Jay Inslee http://kuow.org en Inslee Happy With Federal Aid For Landslide, But Says It Won't 'Make People Whole' http://kuow.org/post/inslee-happy-federal-aid-landslide-says-it-wont-make-people-whole <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040914TB_Inslee_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee&#160;says he's pleased with the federal disaster relief flowing to the state for last month's deadly landslide in Snohomish County.<p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:09:32 +0000 Tom Banse 32273 at http://kuow.org Inslee Happy With Federal Aid For Landslide, But Says It Won't 'Make People Whole' Gov. Inslee: 'We're Providing Every Opportunity To Find That Miracle' http://kuow.org/post/gov-inslee-were-providing-every-opportunity-find-miracle <p></p><p>As the local community held Sunday church services a week after the devastating Oso mudslide, searchers continued their work in the sodden destruction zone.</p><p>The Snohomish County Medical Examiner confirmed on Sunday evening that 21 people have died in the mudslide. Of these, only 15 have been officially identified. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 01:52:44 +0000 Kara McDermott & Sara Lerner 31577 at http://kuow.org Gov. Inslee: 'We're Providing Every Opportunity To Find That Miracle' Inslee, Teachers' Union Clash Over Evaluation Measure http://kuow.org/post/inslee-teachers-union-clash-over-evaluation-measure <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/030614AJ_TeacherEval_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>They supported his campaign, but now some unionized teachers in Washington have stern words for Governor Jay Inslee.<p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:21:42 +0000 Austin Jenkins 30038 at http://kuow.org Inslee, Teachers' Union Clash Over Evaluation Measure Cities To State Lawmakers: Don't Bogart The Pot Revenue http://kuow.org/post/cities-state-lawmakers-dont-bogart-pot-revenue <p></p><p>David Hyde talks with Tacoma Mayor <a href="http://www.cityoftacoma.org/government/mayor/">Marilyn Strickland</a> about her request to Governor Jay Inslee and state lawmakers to share a portion of future tax revenue from legal marijuana.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:23:33 +0000 David Hyde & Andy Hurst 29763 at http://kuow.org Cities To State Lawmakers: Don't Bogart The Pot Revenue Inslee Prepares To Make Moral Case For Carbon Reduction http://kuow.org/post/inslee-prepares-make-moral-case-carbon-reduction <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/022814AJ_ClimateGovernor_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee is preparing to take action on an issue that could secure his legacy -- or complicate his re-election chances.<p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:45:33 +0000 Austin Jenkins 29741 at http://kuow.org Inslee Prepares To Make Moral Case For Carbon Reduction Why Is Gov. Inslee Mulling A Minimum Wage Hike For State Workers? http://kuow.org/post/why-gov-inslee-mulling-minimum-wage-hike-state-workers <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Austin Jenkins about a proposal to&nbsp;raise the minimum wage for state employees and other news from Olympia.&nbsp; Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:14:31 +0000 Ross Reynolds 29347 at http://kuow.org Why Is Gov. Inslee Mulling A Minimum Wage Hike For State Workers? Former Head Of Washington Corrections Supports Death Penalty Moratorium http://kuow.org/post/former-head-washington-corrections-supports-death-penalty-moratorium <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Eldon Vail, former Washington Department of Corrections Secretary, about why he supports&nbsp;<a href="http://kuow.org/post/gov-inslee-there-have-been-too-many-doubts-raised-about-capital-punishment">Governor Jay Inslee's decision to suspend the death penalty</a>. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:05:45 +0000 Ross Reynolds 29340 at http://kuow.org Former Head Of Washington Corrections Supports Death Penalty Moratorium Inslee Explores Minimum Wage Hike For State Workers, Contractors http://kuow.org/post/inslee-explores-minimum-wage-hike-state-workers-contractors <p>President Obama recently ordered a minimum wage increase for federal contractors. Now Washington Governor Jay Inslee says he may consider a similar executive order at the state level. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:48:14 +0000 Austin Jenkins 29318 at http://kuow.org Inslee Explores Minimum Wage Hike For State Workers, Contractors Death Penalty Debate, Bertha Costs, And No Place Like Home http://kuow.org/post/death-penalty-debate-bertha-costs-and-no-place-home <p>Governor Jay Inslee puts a halt to executions and initiates a debate about the future of capital punishment in Washington state. Meanwhile, state transportation officials continue to explore the cost overruns as repairs to Bertha are expected to take months. And the housing community reviews Seattle's affordability issue.</p><p>Steve Scher talks with Crosscut’s Knute Berger, Eli Sanders of The Stranger and news analyst Joni Balter about this week's top stories. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:53:36 +0000 Steve Scher & Jason Pagano 28834 at http://kuow.org Death Penalty Debate, Bertha Costs, And No Place Like Home Murder Victim's Sister 'Thrilled' For Death Penalty Moratorium http://kuow.org/post/murder-victims-sister-thrilled-death-penalty-moratorium <p>Marcie Sillman speaks with Karil Klingbeil, whose sister was murdered&nbsp;in 1981, about why she's pleased with the Governor Jay Inslee's suspension of the death penalty. Candy Hemmig was killed by Mitchell Rupe, whose appeals process was so lengthy that he died in prison of natural causes in 2006. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:08:02 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Posey Gruener 28754 at http://kuow.org Murder Victim's Sister 'Thrilled' For Death Penalty Moratorium Death Penalty History In Washington http://kuow.org/post/death-penalty-history-washington <p>Marcie Sillman talks with Tim Ford, lawyer and former president of <a href="https://www.wacdl.org/">Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers</a>, about how Washington state has used the death penalty in the past. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:03:57 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn 28660 at http://kuow.org Death Penalty History In Washington Suspending The Death Penalty In Washington State http://kuow.org/post/suspending-death-penalty-washington-state <p>Marcie Sillman and Ross Reynolds hear from reporters and interested parties in response to <a href="http://kuow.org/post/gov-inslee-there-have-been-too-many-doubts-raised-about-capital-punishment">Governor Jay Inslee's moratorium</a> on the death penalty in Washington state. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 23:41:15 +0000 Arwen Nicks, Ross Reynolds & Marcie Sillman 28603 at http://kuow.org Suspending The Death Penalty In Washington State Washington Governor Makes Another Push To Close Tax Exemptions http://kuow.org/post/washington-governor-makes-another-push-close-tax-exemptions <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/012814AJ_EducationFunding_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee continued his push on Tuesday for lawmakers to close tax exemptions to fund education.<p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:22:29 +0000 Austin Jenkins 27851 at http://kuow.org Washington Governor Makes Another Push To Close Tax Exemptions Washington Governor Calls For Higher Minimum Wage, Teacher COLAs http://kuow.org/post/washington-governor-calls-higher-minimum-wage-teacher-colas <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/011414AJ_StateOfTheState_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee&#160;introduced <span style="line-height: 1.5;">key policy proposals in his State of the State speech Tuesday.&#160;</span><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:01:57 +0000 Austin Jenkins 27099 at http://kuow.org Washington Governor Calls For Higher Minimum Wage, Teacher COLAs Washington Governor Proposes To End Several Tax Breaks To Fund Schools http://kuow.org/post/washington-governor-proposes-end-several-tax-breaks-fund-schools OLYMPIA, Wash - Oregon shoppers in Washington would pay sales tax and bottled water would be taxed under a&#160;proposal from Governor Jay Inslee to raise $1.2B in additional money for public schools.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/northwestnews/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/official_4x6_300dpi_0.jpg" alt="" /><p>Inslee, a Democrat, proposed Thursday&#160;to end or modify&#160;a dozen tax exemptions, extend two expiring tax hikes,&#160;and&#160;cut back&#160;by 25-percent&#160;a favorable tax rate that many bu Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:06:36 +0000 editor 10533 at http://kuow.org