Gov. Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Governor Inslee Signs Early Learning Quality, Tuition Cut Bills

Surrounded by children, Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed bills to help kids on both ends of the education spectrum: a comprehensive new early learning bill and a measure that will cut college and university tuition.

07/06/2015

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Inslee Signs Judicial Review Of Mental Health Decisions

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that will allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Gov. Inslee Signs Health Care Information Sharing Measure

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will give consumers, employers, doctors and others more information about the cost and quality of health care providers and services.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Gov. Inslee Signs Measure Expanding Animal Cruelty Laws

The new law creates a $125 fine for leaving an unattended animal confined where temperature, lack of water or dearth of fresh air could hurt or kill it.

CBS Seattle–05/11/2015

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Trial Of Washington Auditor Delayed; Impeachment Considered

A federal judge on Monday delayed the trial of indicted Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley by seven months, prompting new calls for Kelley’s resignation or impeachment.

CBS Seattle–05/11/2015

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Overtime: Washington Legislature Going Into Special Session

The House’s budget chair said Tuesday Washington lawmakers will not finish their work by Sunday’s deadline and will need a special session to work out the details on the state budget and adequately paying for public education.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2015

Pasco Protest

Governor Denies 2nd Request For Special Prosecutor

Gov. Jay Inslee has denied a second request to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of a Mexican man shot and killed by three Pasco police officers. This request came from the attorney for the victim’s estranged wife and daughters.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

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Gov. Inslee Halts State-Funded Travel To Indiana

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs.

CBS Seattle–03/31/2015

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Governor Declares Drought Emergency In Some Parts Of State

Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three regions in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–03/13/2015

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Washington Coroner: ‘We Don’t Want Another Ferguson Here In Pasco’

The killing Tuesday of orchard worker Antonio Zambrano-Montes sparked protests after witnesses said he was running away when he was shot in a busy intersection in Pasco, a city about 215 miles southeast of Seattle.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2015

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