Inslee shares Washington’s pandemic story with U.S. House COVID committee

Story  Almost two years to the day after the first case of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed…

Inslee issues Green Crab Infestation proclamation

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today issued an emergency order to address the exponential increase in the European green crab population within the…

Inslee updates decades-old affirmative action guidance for more equity in hiring, education and contracting

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today signed an executive order that rescinds Directive 98-01, a 23-year-old document that was supposed to…

Inslee prioritizes poverty reduction efforts

Story  Year after year, Washington ranks among the best economies in the country, and yet existing policies and systems have…

Inslee provides support to hospitals to fight Omicron variant

Story  With COVID-19 cases rising due to the transmissibility of the Omicron variant, hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in…

Inslee issues emergency order on non-urgent health care services

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today issued an emergency order to temporarily restrict non-urgent health care services, procedures and surgeries that are performed…

Inslee statement on start of 2022 legislative session

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on the first day of the 2022 legislative session. “As the Legislature…

Inslee amends proclamation to waive truck driver hours

Story  Yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a weather-related emergency proclamation due to a series of severe winter storms that have caused hazardous…

Inslee issues emergency weather proclamation

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee issued an emergency proclamation today around winter weather and flooding due to a series of severe winter storms…

Inslee signs Executive Order for Equity in Public Contracting and announces intention to rescind Directive 98-01

Gov. Jay Inslee made two announcements today related to breaking down systemic barriers around race and increasing equity. First, he…

Inslee statement on efforts to stop violence fueled by election lies

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee released the following statement today announcing his support for legislation currently being written that would outlaw…

Inslee flag directive to commemorate the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee issued a flag directive today to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the insurrection on the U.S.…

Inslee statement on federal disaster declaration

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today commended the Biden Administration, which approved Inslee’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration and agreed…

Inslee announces additional resources for Omicron variant

Story  As Washington state is experiencing a dramatic rise in COVID cases due to the Omicron variant, Gov. Jay Inslee…

Boards and Commissions appointments by Governor Jay Inslee – December 2021

Story  Below is the monthly recap of board and commission appointments made by Gov. Jay Inslee during the month of December 2021.…

The year in photos: 2021

As we end 2021, here’s a look back through photos of some of Gov. Jay Inslee’s work across the state.…

Inslee statement on the death of Justice Mary Fairhurst

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today following news of the death of retired Washington State Supreme Court Justice…

Inslee statement on payments collected for long-term care program

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today on his authority to make changes to the long-term care premiums set…

Inslee letter to ESD on long-term care premiums collection

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to the state Employment Security Department, directing them to not accept long-term services and support…

Video message from Gov. Jay Inslee and Trudi Inslee on holidays, omicron variant and boosters

Story  The governor and Trudi Inslee released a video today, as the holidays approach and more people gather with family and…