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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.

Inslee statement regarding recovery of two Western State Hospital patients

Inslee continues accountability actions in DOC sentencing error; announces new acting secretary


Inslee releases investigative report on DOC sentencing errors

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today released an investigative report regarding sentencing miscalculations at the state Department of Corrections.

Obama Administration approves public assistance for 10 counties for December wind and rain storms

Inslee makes strong case for proposed next steps to improve state psychiatric hospitals

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today made a strong case for the next steps to improve safety and treatment at Western State Hospital, the state’s largest psychiatric hospital.

Gov. Inslee requests federal disaster assistance following December storm

As local jurisdictions continue to recover from a powerful December storm that brought heavy rains, strong winds, and a tornado in Clark County, Gov.

Obama Administration approves public assistance for 16 counties for November wind and rain storms

Gov. Jay Inslee today thanked President Obama for quickly approving his request for a major disaster declaration in connection with a November wind and rain storm. 

Inslee issues directive to increase accountability of state IT systems

Gov. Inslee requests federal disaster assistance for fall rain, windstorm


Inslee anuncia una iniciativa de salud pública para contener los crímenes con armas de fuego y suicidios

BURIEN – El Gobernador Jay Inslee firmó hoy una orden ejecutiva, executive order, para lanzar una iniciativa de salud pública a nivel estatal para reducir y prevenir fatalidades y lesiones relacionadas con armas d


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