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Gov. Inslee proclaims state of emergency following severe storm in Western Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee this afternoon proclaimed a state of emergency in nine counties to facilitate debris removal and emergency repairs to state and local roadways impacted by a severe winter storm from Jan.

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Inslee, state leaders launch comprehensive review of state's criminal justice system

Justice Reinvestment effort will inform efforts to reduce crime and recidivism, increase public safety, and address forecasted shortage of prison capacity 

Governor Inslee statement on the shooting at Seattle Pacific University

“I mourn with all Washingtonians tonight for the Seattle Pacific University student who died in today’s tragic shooting.  There are others still struggling with injuries and we ne

Keeping marijuana away from teens top focus for state leaders

Gov. Inslee, Attorney General Ferguson, other state agencies announce safety and public awareness measures in preparation for opening retail marijuana stores

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about today's shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

“On behalf of nearly 7 million Washingtonians, Trudi and I send our deepest condolences to the students, staff and families of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, and particularly to the families of the young victims of today’s tragedy.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is an opportunity to learn about the hazards associated with driving while not fully alert.

Governor Inslee's statement on Drowsy Driving Prevention Week Nov. 11-17, 2013

“This week we have a chance to stop and reflect on the dangers of drowsy driving. Driving while tired can be dangerous and sometimes deadly.

Statements from Governor Inslee and Chair of the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs on Super Typhoon Haiyan

Governor Inslee issued this statement today:

Gov. Jay Inslee announces capital punishment moratorium

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in Washington state.

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

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 Inslee asks for disaster declaration following gas explosion in North Bend

Governor-Elect Jay Inslee announces new slate of appointments

OLYMPIA - At today’s Legislative Preview hosted by the Associated Press, Governor-Elect Jay Inslee introduced the newest five members of his Administration, including the new heads of the Department of Social and Health Services and the Department of Labor & Industries.

Governor-Elect Jay Inslee fills public safety posts

OLYMPIA - Praising their leadership of two critical public safety agencies, Governor-Elect Jay Inslee today announced the re-appointment of Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste and Department of Corrections Secretary Bernard Warner.

Governor Jay Inslee and bipartisan group of legislators urge tougher DUI laws

“There are no more free passes for those who choose to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol.” That was the message from Gov.

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding progress in Legislature at today's cutoff

“Earlier today I heard President Obama say it was a ‘pretty shameful day in Washington’ D.C. because of the failure of the Senate to pass common sense gun safety legislation. I was hoping that here in the other Washington we could do better.

Governor Jay Inslee's statement on tonight's I-5 bridge collapse in Skagit County

“I’m thankful there were no fatalities tonight. I want to thank the U.S. Border Patrol, our State Patrol, Skagit County Sheriff, local fire and police, Fish and Wildlife and other emergency personnel who participated in a very successful rescue effort.

Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on USDA investigation of genetically engineered wheat found at Oregon farm

“News that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating the occurrence of genetically engineered wheat at an Oregon farm earlier this year is a serious matter that I know will raise concerns and a host of questions.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on unanimous passage of his DUI bill in the House and Senate (SB 5912)

"Our roads will be safer due to the good work of those in the House and Senate who voted to strengthen Washington's DUI laws.

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