Governor Jay Inslee http://nwpr.org en Video Released Of Break-In At Washington Governor’s Office http://nwpr.org/post/video-released-break-washington-governor-s-office <p> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysK53ZPmaj8</p><p>It doesn’t rise to the level of the Watergate break-in. But the Washington State Patrol Friday released surveillance video of a recent burglary in Governor Jay Inslee’s office. Instead of political skullduggery, this appears to be a crime of opportunity.</p><p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:55:03 +0000 Austin Jenkins 48200 at http://nwpr.org Video Released Of Break-In At Washington Governor’s Office Inslee Launches Review Of Prison Population Growth http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-launches-review-prison-population-growth <p>Washington’s prison system is projected to need 1,000 new beds by 2018. That growth has Governor Jay Inslee concerned. The Democrat Tuesday announced a Department of Justice-backed review of the state’s criminal justice system. The goal is to look for ways to save money without jeopardizing public safety.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:00:57 +0000 Austin Jenkins 48011 at http://nwpr.org Inslee Launches Review Of Prison Population Growth Wash. Officials: We're Focused on Keeping Pot Out Of Hands Of Minors http://nwpr.org/post/wash-officials-were-focused-keeping-pot-out-hands-minors <p>The open era of recreational marijuana is about to start in Washington state. And Governor Jay Inslee says state agencies are focused on keeping pot out of the hands of those under the age of 21.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:08:11 +0000 Kim Malcolm 48007 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Officials: We're Focused on Keeping Pot Out Of Hands Of Minors Washington Governor Directs Agencies To Identify 15 Percent Cuts http://nwpr.org/post/washington-governor-directs-agencies-identify-15-percent-cuts <p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee is directing state agencies to identify 15 percent cuts in the next budget. The directive comes as the latest revenue forecast out Tuesday shows an ongoing sluggish recovery. State budget director David Schumacher says the budget-cutting exercise does not mean all agencies will be cut by 15 percent.</p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:46:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 47641 at http://nwpr.org Washington Governor Directs Agencies To Identify 15 Percent Cuts Wash. Supreme Court Justice Yu Sworn In; Runs Unopposed in November http://nwpr.org/post/wash-supreme-court-justice-yu-sworn-runs-unopposed-november <p>The Washington Supreme Court has its first openly gay, Asian-American, Latina justice. Former King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu was sworn-in Tuesday. Yu will run in November to finish out the term of retiring Justice Jim Johnson. Like a lot of appointed judges this year, Yu faces no opposition on the ballot.</p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 00:13:37 +0000 Austin Jenkins 46234 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Supreme Court Justice Yu Sworn In; Runs Unopposed in November Gov. Inslee To Tour Cracked Wanapum Dam http://nwpr.org/post/gov-inslee-tour-cracked-wanapum-dam <p>Governor Jay Inslee will get to see the massive problems with central Washington's Wanapum Dam for himself Wednesday. Major design miscalculations and construction flaws are to blame for the dam’s massive crack. Now officials say they’ll be studying other dams on the Columbia River as well.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 23:38:18 +0000 Anna King 45919 at http://nwpr.org Gov. Inslee To Tour Cracked Wanapum Dam Inslee Predicts Washington Will Adopt Controversial Fuel Standard http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-predicts-washington-will-adopt-controversial-fuel-standard <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For months now, Washington Republicans have been predicting that Governor Jay&nbsp;</span>Inslee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will use his executive powers to enact something called a low-carbon fuel standard. </span>Inslee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> acknowledges he’s looking at ways to do this without legislative approval. Either way he thinks Washington is poised to move forward.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 23:45:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins 45675 at http://nwpr.org Inslee Predicts Washington Will Adopt Controversial Fuel Standard Inslee Appoints First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-appoints-first-openly-gay-supreme-court-justice <p>The Washington Supreme Court will soon have its first openly gay justice. Governor Jay Inslee appointed King County Judge Mary Yu to replace retiring Justice Jim Johnson. Yu is also the first Asian-American and first Latina to serve as a Washington justice.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 00:39:12 +0000 Austin Jenkins 45269 at http://nwpr.org Inslee Appoints First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice Secretary Moniz Meets With Washington Governor On Hanford http://nwpr.org/post/secretary-moniz-meets-washington-governor-hanford <p></p><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee says the US Department of Energy is failing to provide him a “comprehensive” Hanford cleanup plan. The Democrat's comments follow a face-to-face meeting with the Secretary of Energy who made a special trip to meet with the governor.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:37:54 +0000 Austin Jenkins 42938 at http://nwpr.org Secretary Moniz Meets With Washington Governor On Hanford Washington Governor Expresses ‘Surprise’ Medical Marijuana Regulation Failed http://nwpr.org/post/washington-governor-expresses-surprise-medical-marijuana-regulation-failed <p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee says he is surprised and disappointed medical marijuana regulation died in the state Legislature this year.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:52:32 +0000 Austin Jenkins 42819 at http://nwpr.org Washington Governor Expresses ‘Surprise’ Medical Marijuana Regulation Failed