1.SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Jay Inslee, (D) Washington:
"But I did want to first tell you there is reason to be somewhat encouraged right now. Because based on the science that is at our disposal, it suggests that the steps that we are taking as a state are having a positive impact. We should be happy about that. And that's why over the weekend, we were able to return 400 ventilators to the national stockpile where other places that are having a more severe shortage in their medical system can use them."
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Jay Inslee, (D) Washington:
"We know this process is slow. It is methodical and I am glad we are committed to it lock, stock and barrel. We need to understand this, we are not out of the woods yet. We simply have to continue staying home, we have to continue social distancing, because all of the progress we've made to date could be wiped out if we retreat from this effort."
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Jay Inslee, (D) Washington:
"First, we know we have thousands of people who have put their lives into small businesses. We want to help them through this period. Therefore, we're opening the application process for an emergency $5 million grant program to help small businesses who've been impacted by COVID-19 and the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order."