The State of Our State Is Strong, Thanks to Jay Inslee

Governor Jay Inslee’s leadership has built Washington state into a progressive beacon for the nation.

Seattle, WA — At noon today, Governor Jay Inslee will deliver his State of the State address to a joint session of the Washington state legislature. As Governor Inslee lays out his vision for the 2020 legislative session and beyond, one thing is certain: the state of our state is strong, thanks to Governor Inslee’s leadership.

Since Jay Inslee took office, Washington state’s economy has soared. Under Inslee’s leadership, Washington state has been ranked the best state for business and the best state for workers. Governor Inslee has built the fastest-growing economy in the country, and U.S. News & World Report ranked Washington the best state in the nation in 2019.

At the same time, Washington state has set a new bar for what a progressive state looks like, passing first- and best-in-the-nation policies to support working families, children, and vulnerable communities.

“Here in Washington, we’ve shown the rest of the country what progressive leadership looks like,” said Washington State Democrats Chair Tina Podlodowski. “The state of our state is strong, and with nation-leading policies like Career Connect, paid family leave, and long-term care insurance, we have a lot to be proud of, thanks to Governor Inslee’s vision.”

Governor Inslee has led with the belief that our state thrives when our middle class and working families thrive. Washington state now has:

Democrats are ready to expand on this progress during the 2020 legislative session, and today’s State of the State address will lay out his vision for how we can address key priorities. Tune into today’s speech on CSPAN or TVW.