Washington, Oregon, California join pact for COVID-19 collab


OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined his counterparts in Oregon and California in creating "Western States Pact" that promises close collaboration in the continued fight against COVID-19.

"We are announcing that California, Oregon and Washington have agreed to work together on a shared approach for reopening our economies – one that identifies clear indicators for communities to restart public life and business," read a joint statement issued with Inslee, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and California Gov. Gavin Newsome