Gov. Jay Inslee
Even after giving Boeing Co. one of the largest packages of tax breaks in U.S. history, state leaders in Washington told the aerospace giant in a proposal released Wednesday that they were ready to do even more.
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.
Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.
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.
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.
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.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is among the political leaders who will be part of President Barack Obama’s task force on climate issues.
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.
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.
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.