Jay Inslee

[10/7/19] Wolf Killed in SW WA

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The state of Washington has killed a member of the Grouse Flats wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on cattle in the southeastern corner of the state. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that a wolf believed to be the breeding female of the pack was killed on Sept. 25. Environmental groups […]

[10/1/19] Vaping Bans Hit Washington

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Washington is joining several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed more than a dozen across the country. Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order Friday asking the Department of Health to issue the emergency rule at […]

[9/16/19] Hospital Expansions Prompt a Call for Oversight

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Gov. Jay Inslee said he wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals in the state. Inslee made the comments in a letter to Health Department Secretary John Wiesman this week, following an investigation by The Seattle Times. The Times found that as psychiatric hospitals have expanded in Washington state, with more than 850 new beds […]

[6/25/19] Inslee Takes on Fossil Fuel Industry

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Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is proposing a clean break between the federal government and the fossil fuel industry. That would involve everything from ending tax breaks for oil companies to banning all drilling and extraction on federal lands and in federal waters. It’s the latest proposal as part of Inslee’s emphasis on combating the […]