Inslee’s Budget Takes Big Steps to Save Orcas and Salmon

Governor Jay Inslee’s 2019–21 state operating, capital, and transportation budgets include a wide range of investments to work towards thriving and resilient orca and salmon populations.

“We are undertaking a herculean effort to save these iconic creatures. It will take action at every level of the environment across our entire state,” Inslee said. “We need to restore the ecosystem to one that sustains orcas, salmon, and the quality of life for all Washingtonians.”