President Xi is in Seattle today and all anyone can think about is traffic. Kaliva / Shutterstock.com The President of China, Xi Jinping, Is in Seattle Today: He's meeting Governor Jay Inslee and Ambassador Gary Locke in Everett this morning before meeting with more politicians (and Mayor Ed Murray) this afternoon. Show More Summary
In November of 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee called a special session to quickly give Boeing an $8.7 billion tax break—the largest tax break given to any private company by any state in the entire history of the United States....Show More Summary
Wildfires continue to rage in Washington State this week, as two towns are evacuated in the eastern part of the state due to direct threat from the fires. Governor Jay Inslee announced today that three firefighters have perished while fighting the and a
Three firefighters died and four others were injured while battling a wildfire in northern Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday evening.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Three firefighters in Washington state were killed and four injured while battling a wildfire threatening the north-central town of Twisp, Governor Jay Inslee said on Wednesday.
Come Monday, Gov. Jay Inlsee and state lawmakers will be back to fighting over how to adequately fund K-12 education. Office of Governor Jay Inslee The Supreme Court is Fining the State $100,000 a Day for Failing to Fully Fund K-12 Education:...Show More Summary
Washington State Faces $100,000-a-Day Fine Until Schools Plan Is Reached NYT: The state’s highest court “encouraged” Gov. Jay Inslee to call the Legislature into a special session to find a way to close the gap in spending between rich and poor schools. Show More Summary
Potatoes, blueberries and wine to be part of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's trade trip to Japan and South Korea. Click here for full story.
It has been a bad month for Planned Parenthood. With the release of their fourth video today, the Center for Medical Progress continues to expose the reality of what the abortion industry is. But one friend they have not lost is Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee. In response to a request from seven state legislators calling on […]
July 28--A provision in the state's transportation budget is pitting activists who want to see the state cut carbon pollution against supporters of sidewalks, bike paths and public transit. When Gov. Jay Inslee signed the 16-year, $16...Show More Summary
Inslee: A tall guy, particularly when compared to children, and even when sitting. Governor's Office/Flickr Not-so-jolly green giant Jay Inslee is sticking it to the opponents of his climate agenda in the state legislature. Today, Inslee's...Show More Summary
A new poll shows about a quarter of Democrats are leaning toward "a different Democrat" for governor. Office of Governor Jay Inslee A new Elway Poll measuring Washington voters' opinions about Governor Jay Inslee is out today and the news is pretty "meh" for the governor. Show More Summary
Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants to mandate biofuel consumption for motorists in the state. This week Russ Finley explains why that is still a bad idea.
Congratulations for going gas-free! Now give the State of Washington $50. J.D.S/Shutterstock Last week, Governor Jay Inslee finally signed a $16 billion transportation package after accepting a painful compromise. Under the terms ofShow More Summary
Fred Felleman COURTESY OF FRED FELLEMAN Bill Bryant—a poor man's Mitt Romney—is leaving the port commission to run for governor, and you know what that means: Jay Inslee will win a second term and someone who isn't an amoral smarm machine could wind up filling Bryant's seat on the port. Show More Summary
From left: Adonis Williams, Athena Fain, Gabe Mandell, Lara Fain, Michael Foster, and Andrea Rodgers about to meet Governor Inslee. SB Today, Governor Jay Inslee met with a group of kid climate activists currently suing Washington State over its carbon emissions goals. This is no fluffy lawsuit. Show More Summary
The signing of the statewide transportation package yesterday by Governor Jay Inslee granted permission to Community Transit to exceed the maximum 0.9% sales tax rate set for public transportation benefit areas (as allowed for in Section 312 of Senate Bill 5987, specifically for counties with a population of at least 700,000 that contains a city […]
With the clock ticking, Governor Jay Inslee (D) called the Washington State Legislature into its third and final special session on June 28th to determine the budget for the next biennium. The budget includes many important changes in...Show More Summary
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