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Inslee statement on vaccine approval for 5-to 11-year-olds

“Parents can breathe a sigh of relief that their younger kids can now be vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 virus. This gets us a step closer to having the entire population of Washington eligible for the vaccine. And a step closer to finding our way out of this pandemic.

Boards and Commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee - October 2021

Washington state welcomes Afghan refugees

Inslee statement on Wyman decision to join federal election security office

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s decision to lead the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to protect future elections from foreign and domestic interference.

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Inslee names Chairman Leonard Forsman to the University of Washington Board of Regents

Gov. Jay Inslee has named Leonard Forsman to the University of Washington Board of Regents. Forsman is the first native person to serve as a UW regent. He is chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, where he has served on the tribal council for more than 30 years.

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Western States Workgroup approves Moderna and J & J boosters

After reviewing the evidence concerning booster doses of the Moderna and Jansen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID vaccines on Thursday, the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup announced Friday it supports the recommendations for booster shots.

Inslee and Murray statement on establishing solutions for salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin

Today U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following joint statement on next steps as they pursue a joint federal-state process to establish a comprehensive solution for salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin.

Inslee appoints Anna Gigliotti to the Grant County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Anna Gigliotti to the Grant County Superior Court. She replaces Judge David Estudillo, who President Biden recently appointed to the federal judiciary.

Inslee issues two proclamations for pause on statewide jail transfers and for damaged overpass

Gov. Jay Inslee issued two emergency proclamations today. The first addresses statewide jail transfers to the Department of Corrections, and the second is related to a severely damaged overpass spanning I-5 in Snohomish County. 

Inslee issues proclamation requiring vaccination verification for large events

Inslee names Jilma Meneses secretary of the state Department of Social and Health Services

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Jilma Meneses secretary of the state Department of Social and Health Services. She replaces Don Clintsman who has been serving as acting secretary since May.

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Inslee statement on high vaccine rates among state workforce

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding the latest increases in vaccination rates among state employees ahead of the required Oct. 18 vaccine verification deadline.

Inslee names Dominga Soliz director of the Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Dominga Soliz director of the Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office. She replaces Nina Carter, who is retiring. 

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Inslee announces extension of proclamation for nursing home transfer and discharge

Inslee appoints Adrienne McCoy to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Adrienne McCoy to the King County Superior Court. She will fill a newly created judicial position on the court.

Inslee updates eviction moratorium bridge proclamation

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a technical correction update to the eviction bridge proclamation.

Making Washington's prisons safer and more humane

Since the 1980s, correctional systems have heavily relied on restrictive housing — also known as disciplinary segregation, isolation or solitary confinement. It was originally intended as a way to manage people who commit violence while incarcerated by restricting movement and privileges.

Inslee updates worker vaccine requirement proclamation

ICYMI: Inslee letter to President Biden urges action for Point Roberts and border communities

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Inslee updates eviction moratorium bridge proclamation

Gov. Jay Inslee today updated the eviction moratorium bridge proclamation.

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