Sunday, January 31, 2016
Inslee Touts Transportation And Job Growth
In a speech at a luncheon before Washington State Democrats, Governor Jay Inslee, who is seeking a second term spoke of improvements in the state's economy, the governor said that the state added 250,000 new jobs. He said that unemployment is down to single digits in every county of the state. In addition, Inslee praised a bi-partisan transportation bill.
Democrats were gathered for the quarterly meeting of the state central committee. Also at the meeting were Washington State Chief Justice Barbara Madsen and State Senator Cyrus Habib. Habib is running for the open seat for Lt. Governor.