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Gov. Inslee welcomes Juno Therapeutics’ headquarters in Seattle

SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today joined Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray at an event celebrating the company’s announcement that they have selected Seattle for their new headquarters.

Governor Inslee declares drought for three Washington regions

OLYMPIA – Snowpack conditions across Washington state mountains are near record low levels, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency for three key regions.

Inslee announces appointment of Janet Helson to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that he is appointing Janet Helson to King County Superior Court. Helson is replacing Judge Kimberley Prochnau who retired after more than seven years of distinguished service on the bench.

Statement from the office of Gov. Jay Inslee on House Passage of HB 1472

“This bill is an important step in protecting the health of Washingtonians and keeping our water clean. The governor is pleased that it received bipartisan support today. We want to thank Rep. Fitzgibbon for his leadership as prime sponsor of this important bill.

Boards and commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee – February 2015

This is the latest monthly recap of board and commission appointments made by Gov. Jay Inslee. This list only reflects appointments that are effective beginning in February 2015.

Inslee’s oil transportation safety bill passed with bipartisan support out of state House of Representatives

OLYMPIA – The state House of Representatives late yesterday passed Gov.

Inslee draws attention to recent anti-Muslim, anti-Hindu and anti-LGBTQ crimes

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee used a regularly scheduled press conference today to draw attention to recent crimes he said were signs of intolerance in Washington and urged the public to come forward if they had any information about the incidents.

House approves Gov. Inslee’s Homeless Youth Prevention and Protection Act

On any given night, more than 32,000 young people in Washington have no place to call home. About 7,000 of those youth are unaccompanied and don’t have an adult or guardian to help keep them safe.

Gov. Jay Inslee highlights proposals to improve tax fairness for working families in Washington

Gov. Inslee meets with Paula Zambrano, a worker at a fruit company in Yakima.

YAKIMA, Wash. – A group of workers met with Gov. Jay Inslee here today to tell him about the challenges of living on minimum wage and their feeling that Washington’s economic recovery is leaving them behind.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s House passage of bills to increase the state minimum wage, enact paid sick and safe leave

“Today the House passed two modest, measured and much-needed bills to give an economic lift to thousands of Washington’s lowest-wage workers.

Gov. Inslee statement on Senate approval of transportation package

“I’m glad to see the Senate act on transportation today. I've been pushing for a transportation investment package since my first day in office.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s Open Internet decision by the FCC

"I applaud today's decisive Open Internet decision by Chairman Wheeler and the Federal Communications Commission.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson regarding U.S. Dept. of Justice motion to stay Texas ruling to block federal immigration reforms

"Washington state has been called a poster-child for the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Our state's agricultural, high-tech and services industries, the strength of our economy and the quality of life of our people all require Congress to finally act.

Inslee statement on tentative port settlement

 Gov. Jay Inslee released this statement about the agreement in principle reached Friday evening between the ILWU and the PMA.

Inslee signs 2015 supplemental budget, lauds Legislature for early delivery

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed the 2015 supplemental operating budget to keep Washington’s budget balanced through the remainder of the 2013–15 biennium, which ends June 30.

The winnings are in: Governors Baker, Hassan and Inslee deliver on Super Bowl bets

A Super Bowl loss became a big win for two Washington nonprofits this week. The winnings of Gov. Inslee’s Super Bowl wager with New England governors Charlie Baker (R-MA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) arrived this week. The governors agreed to donate to area food banks win or lose. 

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West Coast governors push for settlement in port dispute

West Coast governors said today they welcome the involvement of U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez in the labor impasse that has disrupted West Coast shipping for months, and join him in continuing to push for an end to the dispute.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s hearing regarding repeal of Washington’s death penalty law

“I was glad to see the House Judiciary Committee take testimony today on Rep. Reuven Carlyle’s bill to repeal Washington state’s death penalty law.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement following the resignation of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber

“Governor Kitzhaber had an incredible career of public service in Oregon. His work in particular on healthcare helped lead the transformation of our nation’s healthcare system.

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Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on announcement of Senate transportation proposal

“I want to thank Senate negotiators for their hard work and leadership on transportation. I've been advocating for a transportation package since my first day in office and I welcome this development.

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