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Gov. Inslee's statement on the passing of former Supreme Court Justice Robert Utter

“Robert Utter was a sailor, pilot, husband, father, a man of faith and one of the great legal legends in Washington state history. 


Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about today's shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

“On behalf of nearly 7 million Washingtonians, Trudi and I send our deepest condolences to the students, staff and families of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, and particularly to the families of the young victims of today’s tragedy.

Brian Young to lead economic development for Washington's clean tech industry sector

Clean energy expert joins Department of Commerce to serve as Gov. Jay Inslee’s liaison to state clean technology industry leaders

Washington wins federal grant to lead Pacific Coast Collaborative energy efficiency plan

West Coast leaders will develop policy models to bolster cost-saving energy efficiency programs

Governor Inslee Requests Forest Health Restoration on 720,000 Acres of Federal Forestland

Olympia, WA – Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to designate 720,000 acres of federal land in Washington to allow for expedited and prioritized forest health treatments and restoration efforts.

Boards and commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee - October 2014

This is the latest monthly recap of board and commission appointments made by Gov. Jay Inslee. These are appointments that are effective beginning in October 2014.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about yesterday's election results

“Last night voters in Washington state approved a common sense gun safety law that takes a step toward protecting our families. I’ve long believed we should close the gun show loophole and I want to thank all who worked hard on the initiative and every voter who helped make it law.

Gov. Inslee announces appointment of Gretchen Leanderson to Pierce County Superior Court

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Gretchen Leanderson to Pierce County Superior Court. Leanderson has served in the Washington State Office of the Attorney General since 1988 where she is currently the Division Chief of the AG’s Tacoma Division.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is an opportunity to learn about the hazards associated with driving while not fully alert.

Gov. Jay Inslee statement on need for Congress to pass the Marketplace & Internet Tax Fairness Act

"The Marketplace & Internet Tax Fairness Act is among the most important actions Congress can take to support our state this year.

Letter from Gov. Jay Inslee on Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force (CERT) report

TO: Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force

FROM: Jay Inslee, Governor

Gov. Inslee announces appointment of Daniel Goodell to new Mason County judge position

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Daniel Goodell to the new judicial position created by the 2014 Legislature for Mason County Superior Court. Goodell is a principal practicing attorney at Goodell Law, Inc. with offices in Belfair and Shelton.

Governor's new YouthWorks initiative creates internships and work experience for thousands of students

Inslee joins students, businesses and partners to announce $1.9 million in funding

Gov. Inslee statement on President Obama's immigration speech

“Tonight President Obama outlined humane, necessary reforms to provide relief to hard-working, law-abiding Washington families and to support our state’s economy, including the important agricultural sector.

Gov. Inslee asks Washington shoppers to support Small Business Saturday, shop local on Nov. 29

OLYMPIA –As the holiday shopping season enters full swing, Gov. Jay Inslee is asking residents to “shop local” and support the small businesses that drive Washington’s economy.

Governor-Elect Jay Inslee Announces Senior Staff Members

Washington Governor-Elect Jay Inslee today announced three new additions to his executive office staff.

Governor Inslee's statement on the Obama Administration's announcement regarding reducing carbon pollution

Governor Inslee’s statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement regarding new standards to reduce carbon pollution from large power plants

Gov. Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine celebrate opening of enrollment in Washington's Health Exchange at Carolyn Downs Family Clinic

Meet some of the first people in line to get health coverage

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding Dwight Pelz's announcement to retire as chairman of the Washington State Democrats

“Dwight has been a fantastic leader for Washington state, as a legislator, King County Council member and as party chairman. He is tough, committed, as bright as they come and cares deeply about our state.


Govs. Inslee, Hickenlooper call for flexibility in federal banking regulations for marijuana businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee and Colorado Gov.


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