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Citing rail safety concerns, Inslee issues directive to increase oil safety, spill prevention and response efforts in Washington

In response to rapid changes in how crude oil is shipped through the Pacific Northwest, Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a directive to state agencies to increase the state’s oil spill prevention and response efforts.

Gov. Inslee’s statement on the passing of William E. Boeing Jr.

“Trudi and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Bill Boeing Jr. Our deepest sympathy goes to his wife, June, and everyone in the Boeing family. Bill was a tremendous champion for aerospace, having made history in Washington that has changed the course of world transportation.

Inslee appoints Carol Gregory to serve as State Representative in the 30th Legislative District

Gregory will fill the vacancy left by Rep. Roger Freeman who passed away in October

Gov. Inslee proclaims state of emergency following severe storm in Western Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee this afternoon proclaimed a state of emergency in nine counties to facilitate debris removal and emergency repairs to state and local roadways impacted by a severe winter storm from Jan.

Inslee names Jane Rushford and Russ Hauge to the Liquor Control Board

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Jane Rushford as Chair of the Liquor Control Board and Russ Hauge as a Board Member. Their terms are effective Jan. 19, 2015 and Feb. 1, 2015 respectively.

Boards and commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee – December 2014

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 December 2014.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of G. Helen Whitener to Pierce County Superior Court

Inslee names Ann Rendahl to Utilities and Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Ann Rendahl to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Governor Inslee appoints Raymond Clary to the Spokane County Superior Court

Governor Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Raymond Clary to the Spokane County Superior Court. Clary replaces Tari Eitzen, who is retiring after a distinguished career on the bench since 1994. Clary’s term begins in January, 2015.

New report details millions of dollars in state efficiency savings

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s implementation of lean management across state government is helping simplify paperwork, shorten wait times for driver’s licenses and save millions of dollars.

Governor Inslee appoints Veronica Alicea Galván to King County Superior Court

Gov. Inslee on Friday, December 19, announced the appointment of Veronica Alicea Galván to the King County Superior Court. Galván’s term begins in January and will replace Judge Greg Canova, who announced his retirement this winter.

Inslee’s statement on Juno IPO, significant advance for Seattle biotech company

"Congratulations to all of those involved in making Juno a success during this exciting time. Juno's technology, an important part of which was developed right here in Washington state, is helping to make our state ground zero in leading the world in this new immunotherapy cancer treatment.&

Inslee proposes sustainable, responsible, fair budget to "reinvest in Washington"

Gov. Jay Inslee declared today “it is time to reinvest in Washington” and proposed his 2015–17 budget that makes a bold commitment to education and protects important services hit hard by budget cuts during the recession.

Inslee announces slate of proposals to curb pollution, transition Washington to cleaner sources of energy

SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a set of proposals to transition Washington to cleaner sources of energy and meet carbon pollution limits adopted by the state Legislature in 2008.

Inslee proposes boldest new efforts in improving full continuum of education in 2 decades

Gov. Jay Inslee declared tonight that education must be the top priority for the 2015 Legislature, saying it’s past time for the state to meet its moral and constitutional obligations to Washington students.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Raquel Montoya-Lewis to the Whatcom County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that he is appointing Raquel Montoya-Lewis to a new seat on the Whatcom County Superior Court. The new position was approved by the state Legislature in 2013 and established a fourth judge on the bench.

Governor Inslee statement on SR 530 Commission report

Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement today after his office received the final report of the SR 530 Landslide Commission.

Governor proclaims emergency to facilitate emergency road repairs

OLYMPIA— Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed a state of emergency in five counties to facilitate emergency repairs to state and local roadways damaged by recent storms and slope erosion.

Gov. Inslee calls for comprehensive statewide transportation program

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a comprehensive and innovative proposal to address Washington’s most-pressing transportation needs, including fixing ailing bridges, patching crumbling roads, cleaning our air and water and completing major regional projects on time and within budget.

Governor proposes hold-steady supplemental budget, big challenges loom next year

Governor Jay Inslee today proposed modest adjustments to the state’s 2013–15 operating budget, primarily to cover mandatory cost increases and meet key obligations.


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