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Inslee statement on Clean Air Rule decision

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement in response to the Washington State Supreme Court’s partial invalidation of the Department of Ecology’s 2016 Clean Air Rule.

Inslee’s State of the State: “The best of who we are”

Inslee proposes bill to make flavored vapor product ban permanent

Inslee statement on Speaker Laurie Jinkins

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today congratulating Rep. Laurie Jinkins on being sworn in as speaker of the state House of Representatives. Jinkins is the first female and openly lesbian speaker in Washington state history.


Inslee statement in response to Washingtonians detained at Canadian border

"The reports out of the border crossing at Blaine are deeply alarming. Washingtonians who happen to be Iranian-American were detained at the Canadian-U.S. border for extended periods of time for no other reason than their ethnicity or country of origin.

Washington rolls out best paid leave program in the nation

Inslee declares emergency for Benton County in response to bridge damage


Our top 2019 stories

The year in photos: 2019

Inslee names Laura Watson director of Washington State Department of Ecology

Gov. Jay Inslee named Laura Watson director of the Washington State Department of Ecology today. She replaces Maia Bellon, who Inslee appointed in 2013.

Inslee statement on Lower Snake River Dam Stakeholder Study

"I thank all the stakeholders from all over the state for weighing in on this crucial issue. I encourage Washingtonians to get engaged in the public comment period over the next month and share their input on what should be done.

Inslee announces bold climate legislation as part of supplemental budget rollout

Inslee statement on Affordable Care Act court ruling

“Today’s decision does not change Washingtonians’ access to health care — the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land and coverage is available, often with financial help. Families can continue to enroll in 2020 coverage through December 30. 

Inslee’s budget proposal lays out aggressive plan to combat homelessness statewide

Clean transportation advances with hybrid-electric ferries

Inslee, Millar statement on Thurston County Court verdict in favor of WSDOT

Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar issued a joint statement today:

Inslee, Ferguson to Legislature: It’s time to limit high-capacity magazines, stop selling assault weapons in Washington

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today he will propose a package of legislation to combat mass shootings in Washington state. Gov.


Inslee statement on Puyallup Tribal Council and the City of Tacoma's Climate Emergency Resolutions

Washington now leads nation with overtime protections for workers

Op-Ed: Want to fight climate change? Experience what we're fighting for

This Op-Ed reflects the opinions of Gov. Jay Inslee (WA).


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