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Gov. Jay Inslee announces new partnership that will provide aid to Hampton Lumber Mill in Darrington

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that a new partnership between the Washington State Department of Commerce and United Way of Snohomish County is allowing $300,000 in grant funding to help Hampton Mill in Darrington continue operations while SR 530 is repaired.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Bernard F. Veljacic to Clark County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Bernard F. Veljacic to serve as a Superior Court judge for Clark County.

Gov. Inslee announces executive action to reduce carbon pollution and promote clean energy

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed an executive order outlining a series of steps to cut carbon pollution in Washington and advance development and use of clean energy technologies. 

Gov Inslee appoints Judge Mary Yu to the Washington State Supreme Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu to the Washington State Supreme Court. Yu will fill the seat of Justice Jim Johnson who retired from the court earlier this week due to health issues.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding approval of additional FEMA support for SR 530 slide recovery efforts

“I thank President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their prompt approval of the

Governor Jay Inslee appoints Ron Sims as Chair of the Board of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange

Gov. Jay Inslee this week announced the appointment of Ron Sims as Board Chair for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, which runs the state’s online marketplace for health insurance, the Washington Healthplanfinder. His appointment runs from June 15, 2014 through Dec. 15, 2015.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on the National Climate Assessment released by the White House today

The release sent earlier today by the White House is here.

Gov. Jay Inslee approves $150,000 state economic recovery grant to aid tourism efforts in 530 slide area

Governor Jay Inslee today approved $150,000 in economic recovery aid to help promote Darrington and the Stillaguamish Valley as a destination for summer travelers. The funds will supplement local business, city, county and Washington Tourism Alliance spending.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Scott Gallina to the Hells Canyon Circuit Superior Court

ASOTIN – Gov. Jay Inslee was in Asotin today to announce that he is appointing Scott Gallina to the Hells Canyon Circuit Supreme Court, which represents Asotin, Garfield and Columbia counties.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Chad Allred to King County Superior Court

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is appointing Chad Allred to King County Superior Court.

Gov. Inslee announces grant award to return long-term unemployed to work

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded today by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department.

Gov. Inslee cancels parole for Jerry Lain

Gov. Jay Inslee has cancelled the Indeterminate Sentence Review Board’s (ISRB) order that granted parole to Jerry Lain.

Governor and UK delegation hold follow up meeting on climate partnership

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Inslee requests FCC delay vote on internet rules

Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on today's FCC vote on internet rules

“I was disappointed that the Federal Communications Commission chose to vote today, disregarding requests from businesses, activists and government officials to delay the vote so discussion could continue about the need for a free and open Internet.

Governor Inslee asks for disaster declaration following gas explosion in North Bend

Gov. Inslee's statement on the swearing in of State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu

“I am thrilled that Mary Yu is now Washington’s newest Supreme Court justice.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on SBA approval of North Bend disaster declaration

“I want to thank the Small Business Administration and Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet for the quick work in approving my request for an emergency declaration to help North Bend residents and businesses impacted by the April 25 explosion.

Lean Management initiative is making state government more efficient

Gov. Jay Inslee’s initiative to improve state government services is showing results.

Inslee names new director of the Office of Financial Management

SEATTLE - Speaking at a meeting of his Transition Committee this morning, Governor-Elect Jay Inslee named David Schumacher as Director of Washington's Office of Financial management. Schumacher will serve as the Governor's chief advisor on budget and fiscal issues.


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