Stories tagged: inslee
Thu., July 30, 2020
For 26-year-old Sarahi Gutierrez the struggle to wade through attacks on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals seems never-ending.
UPDATED: Tue., July 14, 2020
OLYMPIA – The “pause” in Washington’s economic reopening will be extended for at least two more weeks as the state tries to stem the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Gov. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020
About an hour after Gov. Jay Inslee announced all Washington residents will be required to wear face coverings in public effective Friday, all but a handful of people at the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2020
State health officials warned that the COVID-19 disease burden will continue to increase if communities do not take action, like wearing face coverings and adhering to the phased recommendations.
Sat., May 16, 2020
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will not require restaurants to get customers’ contact information as initially planned as part of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Tue., May 12, 2020
The state’s COVID-19 response has launched a large contact tracing initiative, with increased testing plans in the works.
UPDATED: Thu., April 30, 2020
Hammers have begun to fly again at residential constructions sites in Spokane County that were shut down by Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order to help prevent the spread of the …
Sat., April 18, 2020
Ed Chung and Brett L. Tolman: Inslee’s targeted prison releases will make Washington safer for everyone
In prisons and jails throughout the country, incarcerated people are sitting ducks when it comes to the dangers of COVID-19.
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020
President Donald Trump is taking steps to expand the federal government’s role in helping produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke six times during Wednesday’s Democratic debate, largely sticking on topic on his top issue: climate change.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
Ten Democrats compare and contrast on health care, climate change and Afghanistan in first presidential candidate debate.
Wed., April 3, 2019
Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is accusing Washington Gov. Jay Inslee of “extinguishing” the livelihoods of residents in a Montana town by seeking to ban coal-fired electricity in his state.
Sat., March 23, 2019
The taxpayer price tag for Gov. Jay Inslee’s White House ambitions is escalating, as the Washington State Patrol plans to nearly double the size of his traveling security detail at …
UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on a campaign stop in Austin, Texas, said the U.S. Senate’s filibuster stands in the way of progress on climate change and should be abolished.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Washington legislators return to Olympia on Monday expecting more money to flow into state coffers than ever before, but with demands to spend even more.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden and several nationally known senators are commanding most of the attention in Democrats’ early presidential angling, but there are several governors and mayors eyeing 2020 …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee plans a political trip to Nevada on Saturday as he continues to explore a possible 2020 run for president.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a likely Democratic presidential candidate, is proposing a public health insurance option for state residents as a step toward universal health coverage.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Seeking to reverse the multitude of crises that have engulfed Washington’s mental-health system, Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday released a plan that would radically reshape the care of patients.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled his budget and policy plans Tuesday for fixing the state’s struggling mental health system in the coming years.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s new political action committee has reported $112,500 in donations as the Democrat gears up for a possible presidential run.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is taking steps toward a presidential bid, forming a federal political-action committee and soliciting money he could use to travel to early 2020 primary and caucus …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
In the past fiscal year, the State Patrol’s Executive Protection Unit overshot its $2.6 million budget allotment by $400,000, with overtime and travel accounting for 62 percent of the higher-than-budgeted …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Leading killer-whale scientists and researchers are calling for removal of four dams on the Lower Snake River and a boost of water over the dams to save southern resident killer …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018
Washington state plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposal to dismantle pollution rules that would have increased federal regulation of emissions from coal-fired power plants, Gov. Jay Inslee …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
A task force on orca recovery, convened by Gov. Jay Inslee, will meet Tuesday in Wenatchee for the first time since the whales riveted the world’s attention, adding poignant urgency …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency in the entire state due to wildfire threats.
Thu., July 26, 2018
Inslee meets with Yakima Valley tree fruit growers, says Trump’s aid program won’t do much for local industry
“They want trade, rather than aid,” Gov. Jay Inslee said after meeting with several members of the Yakima Valley tree fruit industry during an hour-long roundtable Wednesday at Zirkle Fruit …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018
A state energy council on Tuesday, in a 5-1 vote, backed the permitting of a solar project that would spread across more than 200 acres of farmland in Kittitas County.
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other elected officials gathered Saturday outside a federal prison in SeaTac to condemn the Trump administration’s practice of separating asylum-seekers from their children.