As the new new legislative session begins, Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his 2023 State of the State speech on Jan. 10, 2023 at a joint session of the House and Senate. This is the first in-person session since 2020, and is among the most diverse legislatures in state history, including a “younger and more diverse” class of legislators and record number of women.
Though several difficult issues are on deck for the 105-day session, the mood among legislators and visitors has been palpably upbeat and hopeful following renewed activity at the Capitol.
Read the full story on Gov. Jay Inslee's Medium here.