Gov. Jay Inslee

Washington Becomes Latest State to Seek ID Compliance
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The governor of Washington has signed a measure that seeks to make the state one of more than two dozen states currently in compliance with federal identification requirements.
The signature Tuesday of Gov. Jay Inslee ends years of legislative struggle in Washington state …
Inslee Signs Bill to OK Fees for Electronic Public Records
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will allow government agencies to charge fees for electronic copies of records.
While public agencies can already charge a default rate of up to 15 cents per page for photocopying documents in response to public records requests, current st…
Inslee Signs Bill to Combat Vulnerable Adult Abuse
OLYMPIA (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that seeks to better protect vulnerable adults against financial exploitation and neglect.
The measure, signed Wednesday, creates a new crime of theft involving a vulnerable adult — any person 18 years or older who is clearly mentally or ph…
Washington Gov. Inslee Announces Trade Mission to Mexico
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is leaving next week for a nearly weeklong trade mission to Mexico.
Inslee will be among a delegation of 40 people, including representatives from the state departments of Commerce and Agriculture, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Trad…
State to License Outdoor Preschools Under New Law
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state will set up a pilot program to license outdoor preschool and child care programs under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Inslee signed the measure Thursday. Senate Bill 5357 passed with strong support in both chambers...
Inslee Slams Congress’ Vote on Health Care
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee slammed Congress' vote to repeal and replace the national health care plan enacted under former President Barack Obama.
Talking with reporters Thursday, Inslee said that if the House bill were to become law, "it will kick people off of their h…
Inslee Signs Marijuana Lockbox Measure
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Marijuana stores will be able to give customers free lockable storage boxes under a bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Supporters of the measure, signed Thursday, say it helps protect kids and pets from accidentally eating marijuana products...
Inslee Does Partial Veto of School Siting Bill
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed part of a bill Wednesday that would allow school districts to build outside of urban growth areas. Inslee made an exception for school districts in Pierce County, which he said would ultimately affect one school...

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