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Inslee on East Coast to discuss climate change

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in New York and Connecticut this week for talks on climate change. He's scheduled to attend meetings and panels in New York as part of … Click to Continue »

The Morning News: The Northwest is Still Burning, Reichert's Not Running, State AG to Announce DACA Legal Action

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Governor Jay Inslee got a briefing yesterday on the wildfire threatening several Washington towns. Office of Governor Jay Inslee "Worry, Uncertainty" as Washington Towns Stare Down Wildfires: The Jolly Mountain Fire now covers 23,000 acres and currently threatens more than 900 structures near Lake Cle Elum, the Seattle Times reports. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Fires Engulf the West, Ash Falls Over Seattle, Hurricane Irma Heads to Southeast

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh Burbank, CA David McNew / GETTY Washington and Oregon are Burning: Blazing wildfires engulfed swaths of Washington and Oregon, prompting thousands of evacuations. Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency this weekend. Show More Summary

Gov. Inslee declares state of emergency due to wildfires

Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency across all Washington counties Saturday evening due growing wildfire concern. KOMO-TV reports ( ) that families around the town of Cle Elum, … Click to Continue »

Gov. Inslee declares state of emergency in all counties

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency in all counties across Washington state due to growing wildfire concerns. Firefighters are battling multiple fires east of the Cascades, including … Click to Continue »

Washington state halts salmon farm permits after fish escape

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the Department of Ecology to put on hold any new permits for salmon farm net pens after thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped earlier this … Click to Continue »

Governor Jay Inslee Writes Open Letter to Paul Ryan on Medium

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Paul Ryan is, unfortunately, in town. by Sydney Brownstone "Something has to change," Inslee wrote. Jay Inslee/Flickr A spineless, multicellular organism known as US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is in town to tour Boeing today, and everything is not fine. Show More Summary

Washington is CNBC's Top State for Business

CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals Washington as the Top State for Business, with strengths including the economy and technology and innovation. He speaks with Governor Jay Inslee (D-Wash.).

Biology test no longer required for high school diploma

High school seniors will no longer need to pass a biology test in order to graduate under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Inslee. The Daily News reports that ( ) … Click to Continue »

This week in the war on workers: Washington state gets paid family leave

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Paid family leave is becoming law in Washington state. The state legislature passed and Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law giving workers up to 12 weeks of paid family leave for birth, adoption, or the worker’s own or a family member’s...Show More Summary

Inslee vetoes tax break for manufacturers

Gov. Jay Inslee has vetoed a plan to give manufacturers the same tax cut that the Legislature previously gave to Boeing. The tax break was one of 13 listed in … Click to Continue »

As They Screwed Seattle Taxpayers, Lawmakers Quietly Slipped In a Tax Cut for Business Owners. Will Inslee Veto It?

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Governor Jay Inslee: Learning, like the rest of us, that secretive budget negotiations in Olympia produced some ugly results. Karen Ducey / Getty Images Well, well. Looks like a tax hike for Seattle's middle class andShow More Summary

Inslee signs bill creating new agency for children, families

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure that creates a new agency to deliver services to vulnerable children and families. The Department of Children, Youth and Families — created under … Click to Continue »

Gov. Inslee signs education funding plan

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure that seeks to bring the state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate to increase state dollars to basic education. … Click to Continue »

Washington State Legislators Passed One of the Best Paid Leave Plans in the Country

The Washington State Legislature passed one of the most generous paid leave bills in the country on Friday, laying the groundwork for up to 18 weeks of guaranteed paid leave per year for workers. Gov. Jay Inslee called the bill an “amazing achievement” and indicated that he will soon sign it into law.

Washington Legislature passes paid family leave measure

With less than an hour to spare, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year $43.7 billion state operating budget in time to avoid a partial government shutdown. His signature came … Click to Continue »

Governor sign $43.7 billion budget, avoids partial shutdown

With less than an hour to spare, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year $43.7 billion state operating budget in time to avoid a partial government shutdown. His signature came … Click to Continue »

New Washington mental health budget 'doesn't look promising'

Washington state's latest budget plan falls far short of what's needed to fix the state's floundering mental health system, advocates said Friday. Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed budget requested $300 million … Click to Continue »

Washington lawmakers reach budget agreement 'in principle"

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday that Washington lawmakers have reached agreement "in principle" on a new two-year operating budget, but legislative leaders won't release any details until the four legislative … Click to Continue...


3 months agoHumor / odd : Dunk The Biscuit

Washington governor Jay Inslee signed an executive order Wednesday that allows self-driving car test programs to operate even without a human driver behind the wheel. The order will speed up the development of AV technology (autonomous vehicles) which has been halted over the years due to public safety and requiring the necessary permits to test the vehicles.

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