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:

Statement from Gov. Inslee on shooting of Tacoma Police officer

“Trudi and I send our thoughts and prayers to the family and loved ones of the Tacoma police officer killed tonight in the line of duty. All of Washington grieves with Tacoma, which tonight lost one of their finest. 

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding capture of suspect in Burlington shooting

"As governor of the state of Washington, I can say that our entire state is united tonight. I’ve been across the state today from Tacoma to Othello to Burlington and I can say that all of our hearts are in Burlington tonight.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding tonight's shooting in Burlington

"Tragedy has struck in Washington tonight. Our hearts are in Burlington where a shooter has taken the lives of at least four people. Many questions remain but our state patrol and local law enforcement are on the scene working swiftly to locate the shooter and clear the area.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding this morning’s shooting in Mukilteo

"Trudi and I send our deepest condolences to the families of the three young victims of this morning's shooting in Mukilteo and join the community in praying for the recovery of the young person taken to Harborview. These victims were just starting the new chapter of their lives as young adults.

Inslee statement on Dallas police shooting

“Martin Luther King, Jr. said, ‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.’

Inslee issues state directive for LGBTQ Inclusion and Safe Places Initiative

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a directive launching a Safe Place WA initiative to promote LGBTQ inclusion practices and policies throughout state government. 

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on Orlando shooting

"Yesterday it was such an honor to join Spokane's inspiring celebration where they, as many communities across the country this weekend, were celebrating the progress we've made for our LGBTQ friends and family. It was an event marked by pride, love and joy. 

Inslee statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today released a statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students.

Inslee issues directive aimed at reducing lead exposure

Inslee signs executive order related to reducing recidivism and increasing public safety

Gov. Jay Inslee today, in recognition of National Reentry Week, signed an executive order to better support the successful transition of people leaving prison and returning to their communities.


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