Gov. Jay Inslee

Governor Jay Inslee talks privately with two residents personally affected by the mudslide (Getty Images)

Voices Crying For Help Stop In Mudslide

Voices of people crying for help in the wreckage of a deadly Washington state mudslide have stopped, and hopes of finding any more survivors waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2014

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House Passes Bill Allowing Tesla To Expand

A bill that would allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to open additional stores in Washington state is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

State Senate OKs Fish Wars Bill, Heads To Inslee

American Indian tribal members arrested while exercising their treaty fishing rights before 1975 would get the chance to clear their criminal records under a bill headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee To Sign Immigrant Financial Aid Bill

Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled on Wednesday to sign into law a measure that expands state college financial aid to students in the country without legal status.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

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Bipartisan Deal In Works For Teacher Evaluations

Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he has reached a deal with lawmakers from both parties to revise the state’s teacher evaluation system in a way that will satisfy the federal government.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Inslee: Meeting With US Education Chief Productive

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state’s waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

02/24/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Governor Inslee Suspends Death Penalty

Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to “join a growing national conversation about capital punishment.”

02/11/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

State Senate Introduces New Version Of Dream Act

Leaders in the Washington state Senate on Thursday introduced a measure that expands college financial aid for students who are illegally in the country just weeks after the House passed a similar bill.

CBS Seattle–01/30/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Inslee: $200M For Education From Tax Exemptions

Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he will push to close tax exemptions to find another $200 million for Washington’s public schools.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2014

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Giffords Testifies On Wash. Gun Initiative

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified Tuesday before a Washington state House panel considering an initiative to expand firearm background checks in the state, telling lawmakers that “the nation is counting on you.”

CBS Seattle–01/28/2014

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