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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee is a fifth-generation Washingtonian who entered public service in 1985. He has served as Washington’s governor since 2013 and passed a comprehensive clean energy package in 2019. Inslee is the North American chair of the Under2 Coalition, the largest group of state and regional governments committed to fast and bold climate action in line with the Paris Agreement. Inslee founded the U.S. Climate Alliance in 2017 with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former California Gov. Jerry Brown. The bipartisan Alliance now includes 24 states and one territory.