Category: Washington

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund opens for new applications

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today announced applications will be accepted for the next round of assistance under the Washington COVID-19…

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Inslee statement on Chauvin trial verdict

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for second-degree…

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Inslee appoints André Peñalver to the Pierce County Superior Court

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee appointed André Peñalver today to the Pierce County Superior Court. He will fill a newly created…

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Inslee appoints Tyson Hill to the Grant County Superior Court

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Tyson R. Hill today to the Grant County Superior Court. He replaces Judge John Antosz,…

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Inslee issues proclamation on the Family Emergency Assistance Program

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a proclamation allowing for the expansion of the Family Emergency Assistance Program (FEAP) to assist families…

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Inslee signs bill to put statue of Billy Frank Jr. in U.S. Capitol

Story    Gov. Jay Inslee signed HB 1372 today, which will place a statue of tribal leader Billy Frank Jr. in the…

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Inslee signs commutations following Blake decision

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee has signed commutations for 13 individuals convicted of drug possession charges under a law that was…

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Inslee announces three counties to rollback to Phase 2

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the rollback of three counties not meeting the Phase 3 Healthy Washington metrics for…

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Boards and Commissions appointments – March 2021

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

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Inslee updates Healthy Washington criteria for county phases

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today updated and clarified the criteria for counties to stay in Phase 3 of the state’s…

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Inslee updates high risk worker proclamation

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today modified Proclamation 20-46 to allow employers additional flexibility to seek medical verification from employees and to shift…

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Inslee updates travel restriction proclamation

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today updated Proclamation 20-83 to clarify that, in addition to requiring compliance with CDC restrictions related to international…

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Inslee letter to Congressional delegation on infrastructure priorities

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter to members of the Washington congressional delegation that details his priorities for infrastructure…

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Inslee announces vaccine eligibility expansion to all adults April 15

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that effective April 15, all Washingtonians age 16 and up will be eligible to…

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Inslee statement on Biden’s “American Jobs Plan”

Story  Governor Jay Inslee released a statement today regarding the announcement of President Joe Biden’s “American Jobs Plan”, the first…

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Washington partnership leverages AmeriCorps to address unprecedented food insecurity efforts across state

Story  Last year, Serve Washington, the state’s service commission, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Schultz Family Foundation created the Response Corps…

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Inslee lifts prohibition on travel to North Carolina for many state employees

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today lifted his prohibition on publicly funded non-essential travel to North Carolina that applied to many state employees. In…

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FEMA approves state’s request for mass vaccination site in Yakima

The Yakima Valley has been selected for a six-week federal mass vaccination program that will used fixed and mobile operations…

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Inslee rescinds state travel advisory to align with CDC travel advisory guidance

Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today rescinded his November 2020 Travel Advisory and is advising Washingtonians and others visiting Washington to comply with…

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