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Gov. Jay Inslee

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

GOP: Inslee Shouldn’t Go Alone On Climate Policy

Three months after Gov. Jay Inslee pledged to adopt a low carbon fuel standard in a climate pact West Coast leaders, some Republican lawmakers want to make sure he doesn’t take unilateral action.

01/15/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee Wants Minimum Wage Increase

Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2014

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Washington State Courts Airbus Amid Boeing Tension

Even as they try desperately to hang on to Boeing Co., officials in Washington state have been courting the main competitor of the aerospace giant.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

Washington State officials are scrambling to change a state rule that allows a “payback” health care bill to be sent to a Medicaid recipient’s estate after their death.   (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. State Medicaid Expansion Allows Post-Death Estate ‘Payback’ Penalties

Washington State officials are scrambling to change a state rule that allows a “payback” health care bill to be sent to a Medicaid recipient’s estate after their death.

12/16/2013

(Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee Calls Special Session To Keep 777X In Wash.

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday called for a special session of the Legislature in hopes of swiftly approving a package of bills that are part of a broad bid to get Boeing to build the composite wings and fuselage of its new 777X in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

Iceberg in Lemaire Channel

Inslee Tapped For Obama Climate Task Force

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is among the political leaders who will be part of President Barack Obama’s task force on climate issues.

CBS Seattle–11/01/2013

The US Capitol in Washington is seen on September 30, 2013 as a possible government shutdown looms. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington State Health Exchange Ready To Launch

Officials launching Washington state’s new health insurance exchange have said they aren’t concerned that computer glitches, bad weather or even debates in Washington, D.C., over a possible government shutdown will stop people from signing up for health insurance when the marketplace debuts on Tuesday.

09/30/2013

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Officials Seek More Info On Hanford Cleanup Plan

Government regulators and watchdog groups say they want more information about a new Department of Energy proposal to speed cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

(Photo credit MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Drilling At Seattle Tunnel Project To Resume

Longshoremen picketing the site of Seattle’s $2 billion tunnel project have agreed to allow work at the site to proceed while they continue to seek a resolution to a dispute over a handful of jobs at the waterfront site, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2013

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." (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee On Feds’ Marijuana Decision: We Can ‘Move Forward’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite 75 years of federal marijuana prohibition, the Justice Department said Thursday that states can let people use the drug, license people to grow it and even allow adults to stroll into […]

CBS Seattle–08/29/2013

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