• Paid Family Leave Bill Signing

    Washington will soon become the fifth state in the U.S. to offer a paid family and medical leave program for workers. It’s arguably the most forward-thinking paid family leave program in the nation.

  • Washington recently ranked as the No.1 to do business, according to an annual CNBC study. The state leads in economic growth, technological innovation, workforce and quality of life.

    Washington recently ranked as the No.1 to do business, according to an annual CNBC study. The state leads in economic growth, technological innovation, workforce and quality of life.

  • Children Youth and Families Bill Signing

    Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill to restructure how the state serves at-risk children and youth by creating the Department of Children, Youth and Families. It will be led by Ross Hunter, director of the state’s Department of Early Learning. 

  • K-12 Bill Signing

    Washington lawmakers have passed legislation to fully fund the state’s K-12 public schools. The agreement was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. 

  • Immigration and Refugee Resource Page

    Washington is home to thousands of immigrants and refugees. If you or someone you know needs assistance understanding the potential impacts of these orders or are experiencing problems related to restricted travel or securing the appropriate visa or refugee documentation, the following state agencies and organizations might be able to help.

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State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban)

Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension)

State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension)

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State of Emergency (Okanogan County mudslides)

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:47pm
While legislators successfully approved new operating and transportation budgets during their recent session, schools, cities and counties across the state...
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:31am
Washington and many other states are bracing for unprecedented traffic problems on the days surrounding the Aug. 21 total eclipse.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 12:42pm
Gov. Jay Inslee met yesterday with Mr. Tadashi Maeda, CEO, Executive Managing Director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, to discuss how JBIC...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:08am
The legal system is a complex web of civil and criminal laws, procedures and rules. And for people who don’t have the means to hire a lawyer, the pursuit of...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:27am
Allah Jackson worked as a human resources manager in the U.S. Army for more than four years, but as his time in the Army ended, he wanted a career change....
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 4:10pm
Washington’s natural splendor plays a major role in its economy, generating an annual $7.6 billion in wages and salaries and $2.3 billion in state and local...
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
OLYMPIA — At the outset of the 2017 legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were well aware of the huge task they...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:16am
As the nation prepares for a growing older population, states that want to improve their long-term care systems often look to Washington state.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:16am
With looming threats from hackers, the dark web and ransomware, the cybersecurity world is a world that never sleeps.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:07pm
Gov. Jay Inslee’s office on Wednesday welcomed a Torc Robotics vehicle to Seattle, marking the first certified autonomous vehicle pilot test in Washington...