The state government: Still running this morning. Governor's Office "Twenty-One Minutes to Spare": So said State Senator Jim Hargrove after Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a $38.2 billion budget just before midnight, narrowly avoiding a shutdown of state government. Show More Summary
June 28--Lawmakers have new momentum for a gas-tax increase that would pay for highway projects. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sunday he would accept a deal that restricts his ability to create new rules for the carbon emissions of fuel,...Show More Summary
June 28--A gas-tax increase that would pay for highway projects has new momentum in the Legislature. Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday he would accept a deal even if it restricts his ability to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from gasoline...Show More Summary
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has chosen a new agricuture director from the state Ecology Department. Click here for full story.
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off: • WA-Gov, Sen: Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy Polling suggests he'll have an easier time when he runs for re-election, even if it's a rematch against ex-Attorney General Rob McKenna. Show More Summary
The patio (and the beer-making) at Standard Brewing is about to get a lot bigger. Standard Brewing Governor Inslee Signs Bill Benefitting Washington DistilleriesGovernor Jay Inslee just signed state bill 5353, thereby greatly expanding the marketing opportunities of local distilleries. Show More Summary
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought Friday — citing historically low snowpack, dwindling rivers and rising temperatures that have plunged nearly the entire West Coast into official emergency status.
Gov. Jay Inslee also warned that residents should be prepared for an active fire season.
A statewide emergency drought was declared in the US state of Washington on Friday amid record low snowpack levels and declining river levels, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced in a statement.
Drought isn't just a California problem, folks. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on Friday, with snowpack and stream flows dramatically below normal. “We’re really starting to feel the pain from this snowpack drought," Inslee said at a press conference. Show More Summary
Drought conditions have "deepened dramatically" over the last few weeks, Inslee said. Washington Department of Ecology After weeks of piecemeal emergency drought declarations across the state, Governor Jay Inslee announced this morning that the entire state of Washington is facing drought. "Rain has been normal," Inslee said. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on Friday, saying drought conditions caused by a lack of snowpack are the most serious in over a decade.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee today signed a bill mandating that law enforcement obtain a warrant before using stingray devices within the state's borders. The law, which goes into effect immediately, is one of the strongest in the country as it requires police to describe how the stingray will be used to collect data. Show More Summary
The US government might have only started taking a serious look at the civil liberty implications for stingrays and other cellphone surveillance devices, but Washington state isn't willing to wait. Governor Jay Inslee has just signed...Show More Summary
There is no indication that Gov Jay Inslee (Democrat, Washington) is implicated in an abuse of power case involving a former bodyguard. The post Google News is wrong: Gov. Jay Inslee (D, Washington) was not arrested on abuse-of-power charges. appeared first on RedState.
SENATE: GOP Searches for Patty Murray Challenger. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee might be Sen. Patty Murray’s best friend in 2016. A Republican operative confirmed to CQ Roll Call the party is looking to target Murray this cycle, but with many of the state’s most eligible Republicans expressing more interest in challenging the Democratic governor, a […]
(Reuters) - Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday signed a bill that will overhaul the state's medical marijuana market, reconciling the long unregulated system with the voter-approved recreational pot industry. While marijuana remains...Show More Summary
Medical marijuana will soon be folded into the recreational marijuana system created under Initiative 502. Atomazul/Shutterstock Governor Jay Inslee today signed a lengthy reform bill that will radically change the way medical marijuana is bought and sold in Washington state. Show More Summary
April 18--Gov. Jay Inslee took his bully pulpit underground Friday into the future University of Washington Station, to send a message that nothing less than $15 billion is acceptable to expand the regional light-rail network. That number...Show More Summary
Gov. Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency in nearly half of usually damp Washington on Friday, and officials said the entire state could be classified as drought-stricken by early May.