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Inslee seeks farm disaster aid for mudslide

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the federal government to declare Snohomish County as a farm disaster area so farmers and ranchers affected by the deadly Oso mudslide could seek financial and other help…. …read more

Governor Jay Inslee announces steps to preserve SNAP benefits for Washington families in need

Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday announced steps to preserve Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for approximately 200,000 households in Washington. The changes will prevent the loss of nearly $70 million in federal SNAP benefits resulting from policy changes in a new Farm Bill passed by Congress. “Governor Inslee’s decision to protect Washington families from…

3 weeks since Oso mudslide; 8 people still missing

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee planned to visit the Oso mudslide Friday afternoon and make stops in Arlington and Darrington…. …read more

US Open loses help of Wash. state patrol for now

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has vetoed a budget provision that would have directed the Washington State Patrol to help with the 2015 U.S. Open golf championship in Pierce County…. …read more

Mudslide: Hundreds gather for prayer service

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was among several hundred people who gathered Friday night for an interdenominational prayer service honoring the victims, families and rescuers affected by the deadly March 22 mudslide in Oso…. …read more

Gov. Inslee vetoes $1.5 million disaster fund cut

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has vetoed a proposed cut of $1.5 million to Washington state’s disaster response fund…. …read more

Gov. Inslee vetoes legislative drone regulations

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has vetoed a bill that would have placed new regulations on police use of drones in Washington state…. …read more

Governor Inslee signs bipartisan bill to further address the problems of derelict and abandoned vessels

Cactus

OLYMPIA – Surrounded by legislators and a diverse group of supportive stakeholders, Gov. Jay Inslee today signed legislation that builds on the state’s commitment to prevent derelict vessels from becoming a burden to the citizens of Washington State.   The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) requested the legislation (2SHB 2457) that will further…

Derelict vessel law signed by Gov. Inslee

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Wednesday to give the state more power to remove derelict vessels from state waterways…. …read more

SR 530 landslide relief funds on the way to help people with special transportation needs

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced emergency public transportation grant funds will help respond to the needs of certain people affected by the landslide in Oso – people whose age, disability or income had already limited their transportation options. …read more

Oso landslide relief funds on the way to help people with special transportation needs

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced emergency public transportation grant funds will help respond to the needs of vulnerable people affected by the landslide in Oso – people whose age, disability or income already limited their transportation options. …read more

Inslee: Moment of silence for slide victims

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is calling for a moment of silence Saturday to honor the victims of the deadly mudslide in Oso…. …read more

Inslee OKs surrender bill for restraining order

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure to allow a person under a restraining order for domestic violence to be ordered to surrender all firearms…. …read more

Gov. Jay Inslee signs bill to boost tourism

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill to allow the private sector to fund statewide tourism marketing in Washington state…. …read more

Inslee signs bill banning tanning beds for youth

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Teens under the age of 18 will be banned from using tanning beds in Washington state under a measure signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee…. …read more

Governor Inslee spends night in Darrington

SEATTLE (AP) — Governor Jay Inslee and the first lady spent Monday night in Darrington, near the site of Washington’s deadly mudslide…. …read more

Inslee signing bill to designate state waterfall

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is signing a bill that designates the official Washington state waterfall…. …read more

DOE secretary meets with Washington state governor

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz met with Gov. Jay Inslee to present a draft cleanup plan for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation…. …read more

Pacific County welcomes Washington Governor Jay Inslee to 89th Annual Crab Feed

Pacific County Crab Feed

Washington Governor Jay Inslee will join Washington Democrats at the 89th Annual Crab Feed in Pacific County on Saturday. Believed to be the oldest continuous fundraiser in the state, the crab feed will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m. at the Willapa Harbor Chamber Building, 916 W. 1st St. in South Bend Among…

Bill banning tanning beds for youth goes to Inslee

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Those under age 18 would be banned from using tanning beds in Washington state under a measure going to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk…. …read more

Governor joins 'walking school bus' in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee joined about two dozen students on the way to West Seattle Elementary School Tuesday morning on what they call their “walking school bus.”… …read more

Bill to boost tourism heads to governor's desk

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill that would allow the private sector to fund statewide tourism marketing in Washington is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk…. …read more

House passes bill allowing Tesla to expand

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill that would allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to open additional stores in Washington state is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk…. …read more

State waterfall bill heads to governor's desk

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington would have an official state waterfall under a measure heading to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk…. …read more

Washington State Archives running out of room

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a few days, the bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee enabling undocumented students to receive state financial aid will be delivered to the Washington State Archives for safekeeping…. …read more