Stories tagged: Jay Inslee
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
The Democratic Party must nominate a candidate who will put fighting climate change at the top of the agenda. And that’s why I’m seriously considering running for president.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Former Gov. Jerry Brown joins Gov. Jay Inslee in lobbying legislators for new laws to fight climate change.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee proposes state effort to close broadband “gaps”.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:38 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed tax increases generated the expected support and opposition Wednesday as the Senate began hearings on new revenue for the state’s upcoming budgets.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
Republicans say Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State speech was long on new programs without saying how to pay for them.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Washington should fight climate change as well as improve schools and the mental health system, Gov. Jay Inslee tells Legislature.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
With events planned across the country, Inslee insists Washington will continue to have his full attention
Gov. Jay Inslee pushed back Thursday against suggestions he won’t have his full attention on Washington when the Legislature starts next Monday.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
With 2019 stretching before us, Spin Control makes some predictions.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
A competent governor from the center-left might be a welcome alternative to President Chaos.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Washington residents with a single misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction can request a pardon online.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
The governors of Iowa and Washington are making a tasty wager over which football team will win the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Petition for President Donald Trump to stop Initiative 1639 runs out of time.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A task force to study possible removal of the Snake River dams could generate outsized controversy in Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will ask the Legislature for an extra $9.7 billion in spending in the state’s main budget over the next two years to pay for improvements to public …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
World War II veteran with a goal of visiting very state and meeting each governor crosses Washington off his list.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will speak Tuesday at the dedication of a solar farm in Lind, Washington.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
As Washington counties prepare to mail out ballots, state officials say the voting system is among nation’s safest.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
Sherry Shaver felt some solace on the day in 1997 when a jury recommended capital punishment for the man who killed her daughter in Spokane Valley. But the ensuing 20 …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
Other states are watching what Washington voters do on Initiative 1631, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
State government offices were ordered to lower their flags to half-staff Monday and leave them there through the weekend to honor Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who died Saturday.
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
Could we really be breathing coal smoke from Mississippi, as Gov. Jay Inslee suggested?
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Mead schools, teachers union reach tentative contract; legislator calls for state intervention in strikes
Mead School District officials and the district’s teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement, with union members scheduled to vote on it Monday evening.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
Washington plans to sue Trump administration over proposed loosening of coal regulations.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee calls for Rep. Matt Shea to step down from the legislative Public Records Act task force, but the House’s top Republican says that’s not Inslee’s decision to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency Tuesday because of wildfires in Eastern Washington and called out National Guard troops to help fight the fires.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee took aim at President Donald Trump and sidestepped questions about his own 2020 plans during a wide-ranging town hall hosted by The Spokesman-Review.
Wed., July 11, 2018
As the state removes agency fees for nonunion workers, Republican legislators call for changes on union dues.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Federal government says Western State Hospital still does not meet standards despite improvements.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order will delay but not prevent a lawsuit from Washington and several other states over the practice of separating families who are detained …