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We have work to do to increase the number of vaccinations.
As of June 30, bar-goers are able to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and diners can sit at restaurant tables that have long been vacant to reduce capacity… Continue reading
Under a new order, landlords can only evict a tenant if they refuse to seek help through a relief program.
Incentives range from big cash drawings to sports tickets and tuition. Drawings start next week.
Reaching 70% of adults with at least one shot would trigger the state to drop most COVID-19 restrictions.
With one vaccine now approved for kids 12 and older, parents shouldn’t wait for a school requirement.
Meanwhile, fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks in most places, the federal CDC said.
Gov. Inslee said an expected increase in vaccine supply enables the state to open eligibility.
He’s also extending moratoria on evictions and utility cut-offs and easing rules for nursing home visits.
The directive requires districts to offer at least two days of on-campus instruction per week for all grades.
Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s reopening plan will allow businesses to operate at 50% capacity starting March 22.
The governor acted after receiving the recommendation of a scientific panel enlisted by Western states.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that can waive some requirements for students who were on track before the pandemic.
“This should give educators more confidence,” Jay Inslee said. Other frontline workers could soon be next.
The governor issued a weekslong pause on regions moving backward, but has yet to outline a Phase 3.
Two months after the COVID vaccine landed in Washington, many still struggle to secure their shots.
The federal funds will go to fight COVID, aid renters and reopen shuttered schools and businesses.
Inslee signed a measure to spread out increases and boost weekly benefit checks for those who are unemployed.
Despite continued frustration from those seeking a shot, the state is making progress, he said.
A citizen panel approved a 1.75% increase for executives, legislators and justices 17 months from now.