The deadline for Washington state employees to get fully vaccinated is just a week away, and Governor Jay Inslee says the numbers are looking good.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday the state’s eviction protections will remain in place through the end of October because counties aren’t getting federal and state COVID-19 relief funds intended for rental assistance out fast enough ahead of the current moratorium that was set to expire Sept. 30.
Gov. Jay Inslee made a plea to the federal government on Friday, requesting additional medical personnel to help overwhelmed hospitals in Washington.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the federal government for assistance staffing hospitals and long-term care facilities in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the Washington Federation of State Employees/AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE) ratified an agreement with the state addressing the effects of Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate.
Days after suing to block what is believed to be among the nation’s strictest COVID-19 employee vaccine mandates, Washington’s largest state labor union has announced a tentative agreement for Gov. Jay Inslee’s order for state workers.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for state workers comes at a time when the state ferry system is experiencing a severe staffing shortage.
Gov. Inslee announced statewide mask mandate for everyone regardless of vaccination status. All K-12 employees are also required to be fully vaccinated by October.
Superintendent, Chris Reykdal, who has been urging the governor to mandate vaccinations for school employees, will be joining Gov. Inslee in an announcement later today.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is planning to grant as many as 1,200 commutations for people on community supervision whose drug convictions have been deemed unconstitutional by the Washington Supreme Court.
Senate Minority Leader John Braun on Gov. Inslee's vaccine mandate for state workers.
Governor Inslee to announce vaccination mandate for Washington state employees
A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes.
The same COVID-19 variant pushing Los Angeles County to once again require facemasks in indoor settings is also growing fast right here in Washington.
A mechanic from King County is $1 million richer after winning the grand prize in Washington state's vaccine lottery.
Gov. Jay Inslee has extended moratorium protections several times, including last month. The protections will now remain in force until Sept. 30 to give landlords and tenants sufficient time to access federal aid.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday declared a statewide drought emergency because of poor water supply conditions and hot, dry conditions that have plagued the region.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday declared a state of emergency throughout Washington relating to the growing risk of wildfires, including a statewide prohibition on most outdoor and agricultural burning through Sept. 30.
The governor raised the Washington Ready flag atop the Space Needle before heading to Pike Place Market to throw fish.
Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward talks with Brandi Kruse about the governor's visit to Spokane today.