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Inslee deploys 750 National Guardsman to protect Capitol Campus

Washington state national Guard

By Office of the Governor | Press Release Establishment of First Amendment and restricted areas on Capitol Campus Activated 750 Washington State National Guardsman to protect Capitol Campus as the Legislature convenes Editors Note: Pictured is Gov. Inslee visiting Guardsmen at Call Center in Tumwater, Wash. May 20, 2020. Joint Forces Headquarters, Washington National Guard. […]

Proclamation by the Governor amending and Extending Proclamation 20-05

Gov Inslee

By Office of Governor Jay Inslee | Proclamation WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, I issued Proclamation 20-05, proclaiming a State of Emergency for all counties throughout the state of Washington as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States and confirmed person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in Washington State; and WHEREAS, […]

Inslee requests extension of National Guard for COVID-19

Jay Inslee

By Office of the Governor | Press Release Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter today to the Trump administration requesting an extension of federal authority and funding for Washington National Guard employment in support of COVID-19 pandemic emergency response operations through December 31, 2020.  The letter reads, in part:  “As the number of positive COVID-19 cases […]

National Guard to assist ESD as tens of thousands still await unemployment payments

Suzi LeVine

National Guard to assist ESD as tens of thousands still await unemployment paymentsby Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff The National Guard has officially joined the Washington Employment Security Department (ESD), until further notice, to help the department work through an accumulation of unemployment claims. The ESD is backlog tens of thousands of claims following […]

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