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Washington Recovery Group executive summary

Who we are

The Washington Recovery Group will fill the important role to coordinate the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery activities and set priorities that strengthen the resiliency of our state and all Washingtonians.

What we do

The WRG acts in an advisory capacity. We will discuss recovery issues and efforts, establish unified objectives, and provide the governor’s executive cabinet lead with recommendations to support state recovery operations. We know successful collaboration throughout the state will create a more just and resilient Washington.

Washington Recovery Group

The Washington Recovery Group will fill the important role to coordinate the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery activities and set priorities that strengthen the resiliency of our state and all Washingtonians. 

Federal funds distributed for COVID-19 outbreak response

Read how funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act have been allocated so far in Washington.

Gov. Inslee issues directive to state agencies to freeze hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a directive to executive and small cabinet agencies today to freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases. The directive aims to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Washington's economy and financial outlook.

Directive to freeze hiring, personal services contracts and equipment purchases

In response to the state economy and financial outlook, effective May 18, 2020, Governor Inslee has directed state agencies under his authority to implement a freeze on:

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