Washington examines innovative ways to combat homelessness

Joint statement on U.S. Supreme Court Janus case from Gov. Inslee and Attorney General Ferguson

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in the Janus v. AFSCME case, Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following joint statement:

Inslee, industry, labor, and local leaders launch statewide Choose Washington Council for the New Market Airplane

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched a statewide council to grow and preserve aerospace jobs and strengthen the aerospace supply chain by securing the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing’s middle-of-the-market New Market Airplane in Washington state.

Washington to become 5th state in the nation to adopt paid family leave

With strong bipartisan support, the Legislature passed a bill on Friday that establishes the most forward-thinking paid family and medical leave law in the nation. 

When will the United States catch up on paid family leave? Inslee hopes state research will keep federal efforts from stalling

OLYMPIA – Paid family leave has long bubbled along the surface of conversations as one of the crucial steps in supporting working families.

Inslee signs executive order related to reducing recidivism and increasing public safety

Gov. Jay Inslee today, in recognition of National Reentry Week, signed an executive order to better support the successful transition of people leaving prison and returning to their communities.

Inslee helps secure federal assistance for Alcoa curtailment in Wenatchee and Ferndale

Governor, NFIB: Make Way For Small Business Saturday

Gov. Jay Inslee and NFIB, the state’s largest and leading small-business association, are teaming up to make every Washingtonian aware of this coming Saturday’s march on Main Street.

Washington state receives federal grant to help launch design of paid family leave program

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez today announced that Washington state is one of eight states to receive grant funding to help implement paid leave programs around the country. Gov.

Inslee announces formation of Subcabinet on Military Downsizing

Agencies to focus on coordinated state response to potential military reductions.

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee today announced the formation of a Subcabinet on Military Downsizing to address possible reductions in military force in the state.

Gov. Jay Inslee highlights proposals to improve tax fairness for working families in Washington

Gov. Inslee meets with Paula Zambrano, a worker at a fruit company in Yakima.

YAKIMA, Wash. – A group of workers met with Gov. Jay Inslee here today to tell him about the challenges of living on minimum wage and their feeling that Washington’s economic recovery is leaving them behind.

Fact Sheet: Giving Working Families a Break

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s House passage of bills to increase the state minimum wage, enact paid sick and safe leave

“Today the House passed two modest, measured and much-needed bills to give an economic lift to thousands of Washington’s lowest-wage workers.

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Statement from Governor Jay Inslee regarding Rep. Jessyn Farrell's minimum wage bill

“The rising tide of productivity and prosperity isn’t raising all boats. Too many hard-working men and women in Washington are falling further behind, impacting not just the prospects for those workers and their families but the prosperity of our state as well.

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.

Inslee rolls out Working Washington Agenda

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today put forward a plan for revitalizing Washington's economy, creating jobs and ensuring we have workers with the knowledge and skills to fill those jobs.

Governor Inslee releases Working Washington budget priorities

Proposal would boost education funding, set new accountability measures 

Policy Brief: Gov. Inslee's Working Washington Agenda: Key Successes

Policy Brief: Improving the Business Climate and Expanding Our Workforce

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