Gov. Inslee appoints Navy Capt. Doug Roulstone to fill vacant state House seat

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed retired Navy Capt. Doug Roulstone to temporarily fill the vacant state House seat from Snohomish County’s 44th Legislative District.

Short session yields some big wins but leaves much undone

The 2014 Legislature adjourned late Thursday night, finishing its 60-day session on time and delivering important pieces of Gov. Jay Inslee’s health care and education agendas to his desk.

Governor Inslee signs significant bills to improve health care and reduce costs

Governor Jay Inslee today signed into law several bills that continue Washington’s successful push to improve quality of health care delivered in the state and reduce costs by an estimated $60 million over the next three years.

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on Senate budget proposal released today

“I want to thank Senate Ways and Means Chairman Andy Hill for the supplemental budget proposal he put forward today.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on House Democratic budget proposal

“Thanks to House Appropriations Chairman Ross Hunter for the supplemental budget proposal he put forward today. The House budget goes further than the Senate’s in addressing our constitutional basic education obligations.

Governor Inslee announces appointment of Scott Gallina to the Hells Canyon Circuit Superior Court

ASOTIN – Gov. Jay Inslee was in Asotin today to announce that he is appointing Scott Gallina to the Hells Canyon Circuit Supreme Court, which represents Asotin, Garfield and Columbia counties.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on new prospects for passing DREAM Act

“It is heartening that we now have a clear path to help more Washington students pursue their college dreams.

Senate unanimously passes Governor Inslee's bill to revamp delivery of mental health services

The state Senate voted 49-0 Friday for a Gov. Inslee priority bill that will vastly improve how mental health and chemical dependency services are provided.

Governor Jay Inslee's statement on passage of DREAM Act

“The DREAM Act represents a new future for many aspiring Washington students.

Gov. Jay Inslee proposes plan to speed up K-12 funding

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million to keep the state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations.

House approves Governor Inslee's cost-saving health purchasing bill

The House today approved one of Governor Jay Inslee’s top legislative priorities, a health care purchasing bill aimed at improving the quality of care, reducing costs and increasing transparency.  

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement on Senate Democratic education funding proposal

“The Senate Democrats today presented a sound plan that puts our children ahead of tax breaks and moves us forward on funding education. This is a proposal that acknowledges we have significant work remaining to meet our McCleary obligation.

Policy Brief: Preparing our Students Now for the STEM Jobs of Tomorrow

Policy Brief: Behavioral Health Integration

Policy Brief: Innovative Health Care Purchasing

Policy Brief: The Healthiest Next Generation Initiative

Policy Brief: The Next Phase of Health Care Reform: Better Health, Better Care and Lower Costs

Governor Inslee's 2014 State of the State Address

Governor Inslee's signing ceremony remarks for SB 6523: the DREAM Act

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