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New bills to save orcas support Inslee's proposed investments

Govs. Inslee, Cuomo and Whitmer demand answers, action for unpaid federal workers

Today, Governors Jay Inslee, Gretchen Whitmer (MI) and Andrew Cuomo (NY) released the following statement, calling for answers and action from the Trump administration on states’ ability to make unemployment benefits available to unpaid federal workers who have remained on the job during the part

Inslee announces appointment to University of Washington Board of Regents

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Libby Gates MacPhee today to the University of Washington Board of Regents. MacPhee will replace Kristianne Blake, who is stepping down after 12 years of service as a UW Regent. 

Inslee proposes broadband access for all

Inslee's State of the State: Washington's Unwritten Chapter

Inslee pushes for universal home visits for newborns and continued early learning expansion for thousands more children

Inslee details plan to create a statewide free college program for Washington students

Inslee budget would link 100,000 students with career-connected learning opportunities by 2027

Washington state’s unemployment safety net will help furloughed federal employees

As the federal government shutdown enters its 21st day and many federal employees brace for their first missed paycheck, Washington state is standing by to assist furloughed employees with unemployment benefits while they wait to return to their jobs.

Inslee on Trump shutdown: This record-long shutdown has to end

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement, one day before the federal government shutdown becomes the longest in U.S. history:

Inslee appoints Michael K. Ryan to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Michael K. Ryan to the King County Superior Court today. He replaces Judge Barbara Mack who is retiring on January 11.

Inslee appoints Lauren Erickson to Clallam County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Lauren Erickson to the Clallam County Superior Court today. She replaces Judge Erik Roher who was elected to Clallam County District Court II and will leave the superior court on January 14.

State opposes move to downplay dangers of Hanford tank waste

Federal plan would not protect Columbia River from nuclear dregs

Inslee announces public option legislation to promote health care for all

Maritime Blue: Washington’s strategy for a “Blue Economy”

Inslee announces initiative to pardon marijuana misdemeanors

Nominations underway for Washington’s volunteers

The organization Serve Washington is now accepting


Washington moves forward on rules to reduce vehicle pollution

Emissions from new cars sold in Washington need to meet the highest standards in the nation – even if the Trump Administration rolls back federal standards, something President Trump said he intends to do.

Net neutrality, orcas and more: the top stories of 2018 from the governor’s office

Washington, Iowa governors make friendly wager over Alamo Bowl

As Washington State University’s football team prepares to take on Iowa State University for the Alamo Bowl tonight, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds have raised the stakes with a friendly wager on the game.



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