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Inslee statement on U.S. Supreme Court sending Arlene's Flowers case to Washington State Supreme Court

"Washington will remain a place where members of the LGBTQ community can live, work and raise families without fear of discrimination. 

Inslee announces $1.2 million for civil legal aid funding to Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced $1.2 million to provide legal services and representation to immigrants and refugees with no other financial resources.  

Expanding broadband to every corner of Washington topic of tour

Inslee takes 3-day trip across state to discuss increasing broadband services to all Washingtonians

Inslee appoints Michelle Gonzalez director of Women’s Commission

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed attorney Michelle Gonzalez to direct Washington’s new Women’s Commission, which will advise the governor, the Legislature and state agencies on issues important to women.

Supreme Court deals a blow to vulnerable workers; Inslee announces executive order to support workers’ rights

Inslee honors 20 state government managers for outstanding performance

Gov. Jay Inslee today honored 20 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. The 2018 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management recipients were honored at an awards luncheon at the Executive Residence.


Inslee tours Olympic Peninsula to discuss maritime industry

Juvenile justice reform taking shape in Washington

State’s new Equal Pay Opportunity Act takes effect today

TUMWATER — Starting today in Washington, employees are legally required to receive equal pay and career advancement opportunities, regardless of gender. The changes are a result of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn and signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee in March.

Inslee statement on the Washington Supreme Court's McCleary ruling

Report: Washington is best state for building Boeing’s new mid-market aircraft

Inslee statement on Supreme Court Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling

"Intolerance has no home in Washington state, and today’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision by the Supreme Court does nothing to change that.

Op-ed: We're keeping our Paris climate change commitments and our economies are booming

Op-ed in USA Today with Govs. Jerry Brown and Andrew Cuomo

Inslee appoints Teresa Berntsen director of Department of Licensing

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Teresa Berntsen as director of the Department of Licensing. She will take over the role from Pat Kohler who recently announced her plans to step down at the end of June.


Op-ed: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward

Op-ed in The Seattle Times: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward 

Schools, vulnerable buildings focus of emergency preparedness talk

Inslee announces appointment to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Mafé Rajul to the King County Superior Court. Rajul replaces Beth Andrus, who was recently named to the Court of Appeals, Division 1.

Inspired to citizenship: Department of Ecology engineer becomes an American

Washington’s Helen Sommers Building certified LEED platinum

The Capitol Campus has gone double platinum.

Inslee and state legislators condemn Trump attacks on women’s health care

“President Trump’s plan to overhaul the Title X program is an outright assault on the health and autonomy of women across our country and goes against the will of the people who overwhelmingly support Title X.


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