• Teacher and student in classroom

    Gov. Inslee proposed a 2016 supplemental budget that makes modest adjustments to the current budget. The adjustments primarily pay for caseload increases, emergency responses to wildfires and urgent mental health needs. 

  • Gov. Jerry Brown of California, French Minister of Ecology Ségolène Royal, Gov Jay Inslee, and Gov Peter Shumlin of Vermont at the Paris climate conference

    While attending COP21 in Paris, Gov. Inslee signed on to several agreements in an effort to boost global cooperation on climate action and strengthen Washington’s commitment to be part of global action on climate.

  • WSDOT staff at transportation package bill signing

    Gov. Inslee advocated for a transportation investment package since his first day in office. This July, he signed a 16-year, $16 billion package that will create thousands of jobs, address critical safety needs around the state, make historic investments in transit and fund projects that relieve congestion. 

Bill Action

Governor Inslee's Bill Action

The Bill Action page contains:

  • The Bill Action Schedule.
  • A record of Bill Actions taken.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Bill Signings, including how to attend a Bill Signing.

Go to the Bill Action Page

Healthiest Next Generation Initiative

Every child deserves to grow up healthy. Recognizing that Washington's future depends on the health of our children, Governor Jay Inslee launched an initiative to join with families across the state in making our next generation the healthiest ever.

2016 State of the State: A State of Confidence

Gov. Inslee will deliver his State of the State Address during a Joint Legislative Session of the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives in the Legislative Building in Olympia, at noon on January 12.

Download a printable PDF of the speech.

Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags

Policy Brief: Oil Transportation Safety Legislation

Fact Sheet: Giving Working Families a Break

State of Emergency (Rain Storms)

State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Extended)

State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Extended)

Gov. Jay Inslee's statement regarding end of federal government shutdown

“It is good news for Washingtonians that the federal government shutdown is finally over. Beginning today federal offices will reopen and federal employees and federally-funded state employees will return to work.

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Gov. Inslee launches online forum to gather input on new Results Washington initiative

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched an interactive web-based tool for Washingtonians to share feedback and ideas about the state’s new Results Washington initiative.

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Yakama Nation Retrocession

Snohomish County Landslide

State of Emergency (Okanogan County mudslides)

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Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday released his 2018 supplemental budget, which adds nearly $1 billion to fully fund basic education in time for the 2018 school...

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On the eve of an expected vote by the Federal Communications Commission to roll back crucial net neutrality rules, Gov. Jay Inslee joined Attorney...

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