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Govs. Inslee and Brown announce decision to opt-in to FirstNet

Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced today that their states have chosen to opt-in to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT&T to deliver a wireless broadband network to the states' public safety community.

Inslee statement on Amtrak incident in Pierce County

"Today’s tragic incident in Pierce County is a serious and ongoing emergency. Trudi and I are holding in our hearts everyone on board, and are praying for the many injured. They are our top priority, and I know first responders are doing everything to ensure everyone has the care they need.

11 years after near-fatal crash, woman continues fight against drowsy driving

Domestic Violence Awareness Month underscores need for legal aid

Summit on gangs to connect communities across Washington

Inslee: now is the time to talk about gun violence, now is the time to act

“Once again, we are mourning the violent loss of innocent lives to a man who had access to weapons no civilian should have access to. It’s impossible to know how to stop every act of gun violence, but I know with my whole being that our nation’s leaders aren’t even trying.

Inslee statement on Las Vegas shooting

“It's difficult to conceive of the horrific violence suffered in Las Vegas last night. Trudi and I, and all Washingtonians, pray for the hundreds wounded or fighting now for their lives, and grieve for the dozens killed.

Inslee statement on Freeman High School shooting

"This morning’s shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking. All Washingtonians are thinking of the victims and their families, and are grateful for the service of school staff and first responders working to keep our students safe.

Inslee statement on violence in Charlottesville, Va.

"No American can ignore the disgusting hate and violence we’ve seen in Charlottesville over the last two days.

"Trudi and I hold the victims of today’s attack in our thoughts, and we know that all Washingtonians who believe in freedom, peace, and justice for all will do the same.

Inslee statement on shooting in Virginia

"This morning's news was a shock to wake up to. Trudi and I, along with all Washingtonians, send our thoughts to Congressman Scalise, the Capitol Police officers, Congressional staff and others injured and who witnessed this horrific act. We hope for a speedy and full recovery for all."

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding potential leak at Hanford

"Today’s alarming incident at Hanford elevates the urgency of the federal government to prioritize and fund all critical cleanup at this aging nuclear reservation. We are not aware of any nuclear waste leaking outside the AZ-101 double-shelled tank, but we expect the U.S.

Brown and Inslee call for increased federal Hanford funding

Governors Kate Brown and Jay Inslee yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump and federal energy and budget officials urging increased funding for Hanford cleanup efforts.

Inslee statement on today's Hanford Nuclear Reservation tunnel breach

Inslee’s request for federal disaster assistance approved


Inslee proclaims state of emergency for 28 counties affected by winter storms

Gov. Jay Inslee late yesterday proclaimed a state of emergency for 28 counties recovering from the impacts of recent severe winter weather.

Inslee statement on anti-Semitic vandalism at Temple De Hirsch Sinai

“Yesterday’s act of vandalism at the Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle is the latest in a wave of anti-Semitic threats against our state’s Jewish community.

Inslee statement on apparent hate crime shooting in Kent

“In Kent Friday night, one of our fellow Washingtonians suffered a gunshot wound in his own driveway. By all accounts this was not a random act of violence, but a crime of hate, with the shooter targeting the victim because he was a member of the Sikh faith.

Inslee statement on Mercer Island Jewish Community Center threat

“The despicable nationwide wave of threats and vandalism against our Jewish community hit Washington state with yesterday’s threat against the Mercer Island Stroum Jewish Community Center.

Statement from Inslee on Trump Administration removing protections for transgender students

Inslee statement on last night's shooting at UW Seattle and the demonstrations planned for today

Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement regarding the shooting last night during a protest at the University of Washington and the planned Women’s Marches around the state today:


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