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Gov. Jay Inslee will be answering questions from the public during a live broadcast on Washington public television stations on Nov. 10.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency denies aid to individual homeowners burned out by last summer’s wildfires in Eastern Washington.
Reacting to an appeal filed by eight wildlife-protection groups, Gov. Jay Inslee has struck down increases in cougar hunting quotas approved this year by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. Inslee said an amendment proposed at the April commission meeting to increase cougar hunting quotas by a few animals in designated areas was done without proper advance notice to the public. The citizen panel approved the increases by a 7-1 vote.
OLYMPIA – The federal government will reimburse some, but maybe not all, local governments and tribes for a portion of their costs fighting this summer’s record wildfires.
Some counties and the Colville tribe will get disaster aid to cover part of the costs of this summer’s historic wildfires.
A carbon tax in Washington makes a lot of sense, especially the revenue-neutral plan touted by CarbonWA, a nonpartisan, grass-roots organization that is well on its way to gathering enough signatures for a Initiative 732.
When Gov. Jay Inslee used the ‘Twilight’ movie to illustrate how hot and dry the summer was, he overreached.
You can’t really link ‘Twilight’ to global climate change.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee ordered flags at state offices lowered to half staff to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Roseberg, Oregon.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee hasn’t made a decision yet on a request by the Spokane Tribe to open a casino near Airway Heights. And he can’t predict when he will.
OLYMPIA — Calling mass shootings like the one in Roseburg, Oregon, a “national scourge,” Gov. Jay Inslee said he would look for ways to reduce gun violence.
Gov. Jay Inslee wants to find ways to reduce gun violence but doesn’t have a specific proposal yet.
OLYMPIA – A fourth special session of the Washington Legislature could be called for mid-November to deal with legal questions surrounding public schools and their financing. Gov. Jay Inslee said he’d be willing to call one starting Nov. 19, when legislators will be in Olympia anyway for “committee days” in advance of the 2016 regular session.
OLYMPIA — The Legislature could hold a special session starting in mid November to deal with legal questions surrounding public schools. But Gov. Jay Inslee said he’ll only call one if a group of legislators can reach consensus on a possible fix and doesn’t want it to take up questions over charter schools.
OLYMPIA — U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Dan Newhouse decline to fire back at Gov. Inslee over climate, Ex-Im Bank.
OLYMPIA – Eastern Washington’s Republican members of Congress should stop being “climate deniers” and work harder to reauthorize a key financing mechanism for international trade that helps the state, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday. The Democratic governor shot back at Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, of Spokane, and Dan Newhouse, of Yakima, who two weeks ago wrote that his efforts to reduce carbon pollution “do not align with pro-growth policies.” The letter from the two House members was sent as Inslee prepared to leave for a trade mission to South Korea and Japan, and started by saying they appreciated his efforts to boost trade.
OLYMPIA — Eastern Washington’s Republican members of Congress should stop being “climate deniers” and turn their efforts reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank, Gov. Jay Inslee said today.
After a divided state Supreme Court ruled Friday that charter schools are unconstitutional, there were many questions about the future of those schools and their students. Not all those questions have answers yet, but here are some that do. Q. Why did the court say charter schools are unconstitutional?
Japan will help Washington state prepare for “the big one” – a possible rupture of a geologic fault along the Pacific Coast that would cause a massive earthquake and tsunami. Gov. Jay Inslee, who is in the middle of a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, said Thursday he met with government officials in Kobe, the site of a massive quake in 1995 that killed more than 6,000 people, and visited the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution in that city. Gov. Toshizo Ido, governor of the Hyogo Prefecture, offered the area’s experts for formal or informal training to improve Washington’s disaster preparedness.