Inslee appoints David Puente, Jr. as director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Today Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of David Puente, Jr.


Inslee statement on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

"My fellow Washingtonians, today marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in this country on September 11, 2001.

Executive order helps military spouses and veterans find jobs, training

Education, more resources key factors in suicide prevention

Inslee on Trump shutdown: This record-long shutdown has to end

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement, one day before the federal government shutdown becomes the longest in U.S. history:

Investing in Washington’s continuing success

One-stop job center connects military service members with employment

WorkSource helps thousands experience the power of a job

Washington examines innovative ways to combat homelessness

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs receives national award of excellence

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee announced today the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded the Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This is WDVA’s fourth Pillars of Excellence Award since 2014.

Inslee statement on death of Lt. David Bauders

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on the death of Lt. David Bauders.

Inslee statement on retirement of Lt. Gov. Brad Owen


Statements from Gov. Jay Inslee and Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty following the death of Washington National Guard SSG Matthew McClintock

Gov. Jay Inslee and Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty, commander of the Washington National Guard, issued the following statements today after learning about the death of Washington National Guard SSG Matthew McClintock in Afghanistan.

Inslee creates subcabinet to boost business diversity

Gov. Jay Inslee today convened a new subcabinet focused on increasing access for small and minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses to contracting opportunities with Washington state government.

Governor Inslee's statement on Memorial Day

“Memorial Day is a day for us to remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. 

Washington state wins grant to help train veterans for civilian cybersecurity jobs

Public-private partnership tackles disproportionately high unemployment rates

Gov. Inslee issues statement on passing of his father Frank Inslee

Frank E. Inslee, retired biology teacher, high school coach, World War II Naval veteran and father of Gov. Jay Inslee, passed away late Monday night following an illness. He was 88 years old.

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 Inslee signs executive order promoting hiring of veterans

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed an executive order aimed at boosting hiring of Washington’s veterans. He was joined by state military leaders, veterans advocates and business leaders at the 2013 “Hire America’s Heroes” symposium at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Veterans Transition Support

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