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.

Inslee statement on important new transportation improvements in updated supplemental budget

OLYMPIA— Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement today thanking legislators for funding several priority transportation improvements, including the congestion relief actions he announced last month for Interstate 405 and incident response teams along Interstate 5.

Inslee directs changes to I-405 express toll lanes, repairs to I-5 and funding for more Incident Response Teams

SHORELINE – Gov. Jay  Inslee today announced a slate of changes to improve safety and reduce congestion along the most congested areas of I-5 and I-405.  

Inslee appoints Roger Millar as Acting Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he’s appointed Roger Millar to serve as the Acting Secretary of Transportation for the state Department of Transportation, effective immediately.

Inslee statement regarding Senate Republicans’ “politically motivated” attack against WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson

“Senate Republicans today took an action wholly unfitting of the expectations of the people of this state.

“They engaged in a politically-motivated attack on an eminently qualified woman.

Statement from Inslee’s office regarding Senate vote on Lynn Peterson confirmation

Jaime Smith, communications director for Gov. Jay Inslee, released the following statement following today’s vote by Senate Republicans to reject confirmation of WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson.

Gov. Inslee gets Washington moving again with major transportation investments

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a bipartisan transportation investment package that will create an estimated 200,000 jobs and address critical safety, maintenance and congestion needs all across Washington.

The 16-year, $16 billion “Connecting Washington” package includes:

Legislature adjourns with a solid budget, action on key priorities

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about a statewide transportation investment package

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on House transportation proposal

“I want to thank Rep. Clibborn and House transportation legislators for their hard work and leadership on transportation. I've been advocating for a transportation investment package since my first day in office and this development gets us one step closer.

Policy Brief: Carbon Pollution Accountability Act - Revenue Forecast

Inslee’s oil transportation safety bill passed with bipartisan support out of state House of Representatives

OLYMPIA – The state House of Representatives late yesterday passed Gov.

Gov. Inslee statement on Senate approval of transportation package

“I’m glad to see the Senate act on transportation today. I've been pushing for a transportation investment package since my first day in office.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on announcement of Senate transportation proposal

“I want to thank Senate negotiators for their hard work and leadership on transportation. I've been advocating for a transportation package since my first day in office and I welcome this development.

Inslee names Ann Rendahl to Utilities and Transportation Commission

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Ann Rendahl to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Governor proclaims emergency to facilitate emergency road repairs

OLYMPIA— Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed a state of emergency in five counties to facilitate emergency repairs to state and local roadways damaged by recent storms and slope erosion.



Gov. Inslee calls for comprehensive statewide transportation program

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a comprehensive and innovative proposal to address Washington’s most-pressing transportation needs, including fixing ailing bridges, patching crumbling roads, cleaning our air and water and completing major regional projects on time and within budget.

Inslee set to release detailed legislative proposals on education, transportation, climate, budget

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding today's announcement from the ports of Seattle and Tacoma to develop a regional operating partnership

“The ports of Seattle and Tacoma are taking an important step towards a collaborative, regional operating model. 


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