by Sydney Brownstone "If [the White House] thinks they're going to jerk away the state's Medicaid money because we won't become mini-ICE agents, they're wrong," Inslee said. TVW After four weeks of chaotic, rapid-fire executive orders...Show More Summary
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he has signed an executive order to ensure that state workers don't help carry out President Donald Trump's "mean spirited" immigration policies. Trump has said … Click to Continue »
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a bill that seeks to improve oral health on reservations in Washington state. The measure was the first bill the governor has signed this … Click to Continue »
TOO SOON? Democrats face fierce urgency of 2018. “The 2018 races are central not only to the individual states, but also to the federal policies in the House of Representatives,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, vice chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, said in an interview. “The key that unlocks the governors’ doors also unlocks the […]
Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on Republicans in the Senate to pass a measure delaying a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through … Click to Continue »
by Leilani Polk OFFICE OF GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE Things are going so poorly in the White House that potential candidates to run against Trump in the 2020 election (assuming No. 45 hasn't gotten booted out of office) are already being discussed in earnest. Show More Summary
“The turbulent early weeks of President Donald Trump’s White House have had an unexpected side effect: boosting Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s national profile,” the Seattle Times reports. “Among Democrats searching for new leaders after taking their own thumping in November, [...]
Should Jay Inslee throw his hat into the ring for president, he would become the first Washingtonian to do so since the revered “Scoop” Jackson in 1976 Photo via KIRO.com I’ll be darned if I’m going to spend the next 2 ½ years thinking about who the Democrats are going to make as their standard-bearer [...]Show More Summary
An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state got a new push this year, with strong backing from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, but the … Click to Continue »
It's Charles Darwin's birthday today -- and the state of Washington has officially declared it "Darwin Day."
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who sued the Trump admin. over the travel ban, joins Ari Melber to talk about the 9th Circuit's unanimous ruling. Inslee says...
Gov. Jay Inslee and state lawmakers are pushing to pass legislation that would force people to store their guns safely and which they say would fix a loophole in the … Click to Continue »
Lawrence talks to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee whose state was the first to sue President Trump over his executive order on immigration.
Asked whether he's laying the groundwork for a 2020 presidential run with his aggressive opposition to Donald Trump's immigration ban, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said: "There’s only one person who has a better job than me right now and that’s Russell Wilson."
by Sydney Brownstone "We will not be intimidated," Washington State Governor Jay Inslee told a room full of reporters and Attorney General's Office employees this morning as AG Bob Ferguson announced the lawsuit. SB The state of Washington...Show More Summary
Normally, I can’t stand my state’s governor, but Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (D) made a funny comparison worth sharing about our new president’s penchant for hyperbolic speech and his “big, beautiful wall.” Seattle’s KING 5Show More Summary
Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday announced a proposal to abolish the death penalty in Washington state. Inslee imposed a moratorium on capital punishment in 2014, … Click to Continue »
by Heidi Groover "While I’m governor, there will not be a state sanctioned execution of a Washington State citizen," says Governor Jay Inslee. Office of Governor Jay Inslee With hopes that new Republican support will help push the question...Show More Summary
Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a Democrat, just granted clemency to convicted murderer Clark Elmore. The confessed killer was sentenced to death for violently raping and brutally murdering a 14-year-old girl in 1995. Clark Elmore choked Kristy Ohnstad, the daughter of his girlfriend, until she fell unconscious. Show More Summary
Gov. Jay Inslee has pledged two years ago to halt executions while he's in office, although the death penalty is still the law