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Inslee signs emergency proclamation requiring in-person education opportunities for public K-12 schools

Inslee statement on Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today after President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act. 

Inslee announces statewide move to Phase 3 of recovery plan, return to spectator events and Phase 1B, Tier 2 vaccine eligibility

Inslee statement on rising cases of anti-Asian hate crimes

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today in response to increasing and escalating acts of violence targeting Asians and Asian-Americans.

Washington again ranked #1 state in national report


Inslee statement on Washington's 5,000th COVID-related death

Inslee announces authorization of J & J vaccine by Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup

Inslee names Mark Quimby acting director of WaTech

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Mark Quimby acting director of WaTech. Quimby takes over from James Weaver who served as director since 2018. Weaver announced last month that he is leaving WaTech to lead North Carolina’s Department of Information Technology.


Inslee statement on Biden educator and licensed childcare workers vaccination directive

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today following President Joe Biden’s directive that all states must prioritize vaccinations of teachers and childcare workers.

Inslee announces proclamations on COVID-19 and winter weather, updates air travel proclamation

Gov. Jay Inslee today updated proclamation 20-83 regarding quarantine requirements for air travel. Inslee also released new proclamations related to winter weather and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Inslee signs $2.2 billion COVID relief bill

Inslee names Karen A. Johnson, PhD, director of new state Office of Equity

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Karen A. Johnson, PhD, director of the newly created state Office of Equity. The Office of Equity, established by the Legislature, was signed into law by Inslee in April of 2020.

ICYMI: Canada makes border exemption for Point Roberts residents

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Canada will not require COVID-19 testing for Point Roberts residents who travel through Canada for essential services.

Inslee announces five regions to progress to Phase 2

Inslee statement on U.S. Rep. Simpson's proposed Columbia Basin legislation

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding a proposal to recover salmon in the Pacific Northwest from U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, an Idaho Republican.

Inslee signs bipartisan bill to support business and workers



Inslee statement on federal aid for wildfire damage in Eastern Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today after the Biden administration approved the state's Major Disaster Declaration request for nine counties and two tribes in Eastern Washington that were affected by wildfires in 2020.


Inslee issues proclamation related to COVID-19 and foster care age limits

Inslee statement on Biden climate plan

Inslee updates COVID-19 proclamation related to long-term care


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