Inslee statement on passage of Senate bill to eliminate the death penalty

“I would like to thank Sens. Maureen Walsh and Reuven Carlyle, and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who have been great allies in the fight to end the death penalty in Washington state.

Inslee statement on unanimous passage of opioid use disorder bill

"I am pleased that the House just unanimously passed

Inslee statement on capital budget and Hirst bill

"It is good news for Washingtonians that the Legislature passed the long-overdue construction budget. This allows us to restart hundreds of stalled projects at schools and mental health facilities and build more affordable housing -- as well as put thousands of Washingtonians to work.

Inslee releases supplemental budget proposal including full funding of basic education by 2018 school year

Inslee statement supporting voting rights legislation

It’s time to pass the capital budget.

Inslee raises concerns to legislators about potential legal and safety implications of not passing a capital budget

With the special session slated to end in less than 72 hours, Gov.

Inslee statement on legislative action on Hirst

"Legislative leaders told me today they have reached an impasse on a bill to address the Hirst decision. I asked Senate Republicans if they would accept a 24-month delay to give property owners relief, but they told me they would not.

Inslee statement on work remaining in final week of special session

"This has been a historic session with a remarkable list of bipartisan accomplishments: fully funding education for the first time in decades, launching transformative changes to our mental health system and services for at-risk children, passing the strongest paid family leave program in the nat

Inslee calls for Senate Republicans to pass capital budget

After passing 92-1 in the House,

Inslee signs historic budget that fully funds education

Gov. Jay Inslee signed the two year operating budget Friday night as the fiscal year came to a close.

Inslee says 'historic budget' will fully fund schools for first time in decades

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on budget to be voted on today:

Deal In Principle Reached On State Operating Budget

House and Senate budget negotiators reported to Gov. Jay Inslee this morning that they have reached an agreement in principle on the 2017-2019 biennial operating budget.

Inslee calls third special session

Legislators today ended their second special session with no budget agreement. With nine days remaining before the end of the fiscal year, Gov.

Inslee calls second special session

Gov. Jay Inslee called legislators into a second special session to finish their job of passing a budget that fully funds education. 

Inslee statement on House budget proposal

“When I rolled out my budget proposal in December, I was very clear that any final budget must meet two criteria: 1) Fully fund education; and 2) Protect vital state services for our most vulnerable.

Inslee statement on canceled Republican health care vote

Gov. Inslee issued the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan announced he was removing the Republican legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration:

House approves Inslee’s Children, Youth and Families bill

The state House of Representatives today approved Inslee’s bill to create a new state Department of Children, Youth and Families with a bi-partisan 77-19 vote.

Gov. Jay Inslee today delivered his inaugural address with an impassioned call for legislators to finish the job of fully funding education this year

In his remarks to a joint session of the Legislature, Inslee said that while legislators need to continue their work on issues such as mental health, homelessness, opioid addiction and other education investments for early learning and higher education, none of those issues is as import

Inslee announces immediate start of special session; urges legislators to complete budget negotiations

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee tonight announced an immediate start to a 30-day special session saying he wants state lawmakers to complete this year’s supplemental budget.


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