Governor Jay Inslee

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said he doesn’t approve of one-day walkouts by teachers, but the Democrat also said he understands their frustration over pay raises and class size.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee used Earth Day to chastise state lawmakers for their environmental record.

Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley said a federal grand jury inquiry into his past is a distraction, but he does not believe it compromises the work of his office.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee Wednesday hinted at a minimum wage ballot measure in 2016. The Democrat said that Washington voters will decide the issue.

It was no “Beast Quake,” but Seahawks fans at the Washington state Capitol celebrated a “moment of loudness” Friday for the team.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said the state is at a crossroads and it’s time to reinvest.

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee urged the state legislature to assess a fee on carbon polluters.

The Democrat Tuesday used his state of the state speech to push for his proposed carbon emissions reduction plan.

“We have a moral obligation to act. Our moral duty is to protect a birthright. Future Washingtonians deserve a healthy Washington,” Inslee said.

Inslee’s plan drew applause from Democrats. But Republicans appear cool to the idea.

Inslee Proposes Change To Sales Tax Exemption

Dec 30, 2014
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee is proposing a change that could require Oregonians to pay sales tax in his state.

Under the proposal, non-Washington residents would need to pay state sales tax and then apply for a refund using receipts.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

Oregon and Idaho have a capital gains tax. Now Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants to enact one. It’s part of a $1.4 billion tax package the Democratic governor proposed Thursday.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has been on a three-day road show to showcase his plans for education, transportation and climate change.