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Inslee issues decision to reject permit for Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal project

Gov. Jay Inslee today notified state regulators that he agrees with their unanimous recommendation to reject Tesoro Savage's application to build a new terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Amtrak commits to paying derailment costs, speeding implementation of positive train control

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today following a conversation with Amtrak's president: 

"Earlier today, Transportation Secretary Roger Millar and I spoke with Richard Anderson, President and Co-CEO of Amtrak, regarding the tragic train derailment in DuPont. 

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.

Leading in the maritime sector: Washington launches Maritime Blue 2050 initiative

Inslee and Brown blast Trump Administration efforts to roll back oil train safety

Govs. Jay Inslee and Kate Brown are blasting the Trump Administration’s actions to roll back rules that improve oil train safety.

For domestic flights, standard state licenses acceptable until fall 2020

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

Inslee signs tougher distracted driving and DUI laws in Tacoma

Inslee signs executive order to support safe testing and operation of autonomous vehicles

Inslee signs new travel ban to North Carolina

Joint statement by Inslee and Pacific Coast governors and mayors in response to EPA’s reconsideration of federal vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards

“As the governors of Washington and Oregon, the mayors of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Oakland, and representing a West Coast region of over 50 million people with a combined GDP of $2.8 trillion, we speak today in unified opposition to the federal withdrawal from the vehicle fuel effici

Inslee doubles state electric vehicle fleet with long-range EV purchases

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee doubled the number of cost-saving electric vehicles in the state motor pool with the purchase of more than 130 long-range EVs.

British Columbia, Washington state to create Cascadia Innovation Corridor to promote regional economic opportunities in tech industries

Premier Christy Clark and Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a memorandum of understanding affirming their shared interest in creating regional economic opportunities for innovation in the technology sector.

Inslee announces appointment of Roger Millar as secretary of Department of Transportation

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Roger Millar as secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, effective immediately. Millar, who had been serving as deputy secretary for the past year, was appointed acting secretary in February.

Inslee meets with federal railroad authorities, calls for halt to Bakken crude oil trains until new safety measures enacted

Op-ed by Gov. Inslee: Congress must act now on oil trains

Governor Inslee's op-ed in The Columbian published June 16, 2016

Travel ban on non-essential state-paid travel to Mississippi

The governor late today, April 5, issued a memo to cabinet and small cabinet agencies regarding non-essential state-paid travel to Mississippi.

Statement from Inslee regarding Alaska Air Group acquisition of Virgin America

“We all have reason to celebrate today's news that one of Washington's world-class companies, Alaska Airlines, continues to grow, innovate and invest in our state.

Inslee prohibits non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina

OLYMPIA – Gov.

Inslee signs supplemental transportation budget focused on traffic relief

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed the 2016 supplemental transportation budget that continues to improve safety and traffic relief throughout Washington.

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