It was attended by over 200 guests, including several elected officials and candidates, supporters, family, friends and staff. He stated that he was glad to see some "not so old friends and new ones too". His speech emphasized, over and over with all of his accomplishments for renewable energy efforts, clean water and open space aquisisition (such as Wild Sky Wilderness), and Health Care and Wall Street Reform, that America should move "forward and not backwards". He also emphasized that he supports protecting local jobs by supporting Boeing's bid for the Air Force Tanker program.
Jay Addresses Supporters
Some young supporters joined Jay on the stage with some
signs they created saying Vote for Jay Inslee
Jay Inslee co-authored a book a couple years ago entitled "Apollos Fire".
The New Apollo Project emphasizes the following concepts:
The enregy and environment programs Congressman Inslee has introduced are just one area in which he works. There are many others and he has many loyal supporters who know it.
- break our addiction to Middle East oil and protect our national security;
- take on the challenge of global warming; and
- grow our economy and create jobs.
Two excited Inslee Campaign volunteers
Jay Inslee's kick off was enjoyable for all of his supporters.
Jay and an enthusiastic supporter!
Jay shares a moment with Rep Maralyn Chase
who is taking home some signs.
She is also a candidate for State Senate this year.