News Releases for Public Safety

December 4, 2012
Gov. Gregoire announces 280 additional acres of Hood Canal now open for shellfish harvest

November 30, 2012
Gov. Gregoire, obstetricians seek to improve newborn health with full-term pregnancies

October 26, 2012
Gov. Gregoire, Coast Guard sign agreement to prevent, prepare for oil and other hazardous spills

May 3, 2012
Gov. Gregoire announces emergency state action to slow the spread of whooping cough

August 25, 2011
Gregoire signs agreement to improve emergency response

June 23, 2011
Gregoire issues statement in response to arrest, charge of plot to attack Seattle military processing station

March 21, 2011
Gov. Gregoire, DOC announce prison safety initiative following national review

March 19, 2011
Governor launches Washington State-Japan Relief Effort

August 13, 2010
Governor Requests SBA Disaster Aid for Snohomish County Apartment Fire

March 31, 2010
Gov. Gregoire signs legislation to enhance safety for communities, law enforcement officers

February 4, 2010
Gov. Gregoire appointed to Homeland Security Council of Governors

January 13, 2010
Gov. Gregoire announces plan to enhance community protection, safety of officers

January 13, 2010
Gov. Gregoire declares today Amber Alert day

October 24, 2009
Gov. Gregoire, Seattle Mayor Nickels sign agreement to replace Alaskan Way Viaduct with bored tunnel

July 27, 2009
Gov. Gregoire welcomes Homeland Security secretary to Washington

July 14, 2009
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on homeland security task force

July 13, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces federal recovery money to treat crime victims

July 2, 2009
Gov. Gregoire, Commissioner Goldmark urge fire safety over holiday weekend

June 3, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces $22.4 million in federal recovery money to bolster criminal justice programs

May 22, 2009
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on Memorial Day weekend safety

May 19, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces federal recovery money to help crime victims

May 15, 2009
Gov. Gregoire honors State Patrol officers at memorial

April 23, 2009
Water projects recommended — finalists for economic recovery funds listed

March 13, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces Washington traffic deaths continue to decline

January 22, 2009
Gov. Gregoire requests federal disaster declaration for flooding and slides

January 10, 2009
Gov. Gregoire's statement on expanding emergency declaration

January 8, 2009
State response to storms continues

January 7, 2009
State agencies responding to weather emergencies

January 6, 2009
More severe weather coming throughout the state

December 24, 2008
Governor Gregoire Proclaims Statewide Emergency for Winter Storms

December 1, 2008
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on President-elect Obama’s security team appointments

September 23, 2008
Gov. Gregoire announces Washington Military Department emergency management grants

May 2, 2008
Gov. Chris Gregoire Awards Law Enforcement Medal of Honor

March 31, 2008
Gov. Gregoire signs comprehensive gang legislation

February 15, 2008
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on campus safety

February 12, 2008
State agencies coordinate winter storm recovery efforts in eastern Washington

February 6, 2008
FEMA disaster aid registration deadline tomorrow

January 31, 2008
Gov. Gregoire proclaims State of Emergency due to repeated winter storm blasts

January 28, 2008
Gov. Gregoire Strengthens Focus and Organization of Storm Relief Efforts

January 24, 2008
Gov. Gregoire Statement on Real ID Extension

January 18, 2008
Gov. Chris Gregoire Visits Flood Victims, Volunteers

January 14, 2008
Governor Urges Businesses, Citizens to Make Contributions to Flood, Windstorm Victims

January 11, 2008
Gov. Gregoire pleased with emergency, citizen response to tornado

January 10, 2008
Gov. Gregoire Declares Sunday Amber Alert Day

January 9, 2008
Gov. Gregoire names Eldon Vail to lead Department of Corrections

January 7, 2008
Gov. Gregoire announces proposal to take drunk drivers off the road

December 21, 2007
Gov. Gregoire announces additional flood disaster declaration for King and Snohomish counties

December 19, 2007
Gov. Gregoire appoints David Edwards

December 19, 2007
Storm victims to get a break on college tuition

December 19, 2007
Gov. Gregoire names John O. Linde San Juan County Judge

December 19, 2007
Gov. Gregoire praises federal approval of additional counties to flood disaster declaration

December 18, 2007
Building a Better Future for Washington Families: Gov. Gregoire Grows Savings, Increases Safety in 2008 Supplemental Budget

December 15, 2007
Governor Gregoire requests adding three counties for disaster relief

December 12, 2007
Governor Gregoire holds sex offenders accountable for community safety

December 11, 2007
Governor Gregoire targets campus safety in her 2008 supplemental budget proposal

December 9, 2007
Governor Gregoire Thanks Federal Officials for Individual Assistance for Grays Harbor and Lewis Counties

December 8, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces State Will Lead Flood Control Project

December 6, 2007
Governor Gregoire Requests President Bush Declare December Storms a Federal Disaster

November 26, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Operation Crackdown: Statewide Sweep to Arrest Wanted Sex Offenders

November 16, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Eastern Washington Advisory Council

November 2, 2007
Governor Gregoire Thanks Corrections Secretary Clarke for Three Years of Service

October 19, 2007
Governor Gregoire Statement on Possible Deployment of Washington National Guard Troops

October 8, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Safety Improvements on US 2 in Snohomish County

September 25, 2007
Washington’s 2007 Seat Belt Use Rate Climbs

September 10, 2007
Governor Gregoire Sends Recommendations to Sex Offender Task Force to Improve Safety of Washington Families

July 17, 2007
Governor Gregoire Proclaims Statewide Wildfire Emergency

July 10, 2007
Governor Gregoire Encourages Washingtonians to Prepare for High Heat

July 2, 2007
Governor Gregoire Directs Concrete Barriers to be Installed on I-5 Near Marysville

June 22, 2007
Statement from Governor Gregoire on I-405 Worker Fatality

June 1, 2007
Gov. Gregoire Announces Six Counties to Receive Juvenile Justice Reform Grants from MacArthur Foundation

May 15, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Make Communities Safer

May 15, 2007
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Signs Budget to Invest in Education, Health Care and Jobs for Washington

May 11, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Protect Children and Support Families

May 9, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Improve School Safety

April 22, 2007
Making Changes Families Can Count On
Governor Gregoire and Legislature Focus on Education, Demand Accountability and Results

April 20, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Cap College Tuition

April 18, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Help Injured Workers Get Back to Work

April 10, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Create Uniformed Services Shared Leave Pool

March 23, 2007
Department of Homeland Security and the State of Washington Team Up To Advance Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative

March 23, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Keep Washington/B.C. Border Crossing Moving

March 19, 2007
Governor Gregoire Responds to Report from Department of Corrections

March 15, 2007
Statement from Governor Gregoire on Report from Department of Corrections

March 12, 2007
Governor Gregoire's Media Availability

March 7, 2007
Governor Gregoire Requests Federal Emergency Declaration for Skamania County Landslide

March 5, 2007
Snohomish County to Provide More Beds for State Violators

February 28, 2007
Governor Gregoire Directs Department of Corrections to Keep Violators Behind Bars

February 27, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces $1.45 Million for Oil Spill Response Allocated to Washington Communities

February 26, 2007
Washington Adjutant General Voted President of Governors’ Homeland Security Advisors Council

February 14, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for Public Facilities Damage

January 16, 2007
Governor Gregoire, Attorney General McKenna Urge Agencies to Reduce Identity Theft by Protecting Citizens’ Information

January 3, 2007
Governor Gregoire Statement on Shooting at Foss High School

December 19, 2006
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Makes Education Top Priority, Demands Accountability and Results

December 15, 2006
Governor Gregoire Outlines a Path Forward to Replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct and 520 Bridge

December 9, 2006
Governor Gregoire Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Flood-Damaged Public Facilities

December 1, 2006
Governor Gregoire Calls on Construction Industry to Ensure Safety of Cranes Operating in Washington

November 27, 2006
Washington to Receive $1 Million from USDOT to Repair Damaged Roads and Bridges

November 13, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Project to Keep Washington/B.C. Border Crossing Moving

October 13, 2006
Statement from Governor Gregoire on Signing of U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s Port Security Bill

October 2, 2006
Governor Gregoire Sends Letter to Attorney General Gonzales Regarding State Criminal Alien Assistance Program

September 5, 2006
Governor Gregoire Holds Media Availability; Addresses Wildfires, Pharmacy Board, Expert Review Panel

August 23, 2006
Governor Gregoire Proclaims Statewide Emergency Due to Wildfire Threat

July 31, 2006
Governor Gregoire Discusses Washington Wildfires

July 28, 2006
Governor Gregoire Proclaims State of Emergency for Chelan County Wildfire Near Stehekin

July 28, 2006
Statement from Governor Gregoire on Shooting at Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

June 29, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces New State Emergency Management Grants

June 27, 2006
Governor Gregoire: Hanford Cleanup Vital to All Washingtonians

June 20, 2006
Washington and British Columbia Call to Delay Passport Requirement

May 18, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Federal Aid Available for Storm Damaged Counties

April 14, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Agreement to Prepare Washington for Pandemic Flu

March 30, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Bill to Reduce Meth Use

March 20, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Measures to Protect Children and Increase Public Safety

March 15, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Bill to Make 5th DUI Conviction a Felony

February 3, 2006
Governor Gregoire Expands Emergency Proclamation for Road Damages

December 2, 2005
Gov. Gregoire to Congressional Delegation: Help Preserve Housing for Katrina, Rita Evacuees