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Inslee announces appointment to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Marshall Ferguson to the King County Superior Court. He will replace Judge Helen Halpert, who retired at the end of June. 

Inslee kicks off new Department of Children, Youth, and Families

Collaboration at its best: Inslee hands keys to future innovation, clean-tech campus to Port of Skagit

Washington launches online tool that lets patients compare prices for medical procedures

Inslee announces appointment to Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of John H. Chun to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1. He will replace Judge Michael Trickey, who is retiring.

Inslee announces interim director of WaTech

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Vikki Smith interim director of WaTech. Smith takes over from Rob St. John who is retiring. A search has been re-opened to find a permanent WaTech director.

Inslee announces appointment to Court of Appeals, Division 1

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Lori K. Smith to the Court of Appeals, Division 1. She will replace Judge Michael Spearman, who is retiring.

Inslee names Lisa van der Lugt director of the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises

Statement regarding U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn landmark labor rights case

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME case, which overturns the 1977 Abood decision: 

Kilauea volcano helps emergency managers better prepare for threats in Washington

Inslee statement regarding the Supreme Court’s action on the Muslim ban

“It is abhorrent that, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the president’s Muslim ban, apparently turning a blind eye to the president’s own words and our country’s constitutional protections against discrimination.

Inslee statement on U.S. Supreme Court sending Arlene's Flowers case to Washington State Supreme Court

"Washington will remain a place where members of the LGBTQ community can live, work and raise families without fear of discrimination. 

Inslee announces $1.2 million for civil legal aid funding to Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced $1.2 million to provide legal services and representation to immigrants and refugees with no other financial resources.  

Expanding broadband to every corner of Washington topic of tour

Inslee takes 3-day trip across state to discuss increasing broadband services to all Washingtonians

Inslee appoints Michelle Gonzalez director of Women’s Commission

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed attorney Michelle Gonzalez to direct Washington’s new Women’s Commission, which will advise the governor, the Legislature and state agencies on issues important to women.

Supreme Court deals a blow to vulnerable workers; Inslee announces executive order to support workers’ rights

Inslee honors 20 state government managers for outstanding performance

Gov. Jay Inslee today honored 20 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. The 2018 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management recipients were honored at an awards luncheon at the Executive Residence.


Inslee tours Olympic Peninsula to discuss maritime industry

Juvenile justice reform taking shape in Washington

State’s new Equal Pay Opportunity Act takes effect today

TUMWATER — Starting today in Washington, employees are legally required to receive equal pay and career advancement opportunities, regardless of gender. The changes are a result of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn and signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee in March.


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