For the latest COVID-19 health guidance, statistics and resources, visit

COVID-19 resource list for impacted Washington businesses and workers

The Governor’s Office has compiled this partial list of resources to support economic retention and recovery related to COVID-19 coronavirus.

For latest information, resources, and guidance related to COVID-19, please visit the Washington State Department of Health website

Inslee and other governors send letter urging Trump to expand unemployment benefits

Gov. Jay Inslee joined the governors of Alaska, Illinois and Ohio today in urging the Trump administration to expand access to unemployment benefits as the impact of COVID-19 continues to disrupt the economy. 

The letter reads, in part:

Gov. Inslee statement on SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and Swedish Hospital negotiations

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on negotiations between SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and Swedish Hospital.

Inslee announces workers' compensation coverage to include quarantined health workers/first responders

Op-Ed: Fair overtime pay is needed in Washington

Inslee announces appointment of Lisa Brown as director of Washington State Department of Commerce

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of Lisa Brown as director of the Washington State Department of Commerce today. Brown takes over from Brian Bonlender who served in that role for the past six years.

Inslee proposes broadband access for all

Inslee's State of the State: Washington's Unwritten Chapter

Inslee budget would link 100,000 students with career-connected learning opportunities by 2027

Maritime Blue: Washington’s strategy for a “Blue Economy”

Investing in Washington’s continuing success

Bilingual paraeducators bridge gap between student, teacher

One-stop job center connects military service members with employment

Washington prepares for workforce changes caused by automation, AI

Inslee selected to lead governors’ education and workforce committee for 4th consecutive term

The National Governors Association today announced that Gov.

Inslee names Lisa van der Lugt director of the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises

Inslee tours Olympic Peninsula to discuss maritime industry

State’s new Equal Pay Opportunity Act takes effect today

TUMWATER — Starting today in Washington, employees are legally required to receive equal pay and career advancement opportunities, regardless of gender. The changes are a result of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn and signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee in March.

Report: Washington is best state for building Boeing’s new mid-market aircraft

Inslee names former Ambassador Suzi LeVine as new Employment Security Department Commissioner

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Suzan “Suzi” LeVine as commissioner of the Employment Security Department. LeVine replaces Dale Peinecke who announced his retirement in April.


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