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By Brooklynn Hillemann
Washington State Journal 

Gov. Inslee calls for swift action on affordable housing, rise in homelessness, climate change


Last updated 1/18/2022 at 7:14am

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Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his annual State of the State address in the state Capitol.

OLYMPIA – Immediate action must be taken to address climate change, the housing crisis, transportation, and education, Gov. Jay Inslee said in his annual State of the State address Jan. 11.

"We face a variety and dimension of demands greater than ever as we enter 2022," he said. "We must take action this day to keep and strengthen our commitments to those in need right now and in the future."

With a 2021-23 budget supplemented with leftover COVID relief funds and new federal revenue sources, Inslee said Legislators must act quickly to address big ticket issues.

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