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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding today's meeting with US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee who met today with US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to discuss options for preserving Washington's No Child Left Behind waiver.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on Senate Democratic education funding proposal

“The Senate Democrats today presented a sound plan that puts our children ahead of tax breaks and moves us forward on funding education. This is a proposal that acknowledges we have significant work remaining to meet our McCleary obligation.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on House Democratic budget proposal

“Thanks to House Appropriations Chairman Ross Hunter for the supplemental budget proposal he put forward today. The House budget goes further than the Senate’s in addressing our constitutional basic education obligations.

Gov. Jay Inslee proposes compromise legislation to protect millions in federal education funding

Gov. Jay Inslee and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn today met with legislators about proposed legislation that would put Washington in a strong position to protect nearly $40 million in federal funds for struggling students.

Governor Inslee announces new effort to help long-term unemployed workers

Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the state Employment Security Department to deploy $4 million in federal funds in new efforts to put the long-term unemployed back to work.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Philip Sorensen to Pierce County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Philip Sorensen to Pierce County Superior Court.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of John Ruhl to King County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing John Ruhl, a member of Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland PLLC in Seattle, to King County Superior Court.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of William Houser to Kitsap County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing William C. Houser to Kitsap Superior Court.

2013 was a remarkable year for aerospace in Washington, but more work ahead to grow Washington aerospace industry

Significant progress was made in 2013 to protect and expand the aerospace industry in Washington state, according to a report issued today by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Short session yields some big wins but leaves much undone

The 2014 Legislature adjourned late Thursday night, finishing its 60-day session on time and delivering important pieces of Gov. Jay Inslee’s health care and education agendas to his desk.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on meeting with US Dept of Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz regarding Hanford

“Safe and successful cleanup of the nuclear waste stored at Hanford is of utmost priority for the people of Washington state and the Pacific Northwest. The federal government has a moral and legal obligation to oversee the successful cleanup of the waste that remains.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on this morning's KOMO helicopter crash

“This morning two members of the KOMO news family were killed in a tragic crash. Trudi and I send our condolences to their families and to the men and women at KOMO who, despite the personal impacts of this tragedy, have been reporting on this loss with impressive professionalism and grace.


Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on State Supreme Court Justice James M. Johnson's retirement announcement

“From one Ingraham High Ram to another, I wish Jim and his family all the best. He offered a unique perspective on the state’s highest bench, and whether you agreed or disagreed with him, he was always ready for light-hearted banter and conversation.


Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on Snohomish County mudslide

"Trudi and I join all Washingtonians in sending condolences to the families who lost loved ones in today's tragic mudslide. We hope for the best for those injured and the many families displaced by the mudslide.

Update from Gov. Inslee: FEMA commits to provide federal assistance to SR 530 slide

Gov. Jay Inslee said he received assurance from FEMA this morning that the federal government will be issuing a limited emergency declaration for direct federal assistance to assist in the response to the SR 530 slide.

Gov. Inslee's request for additional federal assistance approved by President Obama

OLYMPIA, WA – Gov. Jay Inslee this morning learned that President Obama has approved his

Gov. Jay Inslee requests expansion of federal Emergency Declaration for SR 530 slide response

Gov. Jay Inslee today requested an expansion of the federal Emergency Declaration received earlier this week.

Gov. Jay Inslee calls for a moment of silence in honor of SR 530 Slide victims

Gov. Jay Inslee today called for a moment of silence tomorrow, March 29, at 10:37 am to honor SR 530 slide victims, those still missing and the many grieving families in the Stillaguamish Valley.

Gov Inslee requests federal disaster declaration for SR 530 Slide damage

OLYMPIA— Gov. Jay Inslee today asked President Obama for a major disaster declaration in Snohomish County to make a number of programs available to assist individuals, households, and businesses impacted by the Oso landslide on March 22.

Gov. Inslee requests more federal disaster assistance for the SR 530 Slide

Governor’s second letter in two days requests assistance for repairing public infrastructure


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