The year in photos: 2019

As we end 2019, here’s a look back through photos of Gov. Jay Inslee’s work across the state, including staff favorites and never-before-seen snapshots.

Gov. Jay Inslee talks with Rep. Debra Lekanoff after her swearing-in-ceremony in the House Chamber of the State Capitol Building on January 14, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee takes in the machinery scheduled to begin demolition of the Alaska Way viaduct in Seattle on February 15, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Lawmakers and community members join Gov. Jay Inslee as he signs a bill that establishes Dolores Huerta Day on March 21, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee delivers congressional testimony on climate change before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce April 2, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee with students in Seattle after signing legislation that raises the tobacco smoking age to 21 on April 5, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee shares a conversation with a small attendee from the Capitol Campus Child Care Center at the Arbor Day tree planting ceremony on the Capitol Campus, April 26, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee celebrates Sine Die (the last day of session) and the successful, on-time end of the 2019 legislative session on April 29, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Washingtonians celebrate after Gov. Jay Inslee signs a landmark package of climate change legislation in Seattle on May 7, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov, Jay Inslee at the Washington State Patrol Fallen Officer Memorial, May 8, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the press after he signed the vaccine bill in Vancouver May 10, 2019. The bill came about after a measles outbreak spread throughout Clark County. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee after he signed the public option and long-term care bills May 13, 2019 at the Capitol Building. (Office of the Governor photo)
First Lady Trudi Inslee holds a tenant’s cat after touring the tenant’s apartment May 20, 2019. The 40-unit permanent supportive housing building in downtown Bellingham houses formerly homeless individuals. (Office of the Governor)
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at the “Stop the Bans” Day of Action rally in Olympia May 21, 2019. Cities across the nation held held rallies to support reproductive rights. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov, Jay Inslee learns more about high-performance solar panels July 17, 2019 at the Silfab Solar ribbon cutting in Bellingham. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee plays a quick game of hockey with his grandchildren in the Methow Valley July 19, 2019 during an outreach day to Eastern Washington. (Office of the Governor)
Emilia, a Planned Parenthood patient, discussed how Title X funding made a difference in her life during an event at Planned Parenthood Seattle Aug. 22, 2019 (Office of the Governor).
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to hundreds of students who walked out of school for a Climate Strike Sept. 20, 2019 in Spokane. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee provided keynote remarks at the opening ceremony of Climate Week in New York City Sept. 25, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jay Inslee reads up on Washington state history during the Burke Museum opening in Seattle on Oct. 11, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee listens to tribal members speak about issue important to tribal communities during the two-day Centennial Accord on November 7, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
A mother embraces her child during the foster care adoption ceremony in Olympia. First Lady Trudi Inslee attended the event on Nov. 21, 2019. (Office of the Governor photo)
Gov. Jan Inslee and retired soccer player Kasey Keller walk the MLS cup down the steps of the Capitol Building Nov. 22, 2019 a few weeks after the Sounders won the cup. (Office of the Governor photo)
Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis answers questions from the press after Gov. Jay Inslee announced her appointment to the Washington State Supreme Court Dec. 4, 2019 (Office of the Governor photo)

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