Inslee announces appointment of Derek Sandison as director of state Department of Agriculture

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he is appointing Derek Sandison as director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Statement from Gov. Inslee on ILWU ratification of new grain agreement

“This new collective bargaining agreement is welcome news for the workers and the three grain facilities that are part of the Northwest Grain Agreement. It is also great news for Washington’s internationally acclaimed grain industry.


Statement from Gov. Inslee regarding news of labor agreement between ILWU and UGC


Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on USDA investigation of genetically engineered wheat found at Oregon farm

“News that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating the occurrence of genetically engineered wheat at an Oregon farm earlier this year is a serious matter that I know will raise concerns and a host of questions.


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