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Washington Increases Its EV Subsidies

Originally published on EV Obsession. The governor of Washington state, Jay Inslee, recently signed a new law into effect that will see the state’s electric vehicle incentive program expanded to include plug-in hybrids (with at least 30 miles of all-electric range), according to recent reports. Show More Summary

How Our "Greenest Governor" Pushed for the World's Largest Methanol Refinery in Tacoma

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Washington Governor Jay Inslee didn't anticipate a groundswell of opposition to plans to build a methanol refinery in Tacoma. Governor's Office When Governor Jay Inslee took office, he was dubbed by environmentalists to be the nation's "greenest governor," based on his stellar environmental record. Show More Summary

Thursday Morning News: Rick Astley, Tigers, Sean Maher, Reddit, Justin Bieber, Mississippi, Silver Fox

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

MISSISSIPPI TRAVEL BAN. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Washington Governor Jay Inslee have both banned travel to Mississippi over the anti-LGBT ‘Religious freedom’ law. Here’s Inslee’s memo. Said Murray: “Seattle will continue to… Read The post Thursday Morning News: Rick Astley, Tigers, Sean Maher, Reddit, Justin Bieber, Mississippi, Silver Fox appeared first on Towleroad.

How Does Jay Inslee's Republican Challenger Feel About Donald Trump?

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Bill Bryant: Uhhhhhh. runs away Don Wilson/Port of Seattle This is funny. P.S. Democrats can be evasive, too. See Governor Jay Inslee on charter schools. UPDATE: Heidi Groover has brought my attention to this very important gif as well. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Morning News: Mayor and Governor Impose More Travel Bans, WSDOT Wonders Which Type of Anti-Homeless Fence Is Best

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Is there such a thing as "essential" government travel to Mississippi? City of Seattle Ed Murray and Jay Inslee Ban Official Travel to Mississippi: Following a similar ban on travel to North Carolina, the governor and...Show More Summary

Profiles in Courage: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee, who campaigned against charter schools in his run for Governor in 2012, had the opportunity to prevent this drain on public schools. What did he do? Gov. Jay Inslee took action on more than 150 bills this week, but not a measure to that aims to preserve the state’s system of charter schools. […]

This Week on Blabbermouth: Socialists vs. Superdelegates, Money vs. Art, and Weekend Things to Do!

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Shade-wearing Superdelegate Jay Inslee DECLINED to come on Episode 45 of Blabbermouth to explain why he's backing Hillary Clinton even though Bernie Sanders won the Washington State Democratic caucuses. So I talk to a Socialist who's fired up about getting Inslee and other superdelegates to switch sides. Show More Summary

Washington, Vermont Governors Join Others Banning Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin have banned official state travel to North Carolina over its anti-LGBT law joining New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and the… Read The post Washington, Vermont Governors Join Others Banning Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on Towleroad.

Tippets: Warming Waters, Washington Steelhead Plates, Montana Invests in Future of Fisheries, Steelhead Return to Carmel River

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Warming water temperatures and increased fishing pressure are altering ocean fisheries. An article by Ted Morton highlights the need for management changes via Pew Charitable Trusts. Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed legislation that approved the sale of license plates … more ?

Governor Jay Inslee Bans Most State Travel to North Carolina After Anti-LGBT Law

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Governor Jay Inslee: "The discriminatory policies being promoted by North Carolina is not something our state condones or supports." Governor's Office A day after Seattle Mayor Ed Murray took a similar step, Washington Governor Jay Inslee is ordering state officials not to take publicly funded trips to North Carolina. Show More Summary

Olympia Is Where Sensible Weed Policy Goes to Die

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Governor Jay Inslee drew headlines recently for laying down the veto hammer on 27 bills he deemed as nonessential—his tough-love way to force the legislature to get its shit together on the budget. While I wholeheartedly...Show More Summary

Washington Public Schools Are Criminally Underfunded, But Governor Inslee Won't Commit to Vetoing Charter School Law

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Above: House Speaker Frank Chopp. The fuck, Democrats? The Democrats are cowards. Yesterday, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee made a big deal out of vetoing a series of obscure bills because lawmakers didn't send him a supplemental budget. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Local Republicans' Have a Super Tuesday Hangover, Mars Hill's Mark Driscoll Faces a Racketeering Lawsuit

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Former Seattle port commissioner Bill Bryant, a Republican running against Governor Jay Inslee this November, has said that Donald Trump may not be fit to be president. But Bryant has not yet said whether he'll vote for Trump anyway if he becomes the Republican nominee. Show More Summary

I-405: More Lanes, and Worse

In the race to pander to people that object to any genuine escape from congestion, Jay Inslee’s latest entry is more of the same old thinking ($): He is advocating two projects: • Adding a lane on I-405 at Highway 520 to Northeast 70th Place in Kirkland, where it would become an exit-only lane. Costs might […]

WA State Governor Announces I-405 Express Changes

This is the text of a news release from Washington Governor Jay Inslee.

To Stop All This Conservative Bullshit, Democrats Have to Take Back the State Senate

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Steve Litzow and Steve O’Ban Jay Inslee stood before a group of reporters wearing an orange tie and a scowl. "Folks," the Democratic governor said on the morning of February 8, "the Senate Republicans are out of control." Inslee's statement—and...Show More Summary

WA: Gov. Inslee Blasts Senate GOP Over 'Political Hatchet Job' - Rejection of State Transportation Secretary

Feb. 08--OLYMPIA -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee denounced Senate Republicans today for what he called a "political hatchet job" -- the rejection of the state transportation secretary after she had served three years on the job. Clearly angr

The Morning News: Governor Jay Inslee Closes Door to GOP, Beyoncé Launches Fund for Flint Lead Crisis

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jay is not pleased. WALEG Governor Inslee Cancels Regular Meetings with Senate Republicans: After Jay Inslee's HulkSMASH side made an appearance at a Monday press conference dealing with senate Republicans abrupt firing of state transportation...Show More Summary

Governor Jay Inslee: "Senate Republicans Are Out of Control"

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Angry Jay. WALEG At a morning press conference following the abrupt firing of state transportation secretary Lynn Peterson by senate Republicans last Friday, Governor Jay Inslee displayed a side of himself rarely observed in public.Show More Summary

Governor Jay Inslee Has Ordered a Halt to Bertha Work Until the Cause of the Sinkhole Is Found

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Gov. Jay Inslee wants answers about the sinkhole near Bertha before the tunneling machine resumes digging. Washington State Department of Transportation Yesterday brought the news that a sinkhole had opened up just 12 yards from theShow More Summary

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