Stories tagged: Jay Inslee
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.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
Washington plans to sue Trump administration over proposed loosening of coal regulations.
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 …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Washington officials bracing for a challenging wildfire season after a hot, dry May.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a decision that put Washington on the hook for replacing hundreds of culverts in an effort to save salmon while refusing to order federal government …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Federal net neutrality rules ended Monday, but any changes in Washington could be quickly challenged by a new state law.
Fri., June 1, 2018
The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that prompted fears of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Inslee heading to Iowa for Democratic fundraiser, prompting questions about a possible run for president
Gov. Jay Inslee is headed to Iowa next month as the keynote speaker for a fundraiser at a gathering of that state’s leading Democratic officials.
Sat., May 19, 2018
Senate leader calls for special legislative session to improve school safety.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
State to cover costs of mailing ballots back for voters in 38 counties after King County votes to pay the postage for its voters.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
State should move to a system of community-based mental health facilities for patients committed by the courts, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman asks Gov. Jay Inslee to use emergency funds to pay the postage for ballots that are mailed back in the primary and general elections.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
In a series of stops throughout the city Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee heard from refugees, the local Marshallese community, students concerned with gun violence in schools and students with a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Celebrating “The Year of the Woman,” local Democrats will hold their annual fundraiser at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley on April 27 beginning at 5 p.m.
Tue., April 17, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
The Washington Department of Licensing has released details about how often it provided information to immigration authorities in the months before it changed its procedures for doing so.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 7 p.m.
Martin Yanez remembers Cesar Chavez as a labor leader with the courage to admit he didn’t have all the answers to farmworkers’ problems. Francisco Malgof recalls a man who oozed …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
The Legislature set aside money for a cleaning of the Capitol dome, but Gov. Jay Inslee nixed a plan to allow visitors up to the top.
Thu., March 29, 2018
State and local officials begin looking at a way to set priorities to brace the state against catastrophic quakes that are going to come at some point.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Washington bans conversion therapy as harmful to LGBT youth.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Washington will join legal challenge over citizenship question on 2020 census form, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.