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.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding allegations against Planned Parenthood

“Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson confirmed that there is no evidence to support allegations that Planned Parenthood clinics in Washington state were engaged

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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding requests for investigations into Planned Parenthood

“Planned Parenthood provides millions of women across the country access to a full range of affordable health care and family planning services.

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Statement from Gov. Inslee on the passage of the 2015-17 operating budget

Statement by Gov. Jay Inslee on signing of bill to create a health care database for patients and providers

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed legislation that is the result of a two-year effort to provide more information to consumers, employers, medical providers and policy makers about buying and using health care.

Governor Inslee statement on Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act passage in Congress

“In Washington state we are making tremendous progress toward ensuring a healthier population with access to better, more affordable health care at lower cost. This week Congress gave us more tools to continue that important work.

Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today released new data that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,” at more than twice the rate that they smoke tobacco.

Gov. Inslee, Washington Healthplanfinder Urge Residents to Get Covered by Feb. 15

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington Health Benefit Exchange are urging Washingtonians to sign up for a Qualified Health Plan through www.wahealthplanfinder.org by the end of open enrollment this coming Sunday, Feb.

Gov. Inslee continues push for health care cost transparency, reaches agreement for 2015 legislation

OLYMPIA – Consumers, employers, medical providers and policy makers will have the information they need to make informed decisions about buying and using health care under legislation proposed by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Policy Brief: Data Transparency in Health Care

Inslee proposes sustainable, responsible, fair budget to "reinvest in Washington"

Gov. Jay Inslee declared today “it is time to reinvest in Washington” and proposed his 2015–17 budget that makes a bold commitment to education and protects important services hit hard by budget cuts during the recession.

Inslee set to release detailed legislative proposals on education, transportation, climate, budget

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

Gov. Jay Inslee visits Tri-Cities to meet with local leaders, celebrate new Trios Southridge Hospital

KENNEWICK – As part of a day-long visit to the Tri-Cities, Gov. Jay Inslee cut the ribbon on the new Trios Southridge Hospital today, saying the facility represents not just advancement in health care for the area, but a new opportunity to spur economic development.

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Governor Inslee submits grant application for a Healthier Washington to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Multi-year project would transform Washington’s health care system

Gov. Inslee launches Healthiest Next Generation initiative to reduce childhood obesity

Governor Jay Inslee Congratulates Spokane County on Winning the 2014 Culture of Health Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“I want to congratulate the Spokane County community – including its education, university, health, civic and business leaders – for receiving the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2014 Culture of Health award.

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Option for Washington Consumers Having Difficulty with Health Coverage

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee about today's Gallup report indicating Washington state's uninsured rate has fourth largest drop in the nation thanks to Affordable Care Act

Gallup has confirmed what we know from our experience here in Washington: expanding coverage for working people in Washington by effectively implementing needed reforms mak

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler supporting Senator Patty Murray's Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act

“We firmly support Sen. Murray’s efforts to protect women’s health and the integrity of the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act to end discrimination in health insurance.

Short session yields some big wins but leaves much undone

The 2014 Legislature adjourned late Thursday night, finishing its 60-day session on time and delivering important pieces of Gov. Jay Inslee’s health care and education agendas to his desk.

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