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Washington ranked #1 state to work

Inslee announces additional federal funding to be distributed to local governments

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced nearly $190 million will be awarded from the state’s federal stimulus funding to local governments that did not receive direct distributions under the CARES Act.

Inslee issues two public education-related proclamations

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued two proclamations related to public education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

State service organization receives $15.8 million in AmeriCorps funding

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Serve Washington, the state’s commission on national and community service, has been awarded $15.8 million in AmeriCorps funding.


ICYMI: Inslee letter to Trudeau seeks solution for Point Roberts residents

In case you missed it: Gov.

Inslee issues guidance for museums, bowling and agritourism; updates guidance for outdoor recreation

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced and updated guidance as part of Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan.

Inslee issues proclamation requiring agricultural worker testing

Inslee statement on death of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton

“Trudi and I join all Washingtonians in mourning the loss of Sen. Slade Gorton. Slade loved this state and spent decades in its service. 


Inslee declares state of emergency for statewide wildfires


ICYMI: Inslee joins bipartisan coalition of governors demanding fair and accurate Census count

In case you missed it: Gov. Jay Inslee today joined Oregon Gov.

Inslee statement on threats to vote-by-mail and USPS

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to the Trump administration's actions to limit the ability of the U.S. Postal Service to process vote-by-mail ballots. 

Inslee issues proclamation for Washington COVID-19 Food Production Paid Leave Program

Inslee announces relief funds to help immigrants and agricultural workers

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the creation of two funds to help workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inslee issues guidance for agricultural events, updated guidance for indoor fitness and religious and faith-based services

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued guidance as part of Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan. 

Inslee appoints Regina Malveaux director of the Washington Women's Commission

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Regina Malveaux director of the Washington Women's Commission.

Inslee statement on collapse of federal stimulus talks

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today as the Trump administration failed to work with congressional leaders on federal stimulus negotiations.

Inslee announces guidance for long-term care facilities

Inslee announces education recommendations for 2020–2021 school year

Washington, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon announce coordination on telehealth

Building on a previous announcement regarding COVID re-opening, Gov. Jay Inslee joined Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to announce that their states will be working together on telehealth issues.

Joint statement from the states:

Inslee extends two proclamations related to COVID-19


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