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 2022-06-29 23:30 

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King County council members want to change when you vote...

While speaking with KUOW's "Soundside," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee comments on the "continuing coup effort" following Jan. 6. Washington's proposed carbon pollution plan is garnering some criticism because not everybody would have ...

 2022-06-29 00:15 

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As many states move to outlaw abortion, Washington state Democrats look for ways to strengthen abort...

While the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the right to abortion is protected under Washington state law. But Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and fellow abortion rights supporters are looking for ways to strengthen that protection....

 2022-06-28 23:46 

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Gov Jay Inslee on abortion rights, the January 6th hearings, and...

It's been a busy few days. The Supreme Court's conservative majority has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, struck a blow to states' power to regulate guns, and weakened Miranda rights.And hearings on the January 6th insurrect...

 2022-06-28 18:34 

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Washington carbon exchange lets many big polluters off the hook...

State officials are putting the final touches and taking public comment on the centerpiece of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's push to fight climate change. Critics say the state's new system for capping greenhouse gas emissions from major polluters l...

 2022-06-26 05:00 

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Inslee pushes for constitutional amendment and other protections after Supreme Court ruling...

In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Gov. Jay Inslee is pushing for increased protections for reproductive care.Abortion remains legal in Washington state, but Inslee said Saturday that access needs to be solidified to ...

 2022-06-24 17:15 

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'West Coast states will fight like hell' to protect abortion rights in wake of Roe v Wade overturning...

As news broke Friday morning that the Supreme Court officially overturned Roe v Wade, Washington's leaders quickly weighed in. Among those statements was an announcement from Governor Jay Inslee that Washington is joining with Oregon and California to...

 2022-05-25 21:59 

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Washington's governor and lieutenant governor catch Covid...

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck have tested positive for Covid-19. Heck says that the two have not been in close contact and the cases are unrelated....

 2022-03-31 18:55 

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Stop saying 'marijuana'? Lawmakers say it's racist...

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (D) recently signed a bill striking the word "marijuana" from the text of all state law. The measure says to use the word "cannabis" instead. The effort in Washington is part of a national movement to r...

 2022-03-23 20:49 

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Inslee signs trio of gun bills, including ban on sale of 'high-capacity' gun magazines...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed into law three gun-related bills, including one that will prohibit the sale of gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition....

 2022-03-21 20:52 

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Pickleball develops pros, prize money, biz ecosystem as it's designated Washington's state sport...

Next week, Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign a law designating pickleball as the official state sport of Washington. The mash-up of badminton, tennis and pingpong has come a long way since its invention on Bainbridge Island, Washington, in 1965. Skilled...

 2022-03-18 15:29 

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Inslee signs law returning some powers to Washington police; opponents call it a rollback...

Last May, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a series of new police accountability laws. This week, he signed another bill that supporters call a "clarification" of those laws. But opponents call it a "rollback."...

 2022-02-18 22:11 

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Washington says goodbye to its mask mandate, but not its state of emergency.yet...

Washington state lawmakers are moving forward with legislation to curb the governor's executive powers.The move comes after strong use of the powers amid the pandemic, and as Governor Jay Inslee is rolling back some Covid-era orders....

 2022-02-17 22:49 

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Washington indoor mask mandate will lift March 21 with some exceptions...

Following in the path of multiple other states, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that he will largely lift the state's indoor mask mandate, in place since last August, on Monday, March 21....

 2022-02-17 22:06 

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Washington indoor mask mandate to lift March 21...

Following in the path of multiple other states, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that he will largely lift the state's indoor mask mandate, in place since last August, on Monday, March 21....

 2022-02-15 23:24 

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Bill to criminalize lying about elections in WA appears dead...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's big push to make it a crime for elected officials and candidates for office to incite lawlessness by making false statements about elections appears to have died in the state Legislature....

 2022-02-09 22:55 

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Wash. Gov. Inslee says state outdoor mask rule will end Feb. 18...

As states from Oregon to New York announce plans to end mask mandates, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced that he's lifting outdoor masking requirements and plans to announce next week a date when the mask mandate for public indoor spac...

 2022-02-04 22:36 

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Is it constitutional to make election lies a crime?...

Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants state lawmakers to draw a hard line against election-related mis- and dis-information....

 2022-01-31 21:49 

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Inslee has entered the 2022 session...

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has entered the chat — also known as the Senate State Government and Elections Committee. Inslee testifies before the committee on behalf of his own proposal to criminalize some election-related disinformation and sign...

 2022-01-27 22:37 

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With his signature, Inslee pauses WA Cares program for 18 months...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that delays the start of a controversial long-term care benefit program known as WA Cares for 18 months. A second measured signed by Inslee will allow certain workers to opt out of the first-in...

 2022-01-20 03:26 

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Inslee declares European green crab emergency...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has authorized emergency actions to combat an infestation of European green crabs....

 2022-01-13 22:47 

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Inslee deploying 100 National Guard to help hospitals, orders pause on non-emergency procedures...

Following the lead of Oregon and other states, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that he will deploy 100 members of the National Guard to assist hospitals struggling to respond to a spike in Covid-19 patients due to the highly-contagious omicr...

 2022-01-13 22:41 

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Inslee deploying 100 National Guard to help hospitals, orders pause on non-emergency procedures...

Following the lead of Oregon and other states, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that he will deploy 100 members of the National Guard to assist hospitals struggling to respond to a spike in COVID-19 patients due to the highly-contagious omicr...

 2022-01-06 23:07 

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Washington Gov. Inslee says lying about elections should be a crime...

In a surprise announcement Thursday, the anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he's drafting legislation to make it a crime for elected officials and candidates for public office to ma...

 2022-01-05 22:37 

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As omicron soars, Inslee announces expanded testing and mask distribution to keep schools open...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state is racing to expand access to testing, masks and vaccines, but has no immediate plans to impose new rollbacks, mandates or restrictions in the face of an unprecedented wave of new COVID-19 cases driven by the omic...

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