Governor's Subcabinet on Military Downsizing

Kilauea volcano helps emergency managers better prepare for threats in Washington

Inslee unveils new defense data tool to help businesses prepare for military downsizing

Gov. Jay Inslee today visited Jorgensen Forge in Tukwila to unveil a new “Defense Data Tool” to help businesses that contract with the U.S. Department of Defense anticipate and respond to changes in defense spending.

Inslee says state well-positioned and prepared to manage JBLM downsizing

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee said Washington is well-prepared to manage the downsizing at JBLM announced today by the Department of Defense and the Army.

Inslee announces formation of Subcabinet on Military Downsizing

Agencies to focus on coordinated state response to potential military reductions.

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee today announced the formation of a Subcabinet on Military Downsizing to address possible reductions in military force in the state.

Governor Inslee's statement on Memorial Day

“Memorial Day is a day for us to remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. 

Gov. Inslee announces $4.3 million federal grant to prepare state for impacts of military downsizing

OLYMPIA – Washington state has received a $4.3 million Department of Defense (DOD) grant to support local efforts to address the impact of potential downsizing of the state’s defense industry, Gov. Jay Inslee announced today.

Inslee launches Washington Military Alliance as long-term piece of state's economic development strategy

Group to also help prepare for impacts of military downsizing

Gov. Jay Inslee says proposed reductions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord would have "grievous effects" for Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee today told U.S. Army officials he opposes personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), saying the loss of 16,000 permanent soldiers and Army civilian employees would have “grievous effects” on Washington’s economy.

Gov. Inslee priorities advance at session half-time

As the 2014 legislative session reaches the half-way point, key priorities of Gov. Jay Inslee’s have passed through the House or Senate.

Governor Inslee statement on Navy Prowler crash that killed three crew members

"Trudi and I send our thoughts and prayers to the families of the Navy aviators who died this morning when their Prowler jet crashed in Eastern Washington.

Governor Inslee statement on KC-46A tanker decision

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued this statement about today’s news that the Air Force had selected McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas as the main operating base for its new Boeing KC-46A air refueling tankers:

Governor Inslee announces new cabinet appointments

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today announced his picks to head up the state's Health Care Authority, Department of Commerce and Military Department.

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.

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