines, continues to grow, innovate and invest in our state.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Alcoa’s announcement of layoffs nationwide

“Alcoa announced today that is making deep cuts to many of its aluminum smelting operations throughout the country. Today’s news is a tough blow for many hard-working Washingtonians and communities like Ferndale and Wenatchee where Alcoa employs hundreds of men and women.


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 statement regarding designation of Puget Sound as one of 12 national Manufacturing Communities

Gov. Jay Inslee today responded to news that the Manufacturing Communities Partnership Program led by the U.S.

Governor Inslee announces new training and support for long-term unemployed workers

Nearly 1,100 long-term unemployed will receive training and support to help them land jobs in high-demand fields through a new $6 million National Emergency Grant, Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department announced today.

Gov. Inslee announces grant to Wind River Biomass Utility for combined heat and power generation in Skamania County

Project will spur development of clean energy from wood biomass fuel, create jobs in rural timber communities, and help reduce forest fires and greenhouse gas emissions.

Washington state wins grant to help train veterans for civilian cybersecurity jobs

Public-private partnership tackles disproportionately high unemployment rates

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee on potential Boeing Research & Technology staffing shifts

“I am disappointed to hear Boeing’s plans to move research and technology jobs out of Washington state and establish research centers around the country. For nearly a century, Washington has been the place where new discoveries in aerospace have been made and I am certain that will continue.


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