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Inslee statement on House supplemental budget

"The plan put forward today by House Democrats addresses many of our most pressing needs — especially around mental health services — and plugs several of the holes in our current two-year state budget.

Task force outlines next steps for bolstering apprenticeships, career-connected learning in Washington

Inslee announces appointment to Spokane County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Michelle "Shelley" Szambelan to the Spokane County Superior Court. She is replacing retiring Judge Linda Tompkins, who has served on the bench for 20 years.   

Inslee statement on Senate supplemental budget proposal

“I applaud Senate Democrats for prioritizing education and funding the final payment on our McCleary obligations this year.

Inslee selects Maud Daudon to launch planning effort for career-connected learning and apprenticeship system

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Maud Daudon will lead the creation of a 10-year vision and strategic plan for building a statewide career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Washington.

Inslee statement on Parkland shooting

“Our nation’s families and communities are grieving from the loss and fear of yet another school shooting, the 18th shooting in only seven weeks.

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.

Washington state partners with community groups in push for equity, diversity and inclusion

Inslee statement on Trump infrastructure plan

“Meaningfully investing in safe and reliable infrastructure is a national imperative, and our state is more than doing its fair share.

Inslee statement on unanimous passage of opioid use disorder bill

"I am pleased that the House just unanimously passed

Inslee requests feds remove state from offshore drilling plan

Inslee announces appointment to University of Washington Board of Regents

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of David Zeeck to the University of Washington Board of Regents. Zeeck will replace regent Herb Simon, who is stepping down after 12 years of service as a UW Regent. Zeeck’s initial term will run through September 2023. 

Inslee issues decision to reject permit for Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal project

Gov. Jay Inslee today notified state regulators that he agrees with their unanimous recommendation to reject Tesoro Savage's application to build a new terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Sharing Washington state’s story of innovation, success with the world

Inslee statement on the death of former First Lady Lois Spellman

"Trudi and I are saddened to hear of the death of Lois Spellman. Our state is better for the life and work of this gracious, loving and kind woman. 

Gov. Inslee and Rep. Newhouse issue joint statement on Rattlesnake Ridge slide situation

“Both our offices are monitoring the unfolding situation concerning the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide in Yakima County.

Inslee announces appointment to Chelan County Superior Court

Inslee statement on federal government shutdown

"There is no question this federal shutdown creates chaos, confusion and uncertainty for hard-working families, students, small businesses, veterans and seniors across Washington state.

Inslee appoints special assistant to oversee agency compliance with immigration executive order

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he has hired a special assistant to help state agencies comply with the governor’s executive order to protect immigrant residents from discriminatory federal deportation efforts.

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.


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