Health benefit plans would have to reimburse health care providers a set amount for personal protective equipment for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic under a measure signed Friday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday warned that Washington state was on the cusp of a fourth COVID-19 wave with case numbers and hospitalizations rising.
Washington’s public and private schools will soon need to take new steps to curb children’s exposure to lead in drinking water.
Three counties in Washington state - Pierce, Cowlitz and Whitman - have to roll back to Phase 2 of the state's COVID-19 reopening plan because of rising cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday.
The governor is expected to announce Monday whether any counties in Washington will have more business restrictions because of rising Covid cases.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a bill automatically restoring voting rights to people who have been released from prison after committing felonies, even if they are still on parole — a measure sponsored by a lawmaker who was herself formerly incarcerated.
The Washington Legislature has approved a bill aimed at shutting down one of the country’s largest for-profit, privately run immigration jails.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was joined Monday by community leaders to decry what he called a "horrendous surge" of violence against Asian-Americans.
Inslee said there have been discussions about having a centralized way to collect information about harassment complaints, even without reporting a crime.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced new travel guidance during what Seattle-Tacoma International Airport officials say will be their busiest weekend throughout the entire pandemic.
Restaurant workers, prisoners, people over 60 and those with two or more underlying health conditions are among the two million more Washington residents eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine starting March 31.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation requiring all Washington public K-12 schools to provide both remote and in-person learning next month.
The governor will require all school districts to open their classrooms part-time in April.
A panel tasked with reviewing vaccine safety for four western states has approved the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine for Washington state.
The governor says the one-time fee waivers “will provide some financial relief while we work to get them back to capacity.”
Gov. Jay Inslee announced that going forward, all regions in Washington state will remain in Phase 2. A pause has been put on going backward.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that public schools in the state can open up for more in-person learning as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.
The Washington Senate has passed a measure that would increase the minimum weekly benefit for unemployed workers starting in July and would prevent a dramatic increase in unemployment taxes paid by businesses.
The state's current reopening plan, called Healthy Washington, breaks the state down into regions that must meet four metrics to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2. None of the regions has met the existing metrics.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his wife, Trudi, received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.