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Inslee does partial veto of school siting bill

Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed part of a bill Wednesday that would allow school districts to build outside of urban growth areas. Inslee made an exception for school districts in Pierce … Click to Continue »

Governor signs measure expanding prison education programs

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that would expand education programs for inmates. Senate Bill 5069 authorizes the state Department of Corrections to partner with community and technical colleges … Click to Continue »

Washington special session to start Monday

Gov. Jay Inslee is calling lawmakers back for a special session that will start Monday. He said he was disappointed that lawmakers once again are forced to go into overtime … Click to Continue »

New law promotes media literacy, internet safety in schools

Washington leaders have passed a law that requires students to learn about media literacy and internet safety in schools. The News Tribune reports ( ) Gov. Jay Inslee signed the … Click to Continue »

Drivers tw face new distracted driving penalties in Wash.

Holding a phone while driving in Washington state could become illegal in 2019 if Gov. Jay Inslee signs a distracted driving measure passed by the Legislature. The bill cleared both … Click to Continue »

New bill signed into law protecting tethered dogs

Dog owners could face new penalties in Washington state if they tie up or "tether" their dogs in an inhumane way. Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday … Click to Continue »

Washington governor signs theatrical wrestling bill

Gov. Jay Inslee, sitting alongside masked wrestlers, signed a bill Monday that creates a license for theatrical wrestling schools. Inslee called the sport the "richest cultural tradition in the United … Click to Continue »

Governor Jay Inslee Renews North Carolina Travel Ban Over New Anti-LGBTQ Policy

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf A face that seems to say, "Fuck your discriminatory bullshit, North Carolina." OFFICE OF GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed a ban today prohibiting "non-essential state-funded travel" to North Carolina in response to the state's anti-LGBTQ policies. Show More Summary

Inslee reissues ban on non-essential state travel to NC

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued a new memo to ban non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina because he says that the state's repeal of its so-called "bathroom bill" is … Click to Continue »

Washington, Oregon governors vow to fight Trump

The Democratic governors of Washington state and Oregon say they will fight attempts by President Donald Trump to weaken environmental protection laws in the two states. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee … Click to Continue »

A Capital Gains Tax Would Be More Volatile than Washington State Revenue Projections Suggest

One Washington capital gains tax proposal is dead, but others are on the horizon. House Democratic leaders have signaled that a capital gains tax—which was also featured in Governor Jay Inslee’s budget proposal—will be part of their revenue package, chiefly as a means to increase education funding. In that vein, it’s instructive to consider the […]

Where Trumpcare Will Hurt Most in Washington State

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Map: Where Trumpcare Will Hurt Most in Washington State and Which of Our Members of Congress Like This Bill by Heidi Groover "A disaster for Washington." That's how Governor Jay Inslee describes the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) with the American Health Care Act (go ahead and call it "Trumpcare"). Show More Summary

Gov. declares state of emergency for flooding in 20 counties

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation to free up state resources should flooding or other damage happen because of rain and early snow melt in Eastern Washington. The … Click to Continue »

Gov. Inslee declares state of emergency for 28 counties

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for 28 Washington counties affected by severe winter weather. The governor's office said in a news release Wednesday that winter storms … Click to Continue »

What the GOP Healthcare Plan Means for WA: Lost Coverage for 700,000 People, More Uninsured than Before Obamacare

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Washington Governor Jay Inslee is warning about what Republicans' Obamacare replacement could mean for Washington state. Office of Governor Jay Inslee Washington Governor Jay Inslee continued his attack on Congressional...Show More Summary

New children and families state agency bill passes House

A measure requested by Gov. Jay Inslee to establish a new state agency called the Department of Children, Youth and Families has passed the House. House Bill 1661 was voted … Click to Continue »

Gov. Inslee signs school levy bill sought by districts

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure that delays a planned cut in local school levy rates for one year, something school districts have said they need in … Click to Continue »

WA governor says health care analysis confirms worst fears

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says say that a nonpartisan analysis of the Republican plan to replace the national health care law "confirms our worst fears." Monday's report by the Congressional … Click to Continue »

Inslee says revised travel ban is a "substantial retreat"

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee called the President Donald Trump's revised travel ban a "substantial retreat from the president." Inslee said Monday that president's actions were a reaction to the state's … Click to Continue »

Washington Governor calls out GOP for Obamacare repeal: It’s ‘confusion wrapped around chaos’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined CNN’s New Day on Tuesday morning where he spoke with host Alisyn Camerota about President Donald Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “I think that when you get into an airplane and you look at the cockpit and you see the pilot saying...

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