President Obama approves Governor Inslee's request for emergency federal assistance

President Obama late yesterday approved a request by Gov. Jay Inslee for an Emergency Declaration to make additional federal resources available to help with the ongoing response to wildfires in Washington state.

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State, federal government agree to extend discussions regarding Hanford cleanup

Negotiators from Washington state and the federal government have agreed to extend the dispute resolution period by 70 days, ending on Sept. 5.

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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler supporting Senator Patty Murray's Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act

“We firmly support Sen. Murray’s efforts to protect women’s health and the integrity of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act to end discrimination in health insurance.

Govs. Inslee and Bentley lead governors urging Congress to reauthorize Export-Import Bank; 37 governors support reauthorization

Govs. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Robert Bentley (R-AL) and a bipartisan group of 31 governors sent a letter today to congressional leaders urging swift action to reauthorize the U.S.

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State pursues new smart grid projects to capture, store more solar and wind power

Funds connect federal, state, utility, industry and R&D resources to advance electric energy storage

State, federal government agree to continue discussions regarding Hanford cleanup

Negotiators from Washington state and the federal government have agreed to extend the 40-day dispute resolution period triggered under a 2010 court order to clean up high-level radioactive and chemically haza

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West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution

Washington, California, Oregon and British Columbia Urge Strong Federal Action to Combat Global Warming

Governor Inslee statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to cut carbon pollution from power plants

“I applaud President Barack Obama and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for taking this critical step in setting the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants.

President Obama approves Major Disaster Declaration for SR 530 slide

Gov. Jay Inslee today said President Obama has approved the state’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the SR 530 slide.

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Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding approval of additional FEMA support for SR 530 slide recovery efforts

“I thank President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their prompt approval of the

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Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding NCLB waiver notification from US Department of Education

Gov. Inslee’s response to letter from the U.S. Department of Education today informing state that Washington’s request for continuation of its ESEA waiver has been denied.

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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on SBA approval of North Bend disaster declaration

“I want to thank the Small Business Administration and Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet for the quick work in approving my request for an emergency declaration to help North Bend residents and businesses impacted by the April 25 explosion.

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Inslee requests FCC delay vote on internet rules

Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission.

Gov. Inslee announces grant award to return long-term unemployed to work

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded today by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department.

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Gov. Inslee statement on Obama Administration's Affordable Care Act announcement

Gov. Jay Inslee issued this statement in response to Thursday’s announcement by President Obama that insurers could continue to offer individual insurance plans that don’t comply with the ACA

Govs. Inslee, Hickenlooper call for flexibility in federal banking regulations for marijuana businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee and Colorado Gov.

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Gov. Inslee helps WSDOT get federal money to repair and reopen White Pass

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee last night signed a proclamation to help the Washington State Department of Transportation restore a washed-out section of US 12, 3 miles east of White Pass.

Governor Inslee's statement on the passing of former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley

"Washington lost a historic figure today with the passing of former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley. Trudi and I extend our condolences to Heather, the entire Foley family and his friends.

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Gov Inslee requests federal disaster declaration for SR 530 Slide damage

OLYMPIA— Gov. Jay Inslee today asked President Obama for a major disaster declaration in Snohomish County to make a number of programs available to assist individuals, households, and businesses impacted by the Oso landslide on March 22.

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement following President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address

Governor Jay Inslee released the following statement tonight in response to President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address:

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