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Washington state governor requests federal aid for survivors of August wildfires

Oct. 05, 2023 16:41 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has formally requested federal aid and a major disaster declaration to help people recover from deadly wildfire destruction in August in the eastern part of the state. The Democratic governor said in a news release Wednesday that...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tests positive for COVID-19 for 3rd time

Sep. 28, 2023 13:41 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has tested positive for COVID-19 for the third time. Inslee’s office said in a statement Thursday that he had tested positive and was experiencing very mild symptoms, including a cough. He plans to continue working. ...

Governors, Biden administration push to quadruple efficient heating, AC units by 2030

Sep. 21, 2023 19:42 PM EDT

A group of 25 state governors that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance and the Biden administration announced a pledge Thursday to quadruple the number of heat pumps in U.S. homes by 2030, from 4.7 million to 20 million. Heat pumps use little electricity, yet are able to heat and cool...