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Gov. Jay Inslee statement on Ex-Im Bank reauthorization

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement regarding Congressional approval of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank:

Boards and commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee – November 2015


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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding today’s mass shooting in San Bernardino

“Many details about today’s massacre in San Bernardino are still unknown, but this kind of tragedy has become all too familiar. These tragedies always hit hard whether it’s a city away, two states or even half a world away.

Inslee appoints new chief of staff, communications director

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is appointing David Postman as his chief of staff effective Dec. 14. Postman has served as Inslee’s executive director of communications since the start of the governor’s term in 2013. 

Inslee departs this week for United Nations conference aimed at bolstering global commitments to combat climate change

Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday will depart for an historic international conference aimed at strengthening global commitments to combat climate change and reduce carbon pollution.

West Coast Clean Economy Grew Twice as Fast as Overall Economy

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on the release of the Pacific Coast Collaborative's jobs update report:

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding White House briefing on security protocols related to refugee resettlement

“Today I participated in a briefing with federal officials regarding the policies and protocols in place to screen all refugees – including Syrian refugees – seeking to resettle in the United States.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding allegations against Planned Parenthood

“Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson confirmed that there is no evidence to support allegations that Planned Parenthood clinics in Washington state were engaged

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding the Paris terrorist attacks and anti-Muslim rhetoric

“Last week the world witnessed the latest in a series of atrocities committed by the terrorist organization ISIS. It was an attack not just on Paris or the French people but on all humanity.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding today’s Supreme Court decision on Eyman’s I-1366

“The Court today explained its decision in September to allow I-1366 to be voted upon, but has not yet taken up the primary issue of the constitutionality of the initiative.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Alcoa’s announcement of layoffs nationwide

“Alcoa announced today that is making deep cuts to many of its aluminum smelting operations throughout the country. Today’s news is a tough blow for many hard-working Washingtonians and communities like Ferndale and Wenatchee where Alcoa employs hundreds of men and women.


Inslee appoints Johanna Bender to the King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Johanna Bender to the King County Superior Court. Bender will replace Judge Carol A. Schapira, who has served on the King County Superior Court bench since 1989.

Inslee announces new digital privacy protection guide and website

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced new educational tools to help Washingtonians be better informed about cyber privacy, protecting personal information in the digital landscape and state government policies and practices related to data collection.

Boards and commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee – October 2015

This is the latest monthly recap of board and commission appointments made by Gov. Jay Inslee during the month of October 2015.

Inslee announces new effort to increase competitiveness of Washington life science and global health sector

A new Washington Life Science & Global Health Advisory Council met for the first time yesterday kicking off a concerted effort by Gov. Jay Inslee to strengthen what he says is one of the state’s highest potential innovation sectors.

Statement from Inslee regarding one year anniversary of MPHS shooting

“It’s been one year since the tragic shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. The Marysville Tulalip community has shown admirable resilience and strength in the aftermath of tremendous loss yet we know much mourning, grief and pain remain.

Inslee statement on denial of individual assistance to wildfire victims; announces state aid and formation of Wildland Fire Council to assist recovery of impacted communities

Washington’s role as a national leader in Lean government draws thousands to Tacoma

More than 2,000 people, most of them state employees, gathered in Tacoma this week to learn and share ways to improve government services and achieve better outcomes for Washingtonians.

Inslee announces public assistance approved in some wildfire areas, awaiting decision on individual assistance

Inslee’s statement on President Obama’s approval of federal windstorm assistance

Gov. Jay Inslee this morning issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s approval of a Major Disaster Declaration that provides federal financial assistance to three counties impacted by an August windstorm:


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