DGA Statement on Governor David Ige’s Primary Victory in Hawaii
Today, Democratic Governors Association Chair Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) released the following statement about Governor David Ige’s primary victory in Hawaii:
“Congratulations to Governor David Ige on his primary victory in Hawaii,” said Inslee. “Under Governor Ige’s strong leadership, Hawaii now has the lowest unemployment rate in the country, while investing in infrastructure and a clean energy economy. Governor Ige has invested in Hawaii’s children, installing 1,300 air conditioners in classrooms and working with educators to tailor classes to student needs.
“I’ve been proud to work with Governor Ige to lead the charge in fighting back against President Trump’s immigration policies and his administration’s rollback of environmental protections. I congratulate the Governor on his nomination and look forward to working with him as a leading Democratic governor.”